Performing Arts at Hiram College is pleased to announce several events that will be hosted in safe and creative ways this fall. With a mix of in-person and virtual events, there is something for everyone to enjoy! All in–person events will be socially distanced and masks will be required. There will also be temperature checks for entry to venues. In–person events are open to Hiram’s campus community only.
Ensemble & Band Performances
Pep Band “Howl” at Campus
Friday, Oct. 9 | 4:45 p.m. | Outside Frohring Music Hall
Wind Ensemble Fall Concert
Friday, Nov. 16 4:30 p.m. | Livestream (More information at a later date.)
Frohring Guest Artist Music Series
Made possible by the Sisler McFawn Foundation Convocation Fund, this series will welcome three guest artists to Hiram College who will present question and answer sessions based around their artistic career. All events will take place via zoom and are open to the public.
DiGiacomo is Hiram’s new wind ensemble lesson instructor! She will be hosting a performance and Q&A session for the Hiram Community.
Wednesday, Oct. 7 | Performance: 4:30 p.m. | Q&A Session: 5:30 p.m.
Piunno’s new composition “Safely Rest” will be premiered by Hiram College’s ensemble as part of a consortium. She will also deliver her second masterclass as a participant in this series.
Monday, Oct. 19 | Q&A Session | 4:30 p.m.
O’Toole is the composer behind the new Hiram Theme Song written in 2019. Currently, our Wind Ensemble is working on his newest composition, “Frenetico.” He will participate in a Q&A session about his newest piece.
Friday, Oct. 30 | Q&A Session | 4:30 p.m.
Size Matters Theatre Series
The first four performances will be in–person on Friday and Saturday evenings in the Renner Black Box Theatre. The final performance will be broadcasted in the style of a “radio play” over Zoom. The cast for each show is small and rehearse for only short periods of time to lower their exposure time with one another. There will only be 24 seats will be available per show and the doors open 10 minutes before curtain. Masks are required, and social distancing measures will be enforced.
Sorry, Wrong Number
Written by Lucille Fletcher | Directed by Pete Kelly | Renner Theatre
Friday, Oct. 2 | 4 p.m and 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 3 | 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
How Gertrude Stormed the Philosopher’s Club
Written by Martin Epstein | Directed by James Elliot | Renner Theatre
Friday, Oct. 16 | 4 p.m and 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 17 | 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
A Kind of Alaska
Written by Harold Pinter | Directed by Carolyn Todd | Renner Theatre
Friday, Oct. 30 | 4 p.m and 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 31 | 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The Machine Stops
Written by Eric Coble | Directed by Brittany Jackson | Via Zoom Only
Friday, Nov. 6 | 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 7 | 3 p.m.
Senior Capstone Performance and Lecture
Presented by Carolyn Todd
Thursday, Nov. 19 | 4 p.m. | Renner Theatre
If you have questions about any of these performances, please reach out to Abigail Stevenson at StevensonAN@hiram.edu and she will connect you with the proper parties.
by Taylor Cook