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Senior Performance Series Starts Thursday

Senior Performance Series Kalamazoo College students are continuing a tradition of directing and performing in their own theater productions through the Festival Playhouse’s Senior Performance Series. This year’s shows include: • “Too Close to the Tracks,” written and directed by Sam Meyers ’18; … Continue reading

‘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 … Continue reading

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’

Senior Performance Series 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