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The Laramie Project: Remembering the past and ratifying the present

‘The Laramie Project:’ Remembering the past and ratifying the present

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter April 3, 2024

On Oct. 6, 1998, Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten, robbed and tied to a fencepost on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyo. Six days later, he succumbed to his injuries in a hospital in Fort Collins, Colo.  The...

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‘Jesus Christ Superstar:’ A truly stellar and spiritual experience

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter February 21, 2024

Spoilers ahead for “Jesus Christ Superstar.” One of the more controversial yet critically acclaimed musicals came to Oakland University's Varner Studio Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 15 to a sold-out...

Police Files: 3/9/2022

Tori Coker, Content Editor March 9, 2022

Injured on the job Varner Hall has been the site of two recent occupational injury incidents — though the two incidents appear by all accounts to be unrelated to one another. At 9:30 a.m. on November...

Marianne (Madeline Daunt) and Elinor (Emily Nichter) in Sense and Sensibility.

SMTD presents: ‘Sense and Sensibility’ by Jane Austen

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor February 14, 2022

The School of Music, Theatre and Dance will kick off the return to campus by putting on a performance of Kate Hamil’s rendition of “Sense and Sensibility” by Jane Austen. The road here wasn’t easy,...

The Oakland University Department of Music, Theatre and Dance put on Equus from Nov. 12-22 in the Varner Studio Theatre.

‘Equus’ pulls on all emotions

By Rachel Williams, staff reporter November 15, 2015

If you are looking for drama, passion, psychological intrigue, mental unraveling and full-frontal nudity, then “Equus”is the play for you. Oakland University’s Music, Theatre and Dance production...

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,...

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