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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
“[Theater] is mostly about playwrights exploring and talking about and writing about the human condition. And that’s what draws me to it. That’s why I love it.” –Brandt Maina

Humans of Taylor U

When real experiences are embodied on stageBy Carly Wheeler | Contributor “A man lives alone in Alaska. In the winter, a woman comes running in a wedding dress. The interaction he has with the woman, who has obviously run away from her wedding and is mentally distraught — and the […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
Lane Vermilion plays Curio in a local theater production of “Twelfth Night.” (Photograph by Emily Pawlowski)

Obscure Shakespeare comedy comes to Marion

Local production of “Twelfth Night.”By Emily Pawlowski | Echo This weekend Marion Civic Theatre, Inc. finishes its run of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” “Twelfth Night,” also called “What You Will,” is one of Shakespeare’s later plays. This comedy follows twins Viola and Sebastian after they were separated in a shipwreck. Viola […]

by · October 12, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Grab your popcorn and prepare for this action movie. (Photograph provided by Pexels)

‘Mission Impossible’ explodes into the theaters

A review of the franchise’s new releaseBy Landon Hilst | Echo “Mission Impossible” is one of the biggest franchises to blast its way into theaters throughout its 22-year run. As the franchise releases the sixth film in the series, this is where franchises begin to show signs of fatigue. Far from the […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
A day in the life of Tracy Manning can easily be described as busy, but fulfilling.

Tracy Manning: A woman of many roles

Spotlight on a theater extraorinaire By Caroline Shapley | Echo   Director. Mentor. Mother. Creator. Professor.   These are just a few words that describe Tracy Manning, Taylor University’s director of theatre, co-chair and assistant professor of department of music, theatre and dance. From teaching acting theories, to long nights of rehearsals […]

by · March 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
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
White Christmas comes early this year

White Christmas comes early this year

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre’s winter season showBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo On Nov. 4, the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre (FWCT) opened its running of Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas.” This is an exciting season for the theater. Not only is this the 90th anniversary season, but patrons are encouraged to bring nonperishable […]

by · November 17, 2017 · 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
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