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Liztech Collaboration 2014
The Wizard of Oz

The magical classic, The Wizard of Oz, is coming to East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania in the theatre department’s musical adaption of L. Frank Baum’s novel from April 24-27 at the Smith-McFarland Theatre in the Fine and Performing Arts Building. This version includes memorable songs from the beloved MGM film which is marking its 75th anniversary.

A fundraising initiative between the theatre department and Liztech Jewelry will allow individuals not only the opportunity to purchase unique pins that coincide with characters from the Wizard of Oz, but also the opportunity to support the theatre department.

For every pin from The Wizard of Oz collection sold between April 21-27, either in-store or on-site during one of the performances, 50 percent of the profits will be donated to ESU’s theatre department.

Arts & Letters Speaker Series 2010
Marni Nixon: Voice of the Stars
Grammy-nominated soprano, Emmy-award winning actress and author, Marni Nixon came to ESU and spoke about her fascinating career in musical theater working with such composing masters as Leonard Bernstein.

She discussed her experiences in dubbing the singing voices for Natalie Wood in “West Side Story,” Audrey Hepburn in “My Fair Lady,” Deborah Kerr in “The King and I,” as well as a few notes for Marilyn Monroe in “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.”

A special master class was given to the Theatre majors by Ms. Nixon.

New Clown and Physical Theatre Workshop 2005 with Don Rieder and Valerie Dean, instructors for professional and university training programs who have worked with the Cirque De Solieil and the National Circus School of Canada