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Festival Playhouse Stages ‘Fun Home’

Fun Home actors rehearse ahead of premiere “Fun Home,” a Tony Award-winning musical adapted for the stage by Kalamazoo College alumna Lisa Kron ’83 and Jeanine Tesori from a best-selling graphic memoir of the same name, will be the Festival Playhouse’s first production of its 54th season. … Continue reading

Students Welcome to Audition for ‘Fun Home’

Fun Home Auditions at Festival Playhouse Students are welcome to try out for “Fun Home,” a Tony-award winning musical that will be the first Festival Playhouse production of the year. Auditions are scheduled for 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, and Wednesday, Sept. 13. Callbacks … Continue reading

Festival Playhouse to Present ‘In the Heights’

K Festival Playhouse Presents 'In the Heights' The Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College will present “In the Heights,” its final production of the academic year, from May 11-14 at the Nelda K. Balch Playhouse, 129 Thompson St., in Kalamazoo. The musical, written by “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, … Continue reading

A New “Lost” Adventure

Kalamazoo College Alumna Laura Livingston-McNellis One great outcome of the K-Plan is an aptitude for adventure–one that lasts a lifetime, with a concomitant fearlessness of failure. Take Laura Livingstone-McNelis, class of 1989. The English major, theatre arts minor, LandSea participant (who studied abroad in the … Continue reading

Kalamazoo College in the Ghostlight

Theatre Professor Ed Menta Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College will participate in the national Ghostlight Project on January 19, 2017. The event will unite more than 500 theatres, ensembles and companies, and high school and university theatre programs in a pledge to stand for … Continue reading

Kalamazoo College to Present ‘Rocky Horror Show’

Rocky Horror Show Poster Nearly 100 Kalamazoo College students, participating as cast members and crew, will present “The Rocky Horror Show” Nov. 3-6 at the Nelda K. Balch Playhouse, 129 Thompson St., in Kalamazoo. The stage production of this cult classic, directed by visiting … Continue reading

17th Century Reality TV

Kalmazoo College 17th Century Reality TV Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College wraps up its 52nd season with Molière’s comedy, The Learned Ladies, in the Nelda K. Balch Playhouse, Thursday through Sunday, May 12-15. The play, first produced in 1672, has been perceived as Moliere’s criticism of … Continue reading