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Pandemic causes challenges in theater production

In the lecture, which was attended by 20 people, Dillon said that the play, “An Enemy of the People” tells the story of the effects of global climate change and environmental disasters.

Lising considers the power of spin

Ian Lising, associate dean for the College of Arts and Sciences, reflected on the societal effects of spin doctoring as per his book published this year, “The Spin Doctrine: Communicating Belief, Truth and Fact,” during a talk Tuesday before students and faculty in the Howell Board Room. 

Ancient tragedy illustrates modern warriors

The Greek tragedy “Ajax” taps into the mind of Ajax, a soldier who has been through the Trojan War and suffers from post-traumatic-stress disorder as a result.   The production, directed by Sean Dillon, opened last weekend in the Dailey Theatre and runs through Sunday. 

Even in dark times life is a ‘Cabaret’

The theater department presents “Cabaret,” a musical set in a vivacious Berlin nightclub during the 1930s when the Nazis began their rise to power.

Kent mixed theater with activism

Steven Kent, who recently retired from his position as the University’s director of theater, died July 12 in his Los Angeles home. He was 74.

‘Tartuffe’ delivers satirical bite

Comedy and poetry collided in the theater department’s opening of “Tartuffe” April 20 in Dailey Theatre.

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