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‘Laramie Project’ approaches gay rights issues

Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor Center stage stood six chairs, all in a circle facing the audience, below a perimeter of transparent screens that outlined the ceiling of the Jane Dibbell Cabaret, projecting images related to each scene. “The Laramie Project,” performed by the theater department, shared a poignant message about a hate crime that happened in the city of Laramie, Wyoming back in 1998. In... 

Happenings

‘The Laramie Project’ The theater department’s production of “The Laramie Project” by Moisés Kaufman will run in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret at 7:30 today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. General admission is $12. Faculty, staff and seniors are $8 and students are $5. ‘Pictures of Everything’ Harris Gallery’s exhibit, “Pictures of Everything” features abstract paintings from... 

‘Missing Marissa’

‘Missing Marissa’
The ULV Theater Department released its last set of directing projects last week. Senior theater major Jake Tittl starred in “Missing Marissa” by John Patrick Stanley, which was directed by senior theater major Jordan Randall. The production featured only two characters that were both missing the same elusive woman. / photo by Alison Rodriguez  Read More →

Saints, sinners explored in re-enactment

Saints, sinners explored in re-enactment
Julia Reinhard Lupton, a professor of Shakespeare Studies at UC Irvine, discusses ‘Measure for Measure’ in Dailey Theatre on Saturday. She addressed the characters’ backgrounds and certain scenes with the audience in introducing the play that followed the lecture. Some of the audience volunteered to read lines from scenes and explain what they thought each scene was about. / photo by Austen Beck Cody... 

‘Measure For Measure’ delivers laughs

Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Trapped in the hands of a ruthless hypocrite, nun Isabella cannot release Lord Angelo’s lustful grip as he groped her body, pleading for Isabella to give up her chastity. Angelo releases his grip, failing to convince Isabella, as she leaves him shattered and ignites a fury in his unrelenting soul. The main characters in William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” deal... 

Directors take on Croatian humor: Gender-swaps included

Directors take on Croatian humor: Gender-swaps included
Karla Rendon Arts Editor The Department of Theatre Arts premiered “A Gaggle of Gavrans” as the directing class’ midterm last Wednesday and Thursday at the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. Forty people attended to see the two different 30 minute scenes. The first was “Chekhov Says Good-bye to Tolstoy” directed by Jake Tittl and the second was “Shakespeare and Elizabet” directed by Maryanne Householder... 

Directors take on Croatian humor: Students present their midterms in directing festival

Sophomore Mona Lutfi plays the role of Jasna in Gavran’s “All About Women” last Saturday night. The play dealt with two sisters who finally reconcile on their mother’s birthday after seven years of misunderstanding. Senior Jordan Randall directed the piece. / photo by Alison Rodriguez Cody Luk Assistant Arts Editor Student directors showcased their projects on Croatian playwright Miro Gavran’s... 

Students perform opera classics

Students perform opera classics
Some of opera’s most famous pieces were performed in Morgan Auditorium Saturday night as a part of Opera Scenes, a course offered to students during January Interterm. The performance marked the end of the class and gave performers the opportunity to display what they have learned during the month-long course. / photo by Veronica Orozco    Read More →

Happenings

‘Venus and Adonis’ Dailey Theatre will present “Venus and Adonis,” a one-woman adaptation of Shakespeare’s love poem performed by Misha Bouvion, at 8 p.m. today. Admission is free. ‘Natural History’ Traer Scott’s photography exhibition, “Natural History,” at the Carlson Gallery will run through April 4. Admission is free. ‘Hacer: Shape Form Space’ Artist Gerardo Hacer’s exhibit,... 

Students display directing chops

Students display directing chops
Kyle Boardman and Emily Jardel run through a scene from George Furth’s play “Company.” The theater department presents “An Evening of Directing Projects,” facilitated by Sean Dillon, which allows students to direct plays. The showcase opened Wednesday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. / photo by Jessica Harsen Cody Luk Staff Writer First-time student directors put directorial principles into play... 
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