Makeup makes the characters

He doesn't let anyone on stage without his approval first. "If you look bad on stage, it looks bad on the make-up designer not on the actor," he said. "That's why I have make-up call." While Christopher Cruz, make-up designer and theater junior, sketched the make-up designs weeks in … [Read more...]

Satirical ‘Urinetown’ ‘ranks up there’ for musicians

Satirical. Funny. Entertaining. Poignant and Political. With 19 songs and a cast of about 20 college students, the production of "Urinetown: The Musical" began with rehearsals crowded around a piano Dec. 5. When choosing a musical, Dale Heidebrecht, director of choral studies and musical … [Read more...]

‘Urinetown’ musical coming in spring

Twenty-one cast members. Five understudies. One Urinetown. A satirical comedy musical titled "Urinetown" will be put on by the theater department this spring. This musical is famous for satirizing the legal system, social irresponsibility, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics, populism and … [Read more...]