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  • THEA 65- New Plays in Development- Summer 2017

    Interview Sign-Up Information

    Please note that the sign-up sheet for interviews will be posted on the Academic Bulletin Board, Shakespeare Alley of the HOP, on TUESDAY, MAY 23rd at 9AM. Interviews will take place on WEDNESDAY, MAY 24th from 10AM-1:30PM (in ten-minute time slots) in Professor Horton's office in Shakespeare...

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  • WHAT EVERY GIRL SHOULD KNOW 

    by Monica Byrne

    A fully-produced student production, directed by Virginia Ogden '18

    Ashley Dotson ’18, Scenic Designer
    Armando Ortiz '19, Costume Designer
    Robert Cueva ‘17, Lighting Designer
    Spencer Jorgensen ’17, Stage Manager

    In a Manhattan Catholic reformatory in 1914, four teenage girls—Anne, Theresa, Lucy, and Joan—learn about themselves and the world they live in a hilarious,...

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  • Join us on the stage of the Moore Theater for an honors thesis production:

    Away This Night

    Conceived by Julie Solomon '17

    Julie Solomon '17, Co-director and Scenic Designer
    Deena Selenow, Co-director
    Victoria Rowe '17, Lighting Designer
    Celeste Jennings '18, Costume Designer
    Will Maresco '19, Sound Designer
    Danielle Piacentile '17, Stage Manager

    Away This Night interweaves the stories of...

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  • The Department’s YOUR SPACE program presents:

    FEMINIST SHAKESPEARE (or, Unsex Me Here)

    An original piece, arranged and directed by Kelly Gaudet '17

    Stage Management by Jordyn Fitch ’20

    Feminist Shakespare is an exploration and reworking of women's monologues from a vast array of Shakespeare's works. Through weaving together excerpts of women's voices from many different works, the show...

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  • The Department is proud to announce the winners of our recent one-act student written play contests:

    42nd ANNUAL RUTH & LORING DODD CONTEST

    Tess McGuinness '18 for "If It Isn't You"

    90th ANNUAL ELEANOR FROST CONTEST

    Jordyn Fitch '20 for "Everything Falls Apart"

    Elise Wien '17 for "Craters, or The Making of...

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  • The Department's YOUR SPACE program presents a reading of Charli Fool Bear-Vetter's award-winning play:

    CRICKETS ATE THE MOON

    Crickets Ate the Moon tells the story of Celena Bear Spirit, a 21 year old Native American woman, fighting against suppressed trauma and depression. Defiantly optimistic, Lena strives to keep herself and her family afloat despite the consuming nature of her illness. Crickets Ate the Moon speaks to erasing stigma against mental illness...

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  • Four playwrights, four directors, no scripts, no sleep...

    Students write, cast, and direct their original plays -- all within 24 hours! Really. Come see the results:

    WiRED!!

    Saturday, April 15

    8 PM in the Bentley Theater

    Free Admission

    Student producers and stage managers: Ariel Klein '17, Naomi Lazar '17 and Christain Williams '19

    Presented by the Department of Theater and the student Displaced Theater Company.

     

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  • Announcing a reading of a new full-length play by our two-time Dodd play contest winner, Elise Wien ’17

    THIRD NIGHT

    Directed by Deby Guzman-Buchness '15

    Stage Management by Catherine Hasting '17

     “You are cordially invited to a Passover Seder with the Cohen family of Columbia, South Carolina. Please join us this Wednesday, April 12, 1869.”

    Wednesday, April 12 at 8 PM

    Bentley Theater

    Free Admission

    This event...

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  • Announcing OPEN AUDITIONS on April 10 and 11 for a YOUR SPACE production of:

    FEMINIST SHAKESPEARE (or, Unsex Me Here)

    An original piece, arranged and directed by Kelly Gaudet '17

    Performances will be in the Bentley Theater, Saturday and Sunday, April 29 & 30.

    ABOUT THE SHOW:

    Feminist Shakespare is an exploration and reworking of women's monologues from a vast...

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  • Announcing OPEN AUDITIONS this Friday for a YOUR SPACE production:

    CRICKETS ATE THE MOON

    An award-winning play by Charli Fool Bear-Vetter '15

    Directed by Laura Calderon '19

    Produced by Danica Rodriguez '18 and Christian Dane Williams '19

    Performances will be April 21 and 22 in the Bentley Theater.

    Crickets Ate the Moon tells the...

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