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#werq: a queer journey/ an honors thesis written and performed by chris gallerani '15/ presented by the department of theater
this performance features explicit sexual content and mature subject matter
direction and scenic design by nick o'leary '14/ lighting design by victoria fox '15/ costume design by nicolle allen '16/ sound design by Cristy Altamirano '15 / stage management by robert leverett '16
bentley theater/ may 1 & 2, 2015 @ 7pm and may 3, 2015 @...[more]
The Theater Department congratulates the winners of our recent play contests:
WINNER OF THE 40TH ANNUAL RUTH AND LORING DODD CONTEST:
Elise Wien '17 for "The Rosenbaum Twin Survival Musical Spectacular"
WINNERS OF THE 88TH ANNUAL ELEANOR FROST CONTEST:
Michael McDavid '15 for "In Another Country" and Ashton Slatev '15 for "Slack Jambs"
Honorable Mention to Katherine Fox '15 for "Another Happy Day" and "This is it"
The winning plays...[more]
The Theater Department and the Displace Theater Company present:
WIRED! (a 24-hour playwriting experience)
Produced and Stage Managed by Ariel Klein '17 and Naomi Lazar '17
4 Original Plays!
4 Creative Teams!
This event begins at 8 PM on Friday night April 17 and ends with YOU as our audience on Saturday night @ 8 PM in Bentley.
Come and see what our students can create in only 24 hours!!...[more]
THE DEPARTMENT OF THEATER PRESENTS "MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG"
Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM/ Book by GEORGE FURTH/ Based on the original play by George S. Kaufman & Moss Hart
Originally Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince/ Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick/ Originally produced on broadway by Lord Grade, Martin Starger, Robert Fryer and Harold Prince in association with Ruth Mitchell and Howard Haines
Stage & Musical Direction: Max Gottschall '15...[more]
Announcing the presentation for this term's YOUR SPACE slot in the Bentley Theater:
2 New Plays
Readings of original plays by student playwrights Katherine Fox '15 and Mike McDavid '15
Friday, April 10 @ 7 PM and Saturday, April 11 @ 7 PM
Get involved in theater this spring!
Come to our SPRING SHOWCASE, an information session about the Theater Department's student productions for the Spring term. Learn about YOUR SPACE, WIRED (a 24 hour playwriting experience), and audition information for our student productions. Hear from students, directly, about their shows and how you might participate on stage and/or behind the scenes.
No Experience Necessary!
Interviews for Acting I and II with Christian Kohn will be conducted in 301 Wilson on Tuesday, March 31st from 10 AM to 1:30 PM (Acting I) and 2- 4 PM (Acting II). To sign up for an interview, pick a slot on the interview sign-up sheet, which has been posted in Shakespeare Alley.
Please note that you do not need to prepare anything for the interview, but you should plan on arriving about ten minutes early to fill out a questionnaire.
Northern Stage, the region’s award-winning professional theater, to produce Orwell in America, a World Premiere Production
Orwell in America, written by preeminent playwright Joe Sutton, runs live on stage at the Briggs Opera House in White River Junction, VT, March 11 through March 29. For tickets and information, call 802-296-7000 or visit www.northernstage.org. Tickets start at $15.
In the first...[more]
Announcing Auditions (Round 2) for "MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG!"
Book by George Furth. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Max Gottschall '15 is both Stage and Musical Director for this Senior Honors Project, to be fully-produced in the Moore Theater, May 8th, 9th and 10th.
Auditions for the three additional main characters and a 7-8 person ensemble will be held on Wednesday, April 1st in the Bentley Theater. Callbacks will be on Thursday, April 2nd. ...[more]