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AU Playhouse stages Ibsen classic "A Doll's House" this week

The final show in “The Power of Love” season at the AU Playhouse, A Doll's House, runs this weekend only, Wednesday through Saturday April 6-9 at 7:30 PM with an additional 2:00 PM matinee on Saturday, April 9 in Belk Th...

South Carolina School of the Arts Theater Department chair Dr. Deborah McEniry

Theatre Department chair Dr. Deborah McEniry featured on prominent Greenville website

This month, Greenvilleonline.com featured a story announcing the one-woman show by the South Carolina School of the Arts Theatre Department chair Dr. Deborah McEniry. It explained the premise behind YESNOMAYBE: The...

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AU Musical Theatre student Craig Smith wins second place in national competition

Craig Smith, an AU musical theatre major and Anderson, South Carolina, native, won second place in his category at the 2015 National Student Auditions hosted by the National Association of Teachers of Singing. ...

Dr. Deborah McEniry

AU Theatre Professor Chosen for NYC Festival

Upstate theatre-goers will have an opportunity to see YESNOMAYBE: The Doppelganger and the Professor before it goes to New York City for the prestigious United Solo Theater Festival next month. The performance is fr...

Summer Repertory Theatre Returns

The Anderson University Summer Repertory Theatre returns to the South Carolina School of the Arts on June 22nd as area high school actors join with Anderson University actors and alumni to stage two plays. This year, the...

AU Theatre Presents Broadway Production of Mary Poppins

The South Carolina School of the Arts will present the wildly successful Disney and Cameron Mackintosh Broadway production of Mary Poppins October 22-25 in the Henderson Auditorium of the Rainey Fine Arts Center. All sho...

Play tells story of Jewish girl who kept hundreds of letters during and after time in Nazi camps

Arlene Hutton’s play Letters to Sala will be performed in Anderson University’s Belk Theatre February 19-22. Performances will begin at 7:30 each evening with a 2:00 p.m. matinee on Saturday. The play is based on the tr...

Christmas First Night

The community invited to Christmas First Night performances

Christmas First Night, an Anderson University tradition, features the best instrumental and vocal music, dance, and theatre from the South Carolina School of the Arts, all with an emphasis on the joy of the Christmas sea...

Into the Woods

AU Playhouse presents the musical Into the Woods Oct. 23-26

AU Playhouse presents the musical Into the Woods Oct. 23-26 The AU Playhouse of the South Carolina School of the Arts will present the musical Into the Woods at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23-26 at the Rainey Fine Arts Center on ca...

The Corn is Green

AU Playhouse presents The Corn is Green

The AU Playhouse of the South Carolina School of the Arts will present The Corn is Green at the Belk Theatre of the Rainey Fine Arts Center September 25-28. The story by Emlyn Williams is a now-classic play about an ins...

AU Rep Theatre

High school students to perform June 26-29 in the South Carolina School of the Arts summer theatre

The South Carolina School of the Arts will offer a college course intended for high school students earning college hours this summer. The AU Rep Theatre is an exciting three-week theatre experience for high school theat...

President’s Gala

Anderson University unveils the South Carolina School of the Arts

Anderson University unveils the South Carolina School of the Arts Announcement comes during annual President’s Gala Before a packed house at the annual President’s Gala, which showcased the best of Anderson University...

President’s Gala

Theatrical, musical artists take center stage at upcoming President's Gala

AU President Dr. Evans Whitaker and First Lady Diane Whitaker cordially invite the public to the annual President’s Gala. A host of talented singers, dancers and instrumentalists will present the free concert on Friday,...

Mother Courage and Her Children

AU Playhouse to stage unique version of Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her Children April 10-13

One of the cardinal rules of attending theatre performances is usually to turn off cell phones and electronic devices, but the creative artists of Anderson University Playhouse are staging a unique performance of Mother...

Doubt, a Parable

Upcoming play, Doubt, a Parable, to challenge audience Feb. 20-23

The Anderson University Playhouse will present Doubt, a Parable, which won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize, a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for Most Outstanding New Play, February 20-23 in the Belk Theatre of the Rainey Fine...

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