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Death, celebration, fear and love

Death, celebration, fear and love

A review of AntigoneBy Katelyn Vogel | Contributor “Antigone” has been categorized as a Greek tragedy, and rightly so, but Sophocles’ complex account of mournful events does more than make the audience cry. Thebes is a place of death, celebration, fear and love, all unfolding before the altar of the gods. […]

by · September 30, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The “Midsummer” cast prepares for their upcoming performance.

Once upon a dream

Taylor Theatre presents classic Shakespeare comedyBy Austin Yoder | Echo I’ve never been a huge fan of William Shakespeare. After nodding off several times during a middle school field trip to a local production of “Macbeth,” I declared Bill to be too boring and pretentious for my young taste. However, having […]

by · April 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
A director’s role

A director’s role

Seniors direct student plays that will be performed this weekendBy Danielle Barnes | Echo This weekend, two plays hit Taylor’s campus: one filled with humor and the other reaching deep into the clash of personality and ideology. Seniors Leah Murphy and Morgan Turner are each directing a show for their […]

by · April 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
A tale of two stages

A tale of two stages

Two student-directed plays take Mitchell Theatre this weekendBy Grace Hooley | Contributor The stage is set, the actors are prepped, and Grace Bolinger and Andrew Davis are ready to reveal their newest production. Juniors Grace Bolinger and Andrew Davis are each directing a play for the Directing 432 class capstone […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Down the Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole

Taylor Theatre’s first play of spring presents a funny, painful exploration of griefBy Austin Lindner | Echo There is a house on the Mitchell Theatre stage. Not the suggestion of a house or the frame of a house, but the real thing. A messy drawing hangs on the door of […]

by · February 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The movers and shakers

The movers and shakers

Lyric Theatre’s spring production hits the stageBy Austin Lindner | The Echo The Butz-Carruth Recital Hall stage is set for the stories that often go unheard. This weekend’s performance of the musical “Working” is not about the stars that glide through headlines or the names we read in history books. […]

by · February 5, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Pass the FrUiTCaKeS

Pass the FrUiTCaKeS

Marion Civic Theatre presents a heartwarming Christmas ProductionBy Laura Koenig | Echo “Mix together a batch of fruitcakes, three dozen Christmas trees, 10,000 outdoor Christmas lights, a chicken pox epidemic, two Southern spinsters, an estranged old man . . . and you’ve got the recipe for a fun-filled and touching […]

by · December 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Food for thought

Food for thought

Taylor Theatre’s first play of the year offers a balanced view of Arab-Israeli conflict By Austin Lindner | The Echo Everything in life has a taste. Conflict is sour. Happiness is sweet. Loss is bitter. The flavors of life are often mixed. No carefree event comes without the tang of […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Discovering a balance

Discovering a balance

Production reveals both sides of the Arab-Israeli conflict By Laura Koenig | Echo No, the actors are not going to cook for you, nor can you bribe them to let you eat the food they have on stage. Taylor Theatre’s first production of the 2015-2016 season, “The Arab-Israeli Cookbook,” is scheduled […]

by · September 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment