THE GANNON KNIGHT

Show on its way to Schuster

April 9, 2014

Gannon University gets ready to finish its 2013-2014 season with a belly-busting farce. Stephen Sondheim’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” opens on Gannon’s stage Thursday, April 24. The Schuster Theatre...

Gannon celebrates arts for holidays

December 4, 2013

A rare nugget of art appreciation, the Schuster Art Gallery pledges itself to promote the artistic efforts of local artists. In collaboration with the Northwestern Pennsylvania Artists Association, a nonprofit visual arts organization,...

Panic! at the Disco’s album shows whole new side of band

October 9, 2013

Panic! At the Disco makes its comeback after its two-year break following “Vices and Virtues.” The newest album from Panic!, “Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die,” was officially released Tuesday. However, on Sept. 30 the...

‘Grrrlz’ cast on the prowl

October 1, 2013

Gannon University’s Schuster Theatre is set to celebrate and empower women this weekend with its debut: “Grrrlz.” The 2013-2014 main stage season opener, “Grrrlz,” which opens Thursday, is an amalgamation of monologues...

CAST proves Shakespeare to be entertaining

September 25, 2013

An honest, accessible Shakespearean dialogue is what all theater lovers look for and that’s just what they got from the Cambridge American Stage Tour, also known as CAST. This past week, Gannon University’s Schuster Th...

The British are coming.. to Schuster Theatre

September 18, 2013

The British are indeed taking over Gannon University’s Schuster Theatre. The Cambridge American Stage Tour – CAST – will present William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” on Gannon’s stage Saturday. CAST, a ...

Scotland or bust

September 11, 2013

Gannon University’s globalization goals will take on a new look in 2014. Gannon’s Schuster Theatre has been asked to participate in the 2014  International Collegiate Theatre Festival – ICTF –  which is part of the...

Erie’s theater wild child settles down

September 4, 2013

Dramashop, a fairly new creation in the sphere of Erie theater, has finally found a home. Dramashop’s first two seasons were spent jostling sets, actors and audience members from location to location for every show. But...

Musical revue showcases songs from Broadway hits

April 17, 2013

Gannon University Schuster Theatre gears up to open yet another production as the semester winds down. “And the World Goes ‘Round,” the final show in Schuster Theatre’s season begins its last rehearsals before opening...

‘8’ brings readings from controversial court case

April 10, 2013

Equality has been a long debated topic in the United States. From racial equality to gender equality, the American people have been questioning the statement that all persons were created equal for more than 60 years. That...

‘The Children’s Hour’ to open at The Schuster Theatre

February 14, 2013

With the midway mark of the semester nearing Gannon University, the starting point for “The Children’s Hour” looms closer to the Schuster Theatre. Set in 1930s America, Lillian Hellman’s famous blacklisted play is set...

Student comes alive in ‘The Sound of Music’

November 29, 2012

The Erie community offers many ways for aspiring performers to get involved, from the Gannon University Schuster Theatre to the Erie Playhouse to independent companies as well. In fact, there is generally a lot of crossover...

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