This year marks the 10th annual Benefest.
Vibrancy Theater is not just a theater company but a movement as well. The stories the group performs are ones centered around BIPOC stories and issues, fostering conversations about racial and social issues that they hope make audiences stop and think about their actions and lives as a whole.
Lost Flamingo Company, or LFC, hosts a shadow cast performance of “Rocky Horror” at The Union, 18 W. Union St. every year.
Ohio University’s School of Theater is putting on a production of Summer and Smoke, a play which will also serve as OU’s first production to offer a sensory-friendly version of the performance for individuals with sensory processing-related disorders.
Doug O’Connor will perform at Ohio University on Wednesday at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
The “State of the Arts: Mentor + Mentee Exhibition,” which will run through Nov. 2, showcases art created by teachers and their students from Ohio high schools.
Every year, the group hosts a shadow-cast performance of Rocky Horror.
The festival features a packed schedule of different genres of short films ranging from animated to documentary-style.
Tantrum Theater is putting on Men on Boats, a uniquely historical show that relies heavily on gender diversity. The show will be Tantrum’s first return to live performances since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Currently displayed at the Kennedy Museum of Art, LACUNA is on display until March 6, 2022. Admission is free.
Each of Ohio University’s affiliated performing arts groups have productions planned for the upcoming fall semester. With the coronavirus pandemic still a prominent issue, each of the programs aim to keep the shows afloat, while still remaining cautious of health concerns.
The pandemic forced the Athena to close for approximately 16 months. In July, the theater reopened its doors and began showing movies in-person again.
With a packed schedule, Stuart’s will be hosting a plethora of different artists and performances. Stuart’s is excited to be welcoming back Todd Snider on Thursday, Aug. 26.
Athens is not only home to art students at Ohio University but also home to multiple art studios and outlets that host events throughout the academic year.