theatre

Theater
2:53 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

'Seven' brings women's stories of international struggle, triumph to WMU

The cast in dress rehearsals for the play 'Seven.'
Erin Williams

 

The WMU Theater Department is presenting seven stories of devastation and triumph through female voices from around the world. The documentary-style play ‘Seven’ runs through February 2nd. 

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Theatre
10:54 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Fancy Pants becomes a 'homeless theater'

Fancy Pants Theater members pack up at Studio 246
Credit courtesy of Carol Zombro

After almost four years at Studio 246 in Kalamazoo, Fancy Pants Theater moved out in November. Now the theater is looking for a new venue. 

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Theatre
10:43 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Orphan Train: Play uncovers hidden part of American history

Credit courtesy of What A Do Theatre

From the late 1800s to the 1920s, about two hundred and fifty thousand orphans were taken off the streets of New York City and shipped out west to be adopted. This Friday, What A Do Theatre in Springfield will shed light on this hidden piece of American history. Brittany Slater is the co-director for the play “Orphan Train.”

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Theatre
9:03 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

A Dream Play: A surreal play on why humans suffer

Alexander Ross as The Officer and Emma Franzel as Agnes
Credit Lanny Potts

This week, Kalamazoo College will attempt to stage what’s considered to be an un-stageable play. A Dream Play by August Strindberg is more than 100 years old and takes place almost entirely in a dream.

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Theatre
8:42 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Struggles of a modern African American family acted out in "Stick Fly"

The cast of 'Stick Fly'

Before long, the holidays will be upon us. And almost every young couple will have to make that tough decision: Do I take them home to meet the parents?

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