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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
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
(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
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
The world of ‘Clybourne Park’

The world of ‘Clybourne Park’

An interview with Brielle Fowlkes on this weekend’s productionBy Andrew Hoff | Echo “‘Clybourne Park’ is a funny, witty, kind of fast-paced play about a bunch of really, really hard subjects,” said sophomore Brielle Fowlkes. Fowlkes is acting in “Clybourne Park,” which premiered last night in Mitchell Theatre and will be […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Behind the curtain

Behind the curtain

A closer look at Taylor’s upcoming fall playsBy Rylie Harrison | Echo A new semester means new stories to be told by the Taylor Theatre Department. This season promises an intriguing blend of timeless classics and modern issues. The first production of the season will be “Clybourne Park” by Bruce Norris, […]

by · September 14, 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
(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