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Penn State Berks Theatre Department presents Festival of Plays

The Penn State Berks Theatre Department will present the annual Festival of Plays, a showcase of student written and produced plays, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium on campus. This event is free and open to the public.
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Penn State Berks Theatre presents 'Biloxi Blues'

The Penn State Berks Theatre Department will present "Biloxi Blues," the second play in a trilogy written by Neil Simon, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 through Saturday, April 14, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for veterans and Penn State students, staff and faculty; $10 for general admission, and free for area high school students.
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Penn State Berks holds fable workshop for Glenside Elementary students

Fifty-five third graders from Glenside Elementary School in Reading will visit Penn State Berks on Feb. 27 for a fable workshop beginning at 9:45 a.m. in the Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. The workshop is a joint initiative of the college’s elementary and early childhood education and theatre degree programs, and coordinated by David Bender, associate professor of educational psychology.
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Penn State Berks Theatre Department presents ‘the terrible girls’

The Penn State Berks Theatre Department will present "the terrible girls," written by Jacqueline Goldfinger, at 8 p.m., Feb. 21-24, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium. This production contains adult language and adult situations, and it is free and open to the public.
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Theatre meets engineering at Penn State Berks

While majoring in engineering and minoring in theatre may seem like an odd combination at first, three Penn State Berks Engineering students with theatre minors find that it is opening doors for them in unexpected ways. They recently had the opportunity to expand their technical knowledge by participating in the 50th Annual Region 2 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival hosted by Indiana University of Pennsylvania in January.
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Theatre students honored at American College Theatre Festival

Penn State Berks Theatre students attended the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) Region 2, held Jan. 17–20 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. During the event, they were invited to perform a scene from the fall 2017 mainstage production of "Macbeth."