Faculty Hall of Fame – John Mincher

Faculty Hall of Fame - John Mincher

Little did John Mincher know as a curious 15-year-old that when he poked his head into the open door of the Youngstown (Ohio) Playhouse, he would be entering a career that continues to pique his interest 65 years later. “They were working on the sets for The Glass Menagerie,” Mincher recalled. “I walked into the

Long Run in Theatre Department Closing for Professor, Actor, Playwright

Mark Cole ’73 teaches during his final semester before retirement.

In 1979, Mark Cole ’73 debuted as an instructor in Oswego’s department of speech and theatre. He agreed to a one-year commitment. Thirty-five years later, the curtain falls on his final exit from a remarkable performance. He says he doesn’t know exactly how retirement will play, but he will continue to write and perform. Teaching

Professional Playwright Credits Oswego for Success

Ryan Sprague ’06

Ryan Sprague ’06 has had a one-act play, Some Just Do It Naturally, selected for the Outworks GLBTQ Play Festival in Baton Rouge, La. It is a revision of his first student work at Oswego. Sprague’s thriller, East in Red, was produced at Kraine Theatre in New York City in February, and several other plays