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Greek myths meets modernity in ‘Metamorphoses’

Taylor Theatre explores Ovid’s classic poem onstageBy Emily Pawlowski | Echo A circular pool lay still, its waters offering a sense of serenity to the scene. It would be a perfect place to relax and dip one’s toes, if not for one detail. This pool was not in some peaceful […]

by · February 22, 2019 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Walk into a pop-up picture book production of your favorite fairy tales. (Photograph by Ben Williams)

Stories walk ‘Into the Woods’ and onto the stage

Taylor Theatre performs an iconic twist on classic fairy tales By Emily Pawlowski | Echo A cow as white as milk, a cape as red as blood, hair as yellow as corn, a slipper as pure as gold… These four items connect the seemingly unrelated fairy tales that make up the […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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