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Review: ‘The Father’ heads into its final weekend at the University Theatre

In the play, “The Father,” viewers see the world through the eyes of André, a man struggling to come to terms with Alzheimer’s disease. The set morphs slowly and subtly. Furniture disappears, walls shift and the color of André’s pajamas fades. Soon viewers start to wonder: “Are we in André’s …

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University Theatre’s ‘Mr. Burns’ ends 2016-2017 season on a bold note

University Theatre’s final production of the 2016-2017 season is ending the school year not with a fizzle but a bang. Playwright Anne Washburn’s 2012 creation, “Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play,” is a bold and unabashedly weird piece of art that follows survivors of a nuclear apocalypse as they remember and …

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Dressing with Pride: The costume design behind University Theatre show “Pride and Prejudice”

If you haven’t seen the University Theatre’s new adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, I highly recommend you do. The show, which runs until Nov. 22, is three hours long and is filled with laughter and ornate, hand-crafted costumes. “The costume element of this production is of such a high caliber, …

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Dressing with Pride: The costume design behind University Theatre show "Pride and Prejudice"

If you haven’t seen the University Theatre’s new adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, I highly recommend you do. The show, which runs until Nov. 22, is three hours long and is filled with laughter and ornate, hand-crafted costumes. “The costume element of this production is of such a high caliber, …

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There’s a lot going on with University Theatre this fall

University Theatre is bringing a diverse portfolio of plays to campus this year. The fall features a work founded on the trials and tribulations of love. A modern and abstract piece highlights the winter. The spring term will begin with the story of a climate scientist that poses grave ecological questions and will conclude with a farcical …

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Wknd Calendar: March 7, 2014

On Friday, the electronic band EOTO will play at the McDonald Theatre. EOTO is composed of Michael Travis and Jason Hann, two members of the 1990s progressive bluegrass/psychedelic rock group the String Cheese Incident. In 2006, Travis and Hann jumped on the electronic bandwagon without abandoning their musical roots. For …

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Black Arts Festival brings music, art to honor black artists

The Black Student Union kicked off its Black Arts Festival Tuesday Night with jazz music and a painter’s showcase.

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University Theatre unveils winter, spring term slate of plays

With the opening of the musical “Bat Boy” last term, University Theatre vibrated the walls of Villard Hall with rock music and shocked many with stage blood and more. But the Theatre Department promises even more surprising shows in this year’s winter and spring terms.

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University Theatre promises surprises with 'Bat Boy'

With the opening of “Bat Boy,” the musical this Friday at the University theater, audience members are promised three things: rock music, stage blood and a lot of surprises.

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'Billie' one-woman production pays tribute to the famous jazz singer

Maya Thomas’ tribute to jazz icon Billie Holiday aims to celebrate Holiday’s life and famous music.

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