Call for One-Act Script Submissions

EMU Theatre is currently accepting script submissions for our upcoming one-act play festival running April 18, 19, 25 and 26. Scripts should be less than 30 minutes long and may cover any subject matter and/or genre. Please try to keep technical needs to a minimum. Scripts submissions must be received no later than 11:59 pm, Saturday, February 1st.

Also if you are interested in directing for the festival, let us know by the same deadline date of February 1st

Any submissions and questions should be directed to

EMU Theatre Presents Horrorshow VII: Of Monsters, Malevolence and Mercy

EMU Theatre kicks off our 16th season with our annual Halloween show“Horrorshow VII: Of Monsters, Malevolence and Mercy” opening Friday, October 25 with additional shows on Saturday, October 25, Thursday, October 31 , Friday, November 1 and closing Saturday, November 2. All shows will be held at the Lawrence Arts Center located at 940 New Hampshire St in Lawrence, KS starting at 8:00 pm with doors opening at 7:30 pm. The show is recommended for 18 and over audiences due to some adult content.

Fundraiser for Andy Stowers - A Concert Reading of Johnny Butts

EMU Theatre is reaching out to help one of its own in a time of need and this is the chance to be a part of it. EMU will be presenting a revival of our rock opera, Johnny Butts as a fundraiser for EMU co-founder, actor, writer and director Andy Stowers. He suffered an unfortunate accident during the performance of a recent show and with mounting medical bills and such, we have decided to give back to him for all that he has given to EMU through the years. The show will be a concert reading and will be performed June 1st on the main stage of the Lawrence Arts Center.

Pop Culture Trivia Fundraising Event for EMU Theatre

Do you (or a group of your friends) think you are masters of useful, never useless, knowledge? If so, come out and show off your prowess while supporting local independent theater in Lawrence. EMU Theatre will be holding a fundraising trivia game on Saturday, May 18th at 7:00 pm (sign up begins at 6:30 pm) at Conroy’s Pub located at 3115 West 6th Street in the Sunset West shopping center in Lawrence, Kansas. It will be pop culture trivia for individuals or teams and the entry fee is $10.00 per person. The winning team will receive a cash prize.

The Ten-Minute Play Festival, Snake, Rattle and Role, is here

Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls it is that time of year again. The event you’ve been waiting for; our EMU Theatre’s 2013 ten-minute play festival Snake, Rattle and Role. The show opens Friday, March 22nd at the Lawrence Arts Center, (940 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, Kansas), with additional shows on Saturday March 23rd, Friday March 29th and closing on Saturday March 30th. All shows will begin at 7:30 pm with doors opening at 7:00 pm. Tickets will be available at the door for only $7.00.

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