BGSU Firelands College Theatre receives accolades

BOWLING GREEN, O.—The BGSU Firelands College Theatre program recently received multiple accolades through the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for its recent production of “Gruesome Playground Injuries.”

The Kennedy organization encourages, recognizes and celebrates the finest and most diverse work produced in university and college theatre programs throughout the country.

The cast and crew of the “Gruesome Playground Injuries” production have been invited to perform at the festival’s 2015 regional Fringe Program, to be held Jan. 2-6 at Cleveland State University.

Several of the BGSU Firelands student performers in “Gruesome Playground Injuries” have also been nominated for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship, which is awarded through the festival. Nominees are required to provide performances to be evaluated at the regional level festival and can be selected to move forward in the competition, which culminates at the national event.

The nominated students were D'Sha Edge, from Sandusky; Branden Fox, Wakeman; Erin Paule, Sandusky; and alternate Daniel Contreras, also from Sandusky.

BGSU Firelands’ production of “Gruesome Playground Injuries” ran from Nov. 6-16 in the McBride Auditorium at the college’s campus in Huron.