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Published March 8th, 2017 by

In April, the HWS Theatre Department will stage Zakiyyah Alexander’s poignant contemporary urban drama The Etymology of Bird. Set in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, The Etymology of Bird follows two teens whose…

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Mosaic NY celebrates the end of the 2015-2016 season with a final performance in the McDonald Theatre in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts. The company performed selected materials from past performances throughout the year.
Published March 17th, 2017 by

Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ social justice theater company, Mosaic NY, will hold auditions for the 2017-18 academic year on Sunday, March 26. Held from 2 to 6 p.m. in…

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Published February 6th, 2017 by

Dorothy Chansky — author, associate professor in the School of Theatre and Dance and director of the Humanities Center at Texas Tech University — delivered the first Fisher Center presentation of…

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Published February 6th, 2017 by

With the February premiere of Marc Camoletti’s celebrated 20th century French farce Boeing Boeing, the HWS Theatre Department offers “big, fun characters, a big, fun set, and big, fun laughs,” says Assistant…

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Published February 17th, 2017 by

HWS Theatre continues the 2016-2017 Frame/Works series on Friday, Feb. 17, from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. in Williams 201. Guest scholar Katie Mallinson will present a talk titled “Hijinks Ensue:…

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Published February 13th, 2017 by

Kelly Bremner ’99, associate professor of theatre and department chair at Emory & Henry College, is the winner of the 2017 Outstanding Faculty Award from the Virginia State Council for…

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Published February 8th, 2017 by

A marathon playwriting and rehearsal session culminated in a community theatre festival that drew an audience of nearly 200 to the Smith Opera House on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27…

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Published February 3rd, 2017 by

The Colleges’ student theater company, the Phoenix Players, performed a showcase of monologues in the Geneva Room on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Six students performed a one to…

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Kelly Burke
Published January 20th, 2017 by

After playing to rave reviews and capacity crowds in London and Edinburgh, “Love for Sale,” a cabaret-play devised and performed by Kelly Burke ’05, has opened at the Soho Playhouse…

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Published January 3rd, 2017 by

This January, under the leadership of Assistant Professor of Theatre Chris Hatch, students are studying in Bali receiving a multidimensional exposure to the Balinese performing arts. “One of the most…

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