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    For ticket reservations for Main Stage productions, or to volunteer at the Schuster Theatre as Box Office Staff, Ushers, Run Crew, etc, please click on the links below.  Please note, we will only contact you in regard to your reservation if there is an issue.  All tickets will be at the Box Office for pick up 1 hour prior to each performance.  If reserved tickets are not picked up 10 minutes prior to curtain, they will be released to a waiting list.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

     

    PLEASE NOTE:  RESERVATIONS FOR ALL 8PM PERFORMANCES WILL STOP BEING PROCESSED AT 4PM ON THAT DAY.  RESERVATIONS FOR 2PM PERFORMANCES WILL STOP BEING PROCESSED AT 12PM ON THAT DAY.  RESERVATIONS COMPLETED ON THE DAY OF A PERFORMANCE AFTER THESE CUTOFF TIMES WILL NOT BE ON RESERVE AT THE BOX OFFICE.  WE APPRECIATE YOUR COOPERATION. 

     PLEASE NOTE:  RESERVATION BUTTONS WILL BECOME ACTIVE WHEN WE BEGIN TO TAKE RESERVATIONS FOR EACH SHOW.  IF YOU TRY TO CLICK A RED BUTTON AND A RESERVATION FORM DOES NOT OPEN, WE ARE NOT TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR THAT PRODUCTION AT THIS TIME.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.

     

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    Auditions for TROJAN WOMEN are Aug 23 & 24

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    We are proud to announce auditions for our first main stage production of 2018-2019, TROJAN WOMEN, to be held on Thursday & Friday August 23-24 at 6pm in the Schuster Theatre.  

    Directed by Alaina Manchester, TROJAN WOMEN (Written by, Adapted by Ellen McLaughlin) focuses on the story of the women of Troy after the war.  From Playscripts.com "In the wake of their devastating defeat, the women of Troy, all now widows, wait on the beach below the ravaged city to be claimed by their Greek conquerors as slaves and concubines.  Though the war is over, exile and degradation lie ahead and the fates of these women, including Queen Hecuba, her daughter Cassandra, the doomed, mad prophetess, and her daughter-in-law Andromache, widow of the great Hector, are still in the balance."

    Cast Size: 12 women, 2 men (Cast size can easily expand to more)

    Audition Date/Time:  Aug 23 & 24 at 6pm

    Audition Location:  Schuster Theatre (620 Sassafras Street, 2nd floor - please enter through the elevator entrance near the driveway.)

    What to prepare:  Prepared 2 minute monologues are welcome, but not required.  Cold readings will be provided.

    What to bring with you:  Your class, lab, and work schedule.  These will be used to report all conflicts on the audition form and help with rehearsal scheduling. 

    What to wear:  Comfortable clothes that you can move in.

    Questions?  Please contact Alaina Manchester at manchest003@gannon.edu.


    Cambridge University American Stage Tour Returns to Gannon's Schuster Theatre!

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     Now in its eighteenth year, Cambridge University's largest international tour show has been performing to packed houses and critical acclaim since 2000. Each September, Cambridge's most talented actors, directors, designers and technicians travel across the Atlantic to bring a Shakespeare play to colleges, high schools and professional theatres. This year's production will be The Tempest, directed by Anastasia Bruce-Jones.

    CAST is increasingly renowned as a showcase of the leading dramatic talent in Cambridge, including countless actors and directors about to enter the world of professional theatre. The directors of the last six CAST productions have gone on to successful careers in theatre directing.

    CAST returns to Gannon University's Schuster Theatre for a One Day Only performance of "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare on Sunday, Sept 16 at 2pm.

    Please check back here and on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for more information as this exciting engagement gets closer!

    Patron of the Arts Receptions are Scheduled for 2018-19 Season

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    The Schuster Theatre is proud to announce our Patron of the Arts Receptions are scheduled for our upcoming 2018-19 Season!  Mark your calendars to come and join the casts of our shows in an opening night celebration before our first show.  Meet the cast and crew, enjoy refreshments in our lobby, and then stay for our Opening Night performances!


    LOCATION

    Gannon University
    Schuster Theatre
    620 Sassafras St.
    Erie, PA 16501

    DATES/TIMES

    TROJAN WOMEN:  Thursday, Sept 27 at 6:30pm
    ENDGAME:  Wednesday, Feb 13 at 6:30pm
    BIG FISH:  Thursday, April 25 at 6:30pm
    ***Please note, there will not be a Patron of the Arts Reception for A MEDIEVAL CHRISTMAS BANQUET.

    Special thanks to the Schuster Fund for the Arts, Lori Steadman, and Alpha Psi Omega Kappa Beta Cast.



     
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