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UW-W celebrates play’s 75th anniversary

UW-W celebrates play’s 75th anniversary

April 17, 2013

  Production of ‘Our Town’ joined by Emmy Award-winning actor : The UW-Whitewater theater department will end the year with a 75th anniversary performance of the play “Our Town” this weekend. The show will be held at 2 p.m. on April 21 and at 7:30 p.m. on April 22 in the Young ...

UW-W’s new musical showcases senior


February 27, 2013

  UW-Whitewater student Jacob Lesh has dreamed of having a role in “The Drowsy Chaperone” since he first saw it as a freshman in high school. Now, as a college senior preparing to graduate, his dream has become a reality, as he will star as the lead role in this unique musical comedy. “This...

Theater student makes NYC debut

Theater student makes NYC debut

January 23, 2013

  UW-Whitewater senior Jake Lesh has officially made his New York debut. On Jan. 15, the theater major reprised his role as Edwin Booth in a staged reading of “The Edwin Booth Company Presents….” “It was really amazing,” Lesh said. “I was extremely excited, and I was confident...

Whitewater Theatre Department debuts “The Edwin Booth Company Presents…”

November 16, 2011

The world premiere of “The Edwin Booth Company Presents…” will take place at UW-Whitewater on Nov. 29. Junior Jacob Lesh will play the lead. “It is so exciting to originate a character,” Lesh said. “Not a lot of actors our age have that privilege. Even a lot of professional acto...

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