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New England Historical Society

Before she was known as an author, a humanitarian, a champion for women's rights, and advocate for the deaf and blind, Helen Keller was a bit of a tyrant.

She lost her vision and hearing she was two. This left her parents unable to effectively communicate with her and handle her constant outbursts. Following tip of telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell, the Kellers visited the Perkins Institute of the Blind, where they found Anne Sullivan.  

Erin Williams

Is it true, as the saying suggests, that as much as things change they stay the same?

The neighbors of the fictional neighborhood Clybourne Park seem to think so, as they demonstrate in the play of the same name, which is currently in performance at Farmers Alley Theater.

courtesy of WMU Theatre

WMU Theatre will perform Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo through Sunday, February 16th. The play is based on a true story about a tiger shot during the Iraq war. It follows the ghostly tiger around as he muses about war, life, and the existence of God.

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. 

Fancy Pants Theater members pack up at Studio 246
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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