theatre

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. 

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.”

Alexander Ross as The Officer and Emma Franzel as Agnes
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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