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Festival Playhouse to Present ‘A Raisin in the Sun’

Raisin in the Sun at Nelda K. Balch Festival Playhouse The Nelda K. Balch Festival Playhouse will present the Pulitzer Prize winning drama “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry from Feb. 23-26 at the Playhouse, 129 Thompson St., in Kalamazoo. Karen Berthel will direct the show in keeping […]

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 […]

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 […]

Good Fortune Uncovers the Latest “Unfortunate Series”

Kalamazoo College alumnus writes for Lemony Snicket Series Thank god for moms! Without them we wouldn’t have learned about the K connection to the new (or at least new for Netflix) series Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events. Joe Tracz ’04 is one of the writers on […]

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 […]

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 […]

Disabling Life’s Challenges: A Paradigm Shift

Emma Franzel Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College presents the world premiere of Immobile, a play by alumna Brittany Worthington ’13, on April 28 through May 1. The play is directed by senior Maddie Grau ’16 as part of Festival Playhouse’s annual Senior […]

Festival Playhouse Presents Joshua Harmon’s “Bad Jews”

Students rehearse Festival Playhouse Production of Joshua Harmon’s "Bad Jews" Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College presents the contemporary comedy Bad Jews, a play that explores what it means to be Jewish in contemporary American society. Written by Joshua Harmon, the play will have four performances in the Dungeon Theatre (Light […]

Performance Features Work of K Senior Student Playwright

Festival Playhouse Cast of Family Crimes Playwright and director Belinda McCauley ’16 presents her one-act play, Family Crimes, in the Dungeon Theatre on Thursday, February 11, through Sunday, February 14. The four performances are part of Kalamazoo College’s Senior Performance Series. The play centers on a […]

What is the Temple of Artemis?

Theresa Tejada on Jeopardy Theresa Tejada ’10 won the episode of the television show JEOPARDY that aired on Tuesday, December 22. Her one-day winnings totaled $21,599. She defended her champion status, albeit unsuccessfully, the following day. Two episodes of Jeopardy seems a fitting tribute […]