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Tag Archives: theatre

Jane and Grace

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Seniors Jane Huffman and Grace Gilmore are collaborating on the Festival Playhouse at Kalamazoo College’s production of Ann-Marie MacDonald’s Good Night Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet). Jane is the assistant director of Good Night Desdemona…, a different–or, perhaps more accurately–an “expanded” … Continue reading

Directors Debut

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Liberal arts in theatre arts means a chance for multiple roles—as in actor, crew member, and director. Kalamazoo College’s Senior Performance Series provides senior students a chance to do the latter. This winter’s SPS features The Gas Heart, directed by … Continue reading

“Wherefore art thou …?”

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Things are not always what they seem–and names (“What’s in a name?”) do not fully define identity. Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College opens its 51st season with a classic, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, and with more, or less, historical accuracy … Continue reading

Classmates’ Creativity

Two junior writers are getting their creative work published widely. Kate Belew ’15 published three poems (“Marrow,” “Leaning Tower of Lady Liberty,” and “God Tree”) in the Fall 2013 issue of Minetta Review. Journey was the theme of that issue. … Continue reading

FIREBUGS Alights

Mikey Wecht ’14 (left, Chorus Leader), Madison Donoho ’17 (center, Eisenring) and Jack Massion ’14 (Biedermann) in a scene from THE FIREBUGS. Costumes by Elaine Kauffman. Photo by Emily Salswedel, ’17

Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College presents Max Frisch’s The Firebugs on Thursday, February 27, through Sunday, March 2, at the Nelda K. Balch Playhouse. The reprise (the play was originally staged and directed by K theatre arts professor Nelda Balch … Continue reading

Extraordinary Women: Real and Imagined

Festival Playhouse invites you to meet some extraordinary women, real and imagined. Senior and junior directors Arshia Will ’14 and Jane Huffman ’15 will share their work (Maria Irene Fornes’ Mud and a compilation of Shakespeare scenes titled What She … Continue reading