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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

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  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 …