Dozens of students have taken over the Hennessy Theatre. Faculty are not allowed. Only a few days remain before opening night of a major Department of Theatre and Dance production. No matter what happens, they and only they are responsible.
I was invited by The Theatre Practice (TTP) in Singapore to create set and costume design for its feature musical production for Singapore Kuo Pao Kun Festival. Lao Jiu: The Musical, is a musical version of Kuo's signature play. It was opened in July 2012 in memory of ten years of Kuo Pao Kun's passing.
Students at Merrimack’s Reeds Ferry Elementary School learned about making healthy food choices and the importance of exercise during an energy-packed performance of “The Tale of Rollie Robin,” which was created and performed by University of New Hampshire theater students.
What’s the perfect antidote to a ho-hum life? A life in the theatre, of course! David Kaye’s days as a theatre associate professor are fast-paced and varied—frenetic enough for him to avoid getting bored easily, a classic Gemini trait he readily admits to possessing.
Remember in high school when you were assigned to read Shakespeare and finished a play not quite knowing exactly what Shakespeare meant? You’re not alone. In fact, Shakespeare is so challenging that even those who study his works marvel at the different ways they are interpreted.