Oakland University Brings Chekhov’s Drama ‘Seagull’ to the Stage

The Oakland University School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Anton Chekhov's Seagull at Varner Studio Theatre from February 7 - 10 and February 13 - 15, 2019. Translated by Curt Columbus and directed by Lynnae Lehfeldt, the action in this slice-of-life drama set in the Russian countryside at the end of the 19th century revolves around the play’s dissatisfied characters’ romantic and artistic conflicts. Some desire love. Some desire success. Some desire artistic genius. No one, … [Read more...]

From Fairy Tales to a Rock Opera, OU’s 2018-19 Theatre Season Offers Something for Everyone

  The Oakland University Department of Theatre will kick off its 2018-19 season on Thursday, Oct. 11 with Into the Woods, a “Once Upon a Time” tale that introduces the hopes and dreams of characters from some of our favorite fairy tales and explores the lengths we go to for our dreams — and the potentially high cost of getting what we want. Guest directed by Scott Mikita with choreography by Rachel Constantino, Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim … [Read more...]