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Frederic and Mabel, played by seniors John Broda and Alexis Turner, when they first meet.
(Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

Laughing all the way from pirates to Penzance

‘Pirates of Penzance’ lights up the stage with laughterBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Dancing pirates and brightly dressed girls take the stage this weekend in Taylor’s Lyric Theatre’s production of the classic “The Pirates of Penzance.” Start off the semester with endless laughter tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m. and Sunday […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Seeing the beauty in “Cyrano de Bergerac”

Seeing the beauty in “Cyrano de Bergerac”

Cyrano takes the stage for its second weekend of showsBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Contributor Amid smoke, swords and gunfire, “Cyrano de Bergerac,” a tale of love and beauty, is told under the whitewashed arches of Paris in 1640. The comedic tragedy of “Cyrano de Bergerac,” written by Edmond Rostand and […]

by · November 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Moments make history

Moments make history

The first dance ‘production’ at Taylor UniversityBy Grace Hooley | Echo A moment is defined as “a brief period of time” or “importance,” according to the Oxford Dictionary. We wander through life seeking moments. Not flippant moments of mundane experiences, but instead we crave the broken and beautiful pieces of our lives […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Sophomore Steven Mantel as Russ and Dan (Photograph by Abigail Roberts)

The faces of ‘Clybourne Park’

A deeper look into the actors and actresses’s interpretations of each character By Abigail Roberts | Echo Steven Mantel – Sophomore, fourth Taylor Theater Production His Characters: Russ: “The majority of the pain and the anguish in act one is centered around Russ. Although he may seem like the average Joe […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Incorporating ‘Clybourne’ into Christian thought

Incorporating ‘Clybourne’ into Christian thought

A Q&A with professor Jeff CramerBy Rylie Harrison | Echo Jeff Cramer, associate professor of computer science and engineering, is just one of the many professors across Taylor’s campus who are choosing to incorporate discussion on “Clybourne Park” into their classes. Q: How do you plan to incorporate the play into […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Weaving together two stories

Weaving together two stories

The connection between Raisin in the Sun and Clybourne ParkBy Darah Shepherd | Contributor “Clybourne Park,” a play by Bruce Norris, was inspired by Lorraine Hansberry’s play “A Raisin in the Sun” and by events in his own life. When young, Norris and his family moved him from one neighborhood to […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Building and tearing down perspectives, old and new

Building and tearing down perspectives, old and new

Review of Taylor Theater’s production of Clybourne ParkBy Abigail Roberts | Echo As fall blows in, students rush to and from classes, the air grows crisp and in rolls another line-up of outstanding Taylor theater productions. Last night, in the first of its many showings this weekend, “Clybourne Park,” Pulitzer […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment