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Gabbi performs in the Lincoronazione di Poppea opera as Drusilla, July 2023.

Artist of the Week: Gabriella “Gabbi” Enriquez

Sabrina Harrison, Entertainment Editor May 3, 2024

As the curtains close on theater performance senior Gabriella Elizabeth Enriquez’s time at MSU, she does not plan on staying out of the spotlight for too long. Enriquez has been performing since...

Theatre sophomore Luke Craddock, theatre sophomore Davis Scobee and theatre freshman Brayden Young co-star as Yvan, Serge, and Marc in Yasmina Rezas Art.

MSU Theater performs Yasmina Reza’s “Art”

Abigail Jones, Business Manager January 28, 2022

The MSU theater program recently put on Yasmina Reza’s “Art,” a play about friendships, perspective and, of course, art. They held shows on the Fain mainstage at 7:30 p.m on January 21 and 22 and...

Dale Heidebrecht, assistant music professor, leads the cast of UrineTown in their first rehearsal, Tuesday Dec. 5, 2017. Photo by Francisco Martinez

‘Urinetown’ musical coming in spring

Rachel Johnson December 5, 2017

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...

Theater students showcase one-act plays

Brendan Wynne May 2, 2017

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...

Love’s Labour’s Lost brings magic to Shakespeare

Lane Riggs February 28, 2017

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...

Actors and Student listen to Dr. Todd Giles, head of the Arts and Literature Society, at the beginning of the Lysistrata play meet-and-greet on March 5th in the Fain lobby. Photo by Kayla White.

Cast joins 40 for a meet and greet

Rutth Mercado March 8, 2016

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...

Crystal Carter, theatre senior, rehearses her monologue “I Can’t Wait” as part of the production A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer produced by Alpha Psi Omega.

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

Dewey Cooper February 17, 2016

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...

Theater production shocked, inspired

Brianna Sheen February 21, 2015

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 cast for the play, The Vagina Monologues, besides a few that were missing for various reasons, rehearse for the first time together to block with a set on Sunday morning, February 1. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Vagina Monologues opens to full house

Brianna Sheen February 19, 2015

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...

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