The Wichitan

Theater students produce one-act plays


Joseph Rader, Reporter

April 16, 2019

At the Bea Wood Studio Theater on April 13, at 7:30 p.m. students from theater were performing six different plays. Tickets for the showing were $5. Once you bought a ticket a program of the night was handed out. Then you seated yourself and wait for the show to begin. Fifty-four Students, faculty a...

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Rachel Johnson

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Theater finishes up production of A Christmas Carol

Alyssa Mitchell

December 7, 2016

The theater department put on its last performance of A Christmas Carol Dec. 3.  Ellanor Collins, theater junior, said, “There were 11 performances which is more runs than we usually have.”It took six weeks to prepare starting Oct. 11, with the first script read through with the cast members. ...

‘Ghosts’ opens Oct. 6

Evagelia Economo, theater freshman, and Ronny Medina, theater junior, rehearse for “Ghosts” Oct. 4. Photo by Izziel Latour

Brendan Wynne

October 5, 2016

Taking to the main stage with its first full-length production of the season, the theater department presents “Ghosts,” by Henrik Ibsen, set to open Thursday, Oct. 6. Tackling the subjects of outdated and oppressive traditions, cast and crew say they’re excited to present the final product.“...

Student production set to open theater season Sept. 22

Sarah Dempsey, theater sophomore, Hope Harwick, theater junior, Dean Hart, theater sophomore, and Joey McGrinn, theater sophomore, listen to notes during rehearsal for

Brendan Wynne

September 19, 2016

Opening its season with the largest student-directed production in 15 years, the theater department once again steps up to its reputation for pushing boundaries and challenging the mind. Stephen Karam's “Speech & Debate,” running Sept. 22-25 in the Bea Wood Studio Theatre, reveals to audiences...

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