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Thomas D. Mahard plays Scrooge on stage with the company of A Christmas Carol.

Holiday tradition takes the stage at Meadow Brook Theatre

Faith Brody, Life Editor November 15, 2016

Meadow Brook Theatre will celebrate 35 years of performing “A Christmas Carol” this holiday season. “Folks come back to see ‘A Christmas Carol’ year after year,” said Cheryl Marshall, Meadow...

“The House of Bernarda Alba” takes the stage during the month of November.

“The House of Bernarda Alba” takes the stage

Faith Brody, Life Editor November 7, 2016

Sexual repression, dominance, guilt, oppression. “The House of Bernarda Alba," the newest production put on by Oakland University's Music, Theatre and Dance Department promises all of this and more. When...

Cast members listen to director of The Scarlet Pimpernel Fred Love giving blocking notes.

“The Scarlet Pimpernel” opens MTD’s season

Faith Brody, Life Editor October 4, 2016

“This show is not your ordinary musical,” said Alex Benoit, a sophomore acting major. “Yes it has dancing, yes it has singing, yes it has acting, but it is very rare that you can find a show...

Jake Daley

Life in the limelight: Oakland MTD post-grad experiences

Rachel Williams, Staff Reporter September 6, 2016

Regardless of your major, life after college can be difficult between trying to find a job and making it in the “real world.” Oakland’s Music, Theatre and Dance Department offers strong experience...

Talent and hard work combine for OU singer victory

Rachel Williams, Life Editor August 30, 2016

  Robert Skylis, Management Information Systems major and Music minor, received first place at a national music competition. Skylis was recognized as the winner of the lower undergraduate studio...

In the Music, Theatre and Dance programs The Adventures of Pinocchio, the title character spends time with a real boy, who shows Pinocchio how to have fun.

Theatre department brings wooden tale to life

Jake Smith, staff reporter May 25, 2016

After the end of the winter semester and the stress of finals came to a close, many Golden Grizzlies took off for the summer or prepared for summer courses, but some Music, Theatre and Dance (MTD) students...

Letter to the editor: Good intentions gone bad

Emily Brett November 23, 2015

I'm an OU student, and I was lucky enough to see the theatre program's production of Equus this past weekend. I've gotten to see a few of their plays before, but this was by far my favorite. I usually...

The CSA service window offers a wide variety of tickets for on-campus activities and events.

CSA ticket window holds variety of discounted tickets for students

By Alexus Bomar October 4, 2015

A social life gold mine is buried deep in the OC at the Center for Student Activities and Leadership Development (CSA) service window, which offers students discounted tickets and trips.“There are so...

‘A Doll’s House’ is no child’s play

By Kaylee Kean February 11, 2015

There are plays meant to entertain and there are plays meant to challenge the mind. “A Doll’s House” falls into the latter category.Written in 1879 by Henrik Ibsen and translated by Frank McGuinness,the...

Provost Lentini

OU faculty featured in Arts-After-Noon performance series

By Kaylee Kean March 27, 2014

On Thursday, March 27 at 6 p.m. Dr. James Lentini, senior vice president of academic affairs and provost, and other OU faculty will be performing as part of the Thursday Arts-After-Noon concert series...

Love, luck and loss: the story of Sweet Charity

Love, luck and loss: the story of Sweet Charity

By Kaylee Kean March 19, 2014

The music, theatre and dance department is introducing its next musical production, Sweet Charity, opening this Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Varner Studio Theatre.The musical, originally directed by Bob Fosse,...

‘Carrie the Musical’ thrills audience

LeeAnn Brown October 20, 2013

Oakland University Theatre wrapped up its final showings of "Carrie the Musical" this past weekend in the Varner Studio Theatre.This was OU’s first horror musical production, according to director Fred...

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