The Department of Theater presents a range of theatrical productions each academic year, including productions done by faculty and students.

cast of bluest eye play
A scene from Toni Morrison’s "The Bluest Eye," adapted for the stage by Lydia Diamond. Photo credit: John Seyfried

Each year, the Department of Theater presents a season of theatrical offerings that includes three faculty or guest-directed mainstage productions in Hall Auditorium, and several student-directed projects in Kander Theater. Casting for all productions are open to all Oberlin College students.

In addition to productions sponsored by the department, students may participate in plays sponsored by other departments and such student theater organizations such as Oberlin Student Theater Association (OSTA) and Oberlin Musical Theater Association (OMTA).

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