UD's REP announced 2022-23 theater season

UD’s REP to offer 2-play season, bonus shows

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

The University of Delaware’s Resident Ensemble Players will offer a two-play 2022-23 season, with bonus weekend-only chamber shows. The REP, as the University of Delaware’s professional acting troupe is called, will offer “Arsenic and Old Lace” Nov. 3-Nov. 20 and “Medea” April 13-April 30. In addition, the resident ensemble will off something new: Chamber REP, a series of one-weekend events, …

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‘Blue Door,’ ‘Other World:’ 2 riveting theater experiences

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  Much of the action in Delaware Theatre Company’s ‘Other World’ takes place inside a video game, hence the hero avatars and puppet scorpion. Photo by Matt Urban/NuPoint Marketing   Delaware theatergoers have a choice of two spectacular performances this week, one in Newark and one in Wilmington. Both “The Blue Door” by the University of Delaware’s professional Resident Ensemble …

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UD’s Resident Ensemble returns to live theater in February

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Fans of UD’s REP will be saying ‘Halleluiah’ at news the theater will reopen in February.   After nearly two years with its theater dark, the University of Delaware’s Resident Ensemble Players will return in 2022 with a two-play indoor season. Its first show will be “Blue Door” by Tanya Barfield, running Feb. 24-March 13. The second production will be …

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Budget cuts lead UD’s theater head to retire after 2021-22 school year

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The longtime head of UD’s theater program and professional acting troupe will leave in 2022.   The longtime head of the University of Delaware’s theatre department is retiring after his theater’s budget was cut more than 50%. Sanford “Sandy” Robbins, who has been working at UD for 32 years, will lead the theater program through one more school year, leaving …

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UD’s Resident Ensemble Players offerings will stay online for fall

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  UD’s REP Theatre plans to return to indoor performances in 2002, with curtain calls like this one from 2017’s “You Can’t Take It With You.”   The University of Delaware’s professional theater company will keep its offerings online in the fall, but begin planning for a return to live performances in 2022. The Resident Ensemble Players will offer four …