Theater students showcase one-act plays

From the dealings of a couple facing absurd circumstances surrounding a baby doll, to the final job of two geriatric mobsters, the Theater Department's showcase of five student-produced one-act plays was nothing short of an exciting ride for the audience that filled every available seat. The … [Read more...]

Love’s Labour’s Lost brings magic to Shakespeare

As the house lights dim, a world of magic sparks to life, bringing the works of Shakespeare and Harry Potter together. Wand fights, transfiguration potions and altered dialogue combined the two cultures and invited the audience to a more relatable rendition of William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s … [Read more...]

Cast joins 40 for a meet and greet

Roughly 40 students joined the Arts and Literature Society and the cast of Lysistrata for a behind-the-scenes conversation about this classic Greek comedy performance with a 1950s beachfront twist on March 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the Fain Fine Arts Center lobby. Karen Dabney, assistant professor of … [Read more...]

REVIEW: Play evokes dark memories to increase awareness about violence against women

As part of an effort to increase awareness about violence against women, members of Alpha Psi Omega, the national theater honor society, performed A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer, a series of monologues compiled by Eve Ensler, on Feb. 12-13 in the Bea Wood Studio Theatre.The play, … [Read more...]

Theater production shocked, inspired

The MSU Theater production of "The Vagina Monologues," last weekend was a powerful and moving performance of a show that all women need to see. When I first got seated I was surprised at how small the venue was and how few seats there were, but by the time the show began I understood the need for … [Read more...]

Vagina Monologues opens to full house

About 120 people attended MSU Theater's production of The Vagina Monologues Feb. 13-14 in the Fain Fine Arts Center Theater. The Friday night show sold out and extra chairs were brought in to accommodate additional audience members. The play featured nine monologues delivered by an all-female … [Read more...]