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Theatre activism tackles gun violence in national campaign

Theatre activism tackles gun violence in national campaign

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

April 24, 2018

No one ever thinks it could happen to them, until it does. It’s all a matter of probability, chance and statistics. The play, “Natural Shocks,” by Lauren Gunderson, tackled these topics as part of a national campaign of theatre activism against gun violence, and it was performed April 20 b...

Students will ‘connect’ with new theatre production

April 11, 2012

Practical jokes and comedic misunderstandings are the result of an arranged marriage in UW-Whitewater’s upcoming play, “She Stoops to Conquer.” Taking place in the 18th century, “She Stoops to Conquer” was written by Oliver Goldsmith who felt comedy should be funny. For about 100 years,...

Theatre department debuts first show

October 5, 2011

In the hopes of creating a good first impression with students and staff, the theatre department has chosen “Glengarry Glen Ross” to be its first production of the year, debuting at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 11. “We chose this show for a lot of reasons,” Director Jim Butchart said. “We always try...

Theatre student looks to future after completing last year

September 14, 2011

Although Tate was always involved with theatrical performances in high school, his future plans were not always laid out for him. He initially entered college as a prospective social worker. “I auditioned for ‘Macbeth’ and after getting a part, I fell in ...

Actors and dancers look to impress

September 1, 2011

This year, the Theatre and Dance Department is determined to wow students, Director of Public Events of the College of Arts and Communication Sarah Altermatt said. The department is performing six productions that range from a children's show to a scandalous opera. "Including the events in Crossman...

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