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Difficult conversations

Difficult conversations

The diversity of the human experience invites us to have difficult but important conversations with one another. Those conversations will be at the forefront of the student-directed plays of Claire Hadley and Haley Kurr. Both “The Dining Room” and “’Night, Mother,” which deal with two different but equally important issues, will run today and tomorrow.

by · March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
A strong ‘heart’-beat

A strong ‘heart’-beat

15,000 American women served in Vietnam. Yet most of our books, films and media that focus on the war talk about the brave sacrifices male soldiers made, as well as the protests back home. How many talk about the nurses, the performers, who risked their lives to provide comfort to those in battle? That’s what makes “A Piece of My Heart,” Taylor Theatre’s latest production, so different. Full of humor, emotion and yes, heart, the play is a revealing look at women in war.

by · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
Senior Lucas Sweitzer potrays Tartuffe, seen here trying to seduce Elmire (played by junior Morgan Turner).

A topsy-turvy “Tartuffe”

A self-serving hypocrite manipulates a rich man with his fake religious piety and aggravates his family in “Tartuffe,” the 17th century French comedy brought to modern times by Taylor Theatre. Played out on outrageous set with even more outrageous costumes, the players show just how oblivious and laughable a family can be and allow the audiences to see their faults in themselves.

by · November 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
“Death, thou shalt die”

“Death, thou shalt die”

Taylor Theatre shines with “Wit”By David Seaman | Echo Death. It haunts us, hangs over us. We fear confronting it, accepting it. The concept takes on many meanings. Is death a period, ending life as we have experienced it forever? Is it a comma, representing just a brief pause before […]

by · September 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment
“Servant of Two Masters” a tasty slice of Italian commedia

“Servant of Two Masters” a tasty slice of Italian commedia

“The Servant of Two Masters” is an Italian commedia that dates back to the 18th century. Now Taylor is presenting a new adaptation that is heavy on laughs, sight gags and crazy antics. “Servant” is no thought-provoker, but it is high-quality entertainment.

by · March 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment