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Taylor Theatre’s fall 2016 performance of “Oklahoma!” continues its success. (Photograph by Hannah Bolds)

Music theater receives national recognition

“Oklahoma!” awarded third place by American PrizeBy Emily Pawlowski | Echo “I sometimes have been known to say that Taylor theater is like the best kept secret around,” Tracy Manning, assistant professor of theatre arts, department co-chair managing and artistic director of theatre said. That secret is out now, because Taylor […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(L to R) Senior Grace Foltz, junior Suzie Quinn, and seniors Bradley Jensen, Tamara Peachy and Kenzi Nevins are directing plays this weekend.(Photograph by Kassie Joviak)

History, humor and wit come to the stage

An insight into the student-directed playsBy Elizabeth Hartmann & Emily Pawlowski | A&E Editor & Contributor How are medieval France, a frozen cabin in Alaska and “Tuna,” the third smallest town in Texas, similar? They are the settings for three of seven student-directed plays. Each play is about one hour […]

by · May 11, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Pragmatic Mr. Banks learns the importance of family. (Photograph by Tim Hudson)

‘Mary Poppins’ flies in with joy and magic

Taylor theatre presents a timeless musicalBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo From “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” to “Chim Chim Cheree,” take a step in time during Taylor Theatre’s production of the classic musical “Mary Poppins.” The “practically perfect” nanny comes to the Mitchell Theatre’s stage on April 27 and 28 and May 4 and 5 at […]

by · April 27, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(L to R) Members of the White Rose, sophomores Josiah Griener and Brandt Maina and senior John Broda, prepare for rebellion.

Armed with words, faith and courage

Taylor theatre presents the White Rose martyrsBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo For the first time ever, the entirety of William Gebby’s new play will be performed for the public. Showing times are tonight, Feb. 17, 23 and 24 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 18 and 25 at 2 p.m. Amid the […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The magic and the miracle

The magic and the miracle

Production manager of new City Players, alumnus Ryan Maloney By Becca Eis | Echo “In theater, we find ourselves in the midst of the magic and the miracle,” said Taylor alumnus Ryan Maloney (’13) That is exactly where Maloney found himself as a sixth grader in Taylor Theatre’s production of “Peter Pan” […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The “Rabbit Hole” cast won 10 awards at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival last March. (Photograph provided by Tracy Manning)

Remembering “Rabbit Hole”

Taylor Theatre wins national awardsBy Grace Hooley | Echo We all hope that someone notices our work. From artist to computer designer, we all long to hear “well done” from someone—anyone. Last year, Taylor Theatre submitted their production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s “Rabbit Hole” into the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival […]

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Senior Jessica Schulte, who plays Dolly Gallagher Levi, and senior Austin Linder, who plays Ambrose Kemper, perform during Wednesday’s dress rehearsal before the power outage. (Photograph by Hannah Bolds)

“The Matchmaker”

The theatre’s final performance for the school year By Matt DeLong | Faculty Contributor  Editor’s note: Due to the power outage yesterday, the reviewer was only able to view half the show, but he had access to the entire script. For students hurtling toward finals week, the aphorism “time is […]

by · April 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(Photography by Hannah Bolds) Senior Austin Lindner, who plays Henry Law, practices during dress rehearsal this week.

Bring your umbrella

A review of Taylor Theatre’s new production By Kelsea Denney | Contributor  “You can only see so far ahead, and that’s enough for now.” It’ll take courage to sit in Mitchell Theatre during the next two weekends as the lights dim and the rumble of thunderstorms fill your heart. On […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Chorale members enjoy last year’s Oscar-themed Valentine’s dinner and performance. (Photograph provided by Jess Miller)

“Love Me Tender: A Tribute to Elvis”

Taylor Sounds, Chorale and the Jungle Cats host Valentine’s Day Dinner and ConcertBy Grace Hooley | Echo “The King” is back! The Taylor Sounds and Chorale, featuring The Jungle Cats jazz band, will bring Elvis’s music back to life again. On Saturday, they will perform a “Love Me Tender” tribute concert […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
(Photograph by Hannah Bolds) The “Oklahoma!” cast prepares for two weekends of shows. Join the fun during one of three performances this weekend.

Better than OK(lahoma)

A timeless musical brought to life by Taylor’s TheatreBy Ian Proano | Echo  Wiling music sprang out of the pit, forcing my feet to obey its catchy tune as the stage lights revealed a farmhouse scene. The culprit of the devilishly good melodies was the Taylor student Pit Orchestra, which […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment