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Silent Sky Features Women Reaching for the Stars

Silent Sky at Festival Playhouse_fb Watch a trailer of Silent Sky on YouTube Much like an astronomer who draws constellation patterns, Aly Homminga ’20 is connecting the dots. Homminga serves as both the dramaturg and lead actor for the Kalamazoo College Festival Playhouse production of […]

Theatre Kalamazoo New PlayFest Spotlights K Talent

Theatre Kalamazoo’s 10th annual New PlayFest will highlight Kalamazoo College talent thanks to playwrights Rebecca Chan ’22 and Emma Fergusson ’22, and Director Trevor Loduem-Jackson ’21. Their plays, Record, Harold and Taco, and Old Friends respectively, will premier during the […]

Spitfire Grill Opens Season of Women-Focused Plays

Three Performers from Spitfire Grill Can a former prison inmate one day be redeemed, have healthy relationships and feel free from the person who once attacked her? The fall Festival Playhouse production of the musical Spitfire Grill examines these issues for parolee Percy Talbott, who […]

Festival Playhouse to Amplify Women’s Voices in 56th Season

Festival Playhouse cMUMMA Twelfth Night Kalamazoo College’s Festival Playhouse will celebrate its 56th season by honoring a tradition of empowering women through a community of theatre. Under a theme of “HERstory: Forgotten Female Figures,” the three main stage plays will provide a realistic and meaningful […]

Festival Playhouse to Stage Student Body

Student Body Rehearsal The Kalamazoo College Festival Playhouse’s 55th season, featuring the theme of Assumption and Confusion, continues this week with the powerful play Student Body. Written by Frank Winters and directed by Visiting Theatre Arts Assistant Professor Bianca Washington, the play approaches […]

Senior Performance Series Runs Through Sunday

Senior Performance Series Kalamazoo College students are continuing the tradition of directing and performing in their own thought-provoking theater productions this week through the Festival Playhouse’s Senior Performance Series. This year’s Senior Performance Series shows are: The Exception and the Rule, directed by […]

Political Tale ‘It Can’t Happen Here’ Continues Through Sunday

Political tale It Cant Happen Here A political tale timely for the upcoming elections is the featured fall production for the Festival Playhouse at Kalamazoo College. “It Can’t Happen Here” is based on Sinclair Lewis’ 1935 satire of what could happen if Fascism spreads to the […]

Festival Playhouse 55th Season Tackles Assumption, Confusion

Festival Playhouse 55th Season cMUMMA THTR. Intimate Apparel 0251 The Kalamazoo College Festival Playhouse 55th season features the theme of Assumption and Confusion, highlighting the gap between what seems to happen and what really happens. The fall production, “It Can’t Happen Here,” Nov. 1-4 will be a Michigan premiere. […]

Festival Playhouse Stages ‘Intimate Apparel’

Intimate Apparel The Kalamazoo College Festival Playhouse will present its final production of the academic year, “Intimate Apparel,” May 17-20 at the Nelda K. Balch Playhouse, 129 Thompson St. The play – which addresses race, love and dreams – is set in […]

‘Fun Home’ Invited to Kennedy Center Festival

Fun Home at Kennedy Center Festival cMUMMA 2017 2 The Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College production of the Tony award-winning musical “Fun Home” will be presented at the Region III Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Indianapolis in January, preceded by an encore performance at the College’s […]