Beat the winter blues

School work is beginning to pile up, tensions are rising and the cold weather isn’t helping any of that. However, there are many events that can provide some much needed stress relief during this frosty season. Here are four events at or around Seton Hill University (SHU) that will provide much needed entertainment during these next few weeks.

SHU’s presents “A Little Night Music”

What better way to stay warm during the cold than a musical about sex and love? Combining the music and lyrics of Stephen Sondheim with the cast and crew of SHU, this production of “A Little Night Music” is sure to please the audience. Opening night is Friday Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. and runs until March 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students and can be purchased online at setonhill.edu/tickets

SHU Relay for Life II

Why not beat the cold by getting active for a good cause? SHU is holding its 2nd annual Relay for Life on Feb. 28 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hosted by SHU’s MBA class with support from SHU student organizations and clubs, as well as Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine organization commonly known as LECOM, it’s never been a better time to get out and helping those in need. For more information on how to get involved, contact Dr. Zullo at zullo@setonhill.edu.

Comedian Eric O’Shea

February is a time to laugh and SHU has students covered during the month of February Funnies. The grand finale to February Funnies will be on Feb. 28 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in McKenna starring Eric O’Shea, an award winning comedian who has performed at over 1200 colleges and universities. This is one night you don’t want to miss!

“Animal Farm” at Prime Stage Theatre

Feel like getting away from SHU for awhile? Then take a trip to the New Hazlett Theatre to see Prime Stage Theatre’s production of “Animal Farm”, written by Andrew Periale and based on the book of the same name by George Orwell. This production of “Animal Farm” also features current student Bill Smolter and SHU Alumni Natalie Spanner. The show opens March 6 and runs until March 15. Just remember: “2 legs bad-4 legs good!” For more information, visit http://www.primestage.com

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