Notre Dame College’s Performing Arts programs are going virtual with their Joan Cronin Reagan #NDCPerforms series for fall 2020.
Performances still will feature the College choirs, dance, band and theatre ensembles, highlighted by the traditional holiday choir concert. All events will be broadcast live on the Notre Dame Performing Arts Facebook page and NDCPerforms YouTube channel.
The seasonal choir performance of spiritual and secular music that begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 11 concludes the month-long series of free arts entertainment.
Another highlight and first this year will be the College theatre department, in collaboration with Mercury Theatre Company, performance of “Middletown” streaming on-demand over the Thanksgiving holiday. Beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, November 26, until midnight, Sunday, November 29, the production will be available to view on any device or cast to a television. Tickets are available online for $12. Mercury Theatre Company will send an email with a YouTube link for viewing. The performance can be viewed on any device or cast to TV.
MIddletown is a modern take on Thornton Wilder’s classic comedy-drama Our Town. Pulitzer Prize finalist Will Eno highlights the struggle for human connection in the play, which address themes of love, birth, death, loneliness, elation, forgiveness, disappointment and redemption, all of which are especially pertinent during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The complete schedule of Joan Cronin Reagan #NDCPerforms series for fall 2020 starts in November and continues into December 2020:
- Friday, November 13: 7 p.m., Notre Dame Dance Showcase performance
- Saturday, November 14: 7 p.m., Notre Dame Choirs performance
- Saturday, November 21: 7 p.m., Notre Dame Band Showcase
- Thursday, November 24, through Sunday, November 27: on-demand streaming, Notre Dame theater performance of Middletown
- Friday, December 11: 7 p.m., Notre Dame Choir Holiday performance
About Notre Dame College
For almost a century, Notre Dame College has educated a diverse population in the liberal arts for personal, professional and global responsibility. Founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1922, the College has grown strategically to keep pace with the rapidly changing needs of students and the dramatic changes in higher education. But it has never lost sight of its emphasis on teaching students not only how to make a good living but also how to live a good life.
Today, the College offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 disciplines plus a variety of master’s degrees, certification programs and continuing and professional development programs for adult learners on campus and online. Notre Dame College offers NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletic programs for men and women and is located in a picturesque residential neighborhood just 25 minutes from the heart of Cleveland. Hallmarks of the Notre Dame experience include stimulating academics, personalized attention of dedicated faculty and staff, and small class sizes.
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