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Shakespeare school tour brings classic play to students

For some students, the long days of Shakespeare readings in high school classrooms are over –– thanks to the Ohio State Department of Theatre. Co-directors and graduate students in theater Eric Brinkman and Aubrey Helene will present a cut version of Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors” ...

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What’s up: Aug. 31-Sept. 3

Thursday, Aug. 31 Ohio State at Indiana watch party, 7 p.m. on the South Oval. Watch the Buckeyes kick off their 2017 football season on two screens and enjoy free Skyline Chili. Admission is free. Friday, Sept. 1 Breakaway Music Festival, 12 p.m. at Mapfre ...

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Students and faculty collaborate on play

The Ohio State Department of Theatre will address addiction, mental illness, art and matricide in its adaptation of “The Coast of Illyria” this weekend. Set in 19th-century London, the dark comedy examines the struggles of family bonding despite mental health and addiction issues. The play ...

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Theater therapy through Shakespeare

The works of William Shakespeare have long been studied for their depth, rhythm and progressiveness, but more recently, actors at Ohio State are using them for drama therapy.   Since 2012, the Shakespeare and Autism Project at OSU has worked with children on the autism ...

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Students put their own spin on ‘Richard II’

While William Shakespeare’s “Richard II” might not be adept at handling finances — wrongfully taking money from his subjects to finance a war — Ohio State’s English department has managed to produce four sold-out performances of the play with a single donation. Last academic year, ...

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