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Oberlin Drama at Grafton


An article about the ODAG production of Macbeth, including interviews with several actors, appeared in the Elyria Chronicle Telegram in May 2017.

Chron logoThe Elyria Chronicle-Telegram, May 24, 2017


The feature article in the fall 2016 issue of the Oberlin Alumni Magazine was about ODAG, focusing on the spring production of And Yet We'll Speak.

OAM logoOberlin Alumni Magazine, Fall 2016

 


The summer 2016 edition of THE REED featured ODAG as the cover story. THE REED is a publication of Kendal at Oberlin, a continuing care retirement community. Many Kendal residents have attended performances by the men at Grafton and have generously supported ODAG.

REED logoTHE REED, Summer 2016

 

 


The impact of ODAG is spreading beyond Grafton! After serving as a guest director for several sessions of ODAG, Lara Mielcarek has started another prison theater program at the Northeast Reintegration Center, a women's prison in Cleveland. Her new program was the subject of a segment on WEWS Television, Channel 5.

wews WEWS newsnet5, June 9, 2016

 

 


And Yet We'll Speak

Local papers carried a press release from Kendal at Oberlin, giving advance notice of a talk by Phyllis Gorfain about the coming new play. In the article, the play is referred to by its earlier working title, "Soul Song."

ONT The Oberlin News-Tribune, March 31, 2016.

 

 

 


Some history of ODAG is described in this interview in "Northeast Ohio's First Social Network:"

curlogCurrents, February 18, 2016

 


Othello

The ODAG production of Othello is mentioned in the third paragraph of this essay by nationally-syndicated columnist George Will.

Wash PostThe Washington Post, September 11, 2015

The essay also appeared in the September 13 issue of The Cleveland Plain Dealer, page E07.


A local newspaper carried a column about Othello.

EnterThe Wellington Enterprise, August 27, 2015

 

 

 

 


Dessa Rose

In an editorial in The Oberlin Review, the newspaper reflected on the experience of the Dessa Rose cast performing at Grafton.

Review headerThe Oberlin Review, February 13, 2015

 


As You Like It

The Oberlin College web site described a visit to Grafton by actors from the Oberlin Summer Theatre Festival. They presented scenes from the 2014 summer production of Shakespeare's As You Like It.

OC Logonews.oberlin.edu, July 22, 2014

 

 

 


The Tempest

Two local newspapers carried stories about performances of The Tempest.

Morning Journal The Lorain Morning Journal, June 9, 2014

 

 

 

News TribuneThe Oberlin News-Tribune, June 13, 2014

 

 

 


My Ghosts, My Own

The Oberlin College student newspaper interviewed students who had performed Romulus Linney plays at Grafton.

oberlin reviewThe Oberlin Review, November 22, 2013