Royal Purple

Remembering Fannie Hicklin

Kaylee Pryble, Arts & Rec Editor

November 4, 2019

Fannie Hicklin, a much-loved theater professor and department chair, passed away on Oct. 18 at age 101. Hicklin has made many contributions to UW-Whitewater, both over her time as a professor on campus as well into her retirement. Hicklin came to the campus in 1964 as a professor of theater and the ...

Student productions take stage

May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014 By Nat Edson   The Directing II class productions kick off this week with two sets of performances. The premiere shows ran on Monday night, with more of the plays being performed on Wednesday. The last day of plays will be on Monday, May 12. Each of these shows will represent...

Directing class seeks student actors


February 19, 2014

Feb. 19, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus   Theater can be a major time commitment, but with the Theatre Department’s Directing II course, students interested in acting can perform in small scenes with minimal time obligation. Junior Katie Krueger, a theater management major, said she knows acting in plays and music...

New production combines modern sitcom and Shakespeare

November 28, 2012

  Love, lust and friendship are among the themes of William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” “Love’s Labour’s Lost” is a comedy about four friends, the King of Navarre and his followers named Biron, Longaville and Dumain, who make a vow to refrain from dating and only...

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