Theater

December 4, 5, 6, 2014, 7:30 p.m. and December 7, 2 p.m.

Pericles

by By William Shakespeare
Directed by Paul Moser

In Shakespeare’s late romance, a young monarch’s search to find a wife and escape the incestuous King of Antioch launches a spider web of adventures in the ancient Mediterranean. Read more

February 5, 6, 7, 2015, 7:30 p.m. and February 8, 2 p.m.

Dessa Rose

By Lynn Ahrens, with music by Stephen Flaherty
Directed by Caroline Jackson-Smith

Young slave Dessa Rose and white, well-born Ruth forge an unlikely alliance. It ultimately leads to friendship and admiration as they struggle to overcome boundaries of race and gender in pre-Civil War America. Joyous, harrowing, and soul stirring, their story explores emotions unmatched by most other musicals. Read more

April 16, 17, 18, 2015, 7:30 p.m. and April 19, 2 p.m.

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

By Bertolt Brecht
Directed by Heather Anderson Boll

“Terrible is the temptation to do good!” warns Bertolt Brecht’s narrator. But good is all that the simple kitchen maid Grusha knows. And when she aids a defenseless infant, their fascinating story calls into question our basic assumptions of what is right in a world gone horrifically wrong.
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Violin 2015 | Piano 2014
For young musicians ages 13 to 18
$10,000 first prize

Concerto-round performance with the Cleveland Orchestra. Competition is presented by the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, the Cleveland Orchestra and showcases the most promising young musicians from around the world. The competition provides more than $20,000 in prize money and concert engagements with orchestras in Beijing and Shanghai, China.

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