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Update to our Virtual 2020-21 Season

Due to unforeseen delays in licensing negotiations, the performances of our musical revue In My Shoes, originally scheduled to open March 19, have been postponed. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to sharing the performance with you as soon as we are able.

Our annual Student-Written/Student-Directed One-Act Festival is scheduled for April 7, 8, 9, 2021. Information regarding the performance link and password will be available soon.

We are excited to be bringing you a new production added to our season, Ties That Bind A Trio of One-Acts. Directed by Pirooz Aghssa, Ties That Bind will feature the plays Drowning by Maria Irene Fornes; On Facebook by Doug Wright; and The Sentinels by Matthew Lopez. Performances are scheduled for the end of April and early May, 2021 and are suggested for mature audiences.

If you have any questions about our season, please contact Pam Cardell at [email protected] or leave a message at 734.487.1220 and we will respond as soon as possible. We greatly appreciate your patience and continued support of EMU Theatre and the School of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts.

The S.I.T. Campaign: Seats in Theatres

The School of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts needs your help to replace all seats in both the Legacy and Sponberg Theatres. We are seeking to raise a minimum of $200,000 between September, 2019 and August, 2020.

You can help us reach our goal by making a gift for individual or multiple seats in one or both theatres. Or you can make a contribution of any size to support this important cause.

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News & Announcements

  • Last spring, the COVID-19 outbreak forced EMU Theatre to cancel the final two productions of its 2019-2020 season. With continuing uncertainty regarding the spread of the virus, and the paramount need to ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and patrons, EMU Theatre has produced its 2020-2021 season virtually. Auditions, rehearsals, and performances have been accomplished via online formats. Plans for the 2021-22 season will be reevaluated as revised pandemic data emerges. At present, scheduling for all other special events is pending, including the John Charles Retirement event and S.I.T. Campaign celebration that was initially slated for June 2020. Find out about events, auditions, student competitions, and calendars for the School of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts via our bi-weekly newsletter, Tuesday News.

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