The Goshen College Theater Department will explore life, death and poetry in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Wit” by Margaret Edson. The 2013 fall mainstage production, directed and produced by Tamera Izlar, assistant professor of theater, will be presented on Nov. 8, 15 and 16 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 10 and 17 at 3 p.m. (ASL interpreted) in Goshen College’s Umble Center.
The Goshen College choirs will be joined by the Goshen High School Advanced Crimson Choir, as well as special soloists, community members and a children’s choir in a performance of Carl Orff’s celebrated cantata “Carmina Burana” on Saturday, Nov. 9. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
On Friday, Nov. 8, high school students, especially those interested in a teaching or nursing career, have an opportunity to visit the Goshen College campus during a fall open house. Students can tour campus, talk with faculty, participate in an information fair, attend a chapel, spend the night in a residence hall and learn more about what it means to study at Goshen College.
Goshen College alumni and friends are warmly invited back to campus for Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 4-6. In addition to reuniting with classmates, highlights of the weekend include the 60th anniversary celebration for the nursing department, a music gala, a hymn sing, an art exhibit, kids’ activities, alumni bike ride, alumni author book signings, campus tours, a Frisbee tournament, soccer game and the play “Gadfly: Sam Steiner Dodges the Draft,” a true story about a Goshen alum set primarily at the college.