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The play’s the thing

Posted in Academics & Research on October 14, 2015

Olympia Dukakis swings by to coach a few students in the art of acting.

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In the moment

Posted in Beyond Campus on September 9, 2015

An unusual musical theatre project in LA brings together two alumni for an exhilarating leap into the unknown.

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Wilde romp

Posted in On Campus on March 5, 2015

The Denison Theatre Department presents “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde.

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It’s Hal Holbrook Day!

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 17, 2015

Wishing Hal Holbrook ’48 a happy 90th birthday.

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Building characters

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 6, 2015

Playwright Jeffrey Hatcher ’80 has found more than one way to bring stories alive.

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Broadway on Broadway

Broadway on Broadway

Posted in On Campus on December 5, 2014

“Rent, The Musical” is the latest production for Singer’s Theatre Workshop.

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Feed me!

Posted in On Campus on November 14, 2014

A man, a woman, true love, and a carnivorous plant.

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Heidi Chronicles keeps the faith

Posted in On Campus on October 3, 2014

The Heidi Chronicles deals with issues of feminism through humor.

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As they like it

Posted in On Campus on July 23, 2014

A whole summer season of theatre started with a Facebook post and a little pasta.

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Hawkeye and Hot Lips and Klinger … oh my!

Posted in Academics & Research on July 11, 2014

One summer scholar is finding that M*A*S*H can teach us plenty about history and war — but there’s a lot to learn about gender roles, too. Take, for example, “Hot Lips” Houlihan …

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Dance break

Posted in On Campus on May 5, 2014

A renowned professional dance company brings rigor, beauty, and poetry in two days of performance and workshops.

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Comedy break

Posted in Beyond Campus on April 14, 2014

While many spring breakers across the nation were beach bound, the Burpee’s Seedy Theatrical Company headed for stages in the Windy City.

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How to seek revenge with success

Posted in Academics & Research on March 6, 2014

The Department of Theatre presents “Malvolio,” a new play by Playwright-in-Residence Betty Shamieh.

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At life’s core

Posted in Academics & Research on November 20, 2013

There’s birth, there’s death, and then there’s everything in the middle. Middletown, Denison Theatre’s recent production, explores life in between it’s two most defining moments.

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Rolling Out the Big Red Carpet

Rolling out the Big Red Carpet

Posted in Beyond Campus on June 24, 2013

Sharon Siegel Carr ’73 and Carl Moellenberg ’74, a pair of Broadway producers, raked in the awards at this month’s Tonys.

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Members of the Berry and Nance Dance Project, including Stafford Berry, assistant professor of dance (center), performed last Friday as part of Africa Moves!

Africa Moves!

Posted in On Campus on May 1, 2013

Artists gathered in Ace Morgan Theatre last week to celebrate the world of African dance, from traditional forms to pieces that explored some current—and complex—issues.

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In Search Of Direction

In search of direction

Posted in On Campus on March 13, 2013

A behind-the-scenes look at the dramatic production of “The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God.”

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Dressed In Time

Dressed in time

Posted in Academics & Research on November 29, 2012

Denison’s newly digitized Historical Costume Collection showcases fashion from times gone by.

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Posted in On Campus on October 9, 2012

The Department of Theatre turns to a classic in its latest production, “A Streetcar Named Desire.”

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Our Pal Hal

Our pal Hal

Posted in On Campus on September 25, 2012

Hal Holbrook ’48 entertained a rapt Denison crowd with intimate stories from his life, career and college days.

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n Honor From The Kennedy Center

An honor from the Kennedy Center

Posted in Beyond Campus on October 24, 2011

Mikala Hansen ’07 has won the national award for playwriting excellence, and she’s just getting started.

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It Takes Just Four Weeks to Make A Family—And A Play

It takes just four weeks to make a family—and a play

Posted in On Campus on October 13, 2011

Students and Vail guest artist Dale Shields create a family of friends and a fascinating original play in only 28 days.

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Designing History

Designing history

Posted in Academics & Research on September 28, 2011

Kaitlyn Grissom ’12 turns the Henrietta Marie, an English slave ship, into a shipwreck come to life.

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'Radio is dead!'

Radio is dead?

Posted in Academics & Research on September 21, 2011

Katie Woods ’13 considers the role of drama in radio programming, and how it’s more popular in the U.K. than the U.S.A.

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If you've ever left your room or office on campus, you've heard rising senior Molly Coyne sing—and usually bring down the house in the process. She's lent her talents to several campus productions as well as to special events like last year's Induction. This summer, Ohio's longest-running nonprofit professional summer stock theatre, the Weathervane Playhouse in Newark, boasted Coyne's talents in several productions, including her co-starring role as Roxie Hart in Chicago (pictured above).

Enter senior soprano, stage left

Posted in Beyond Campus on August 12, 2011

DEN Shots: Molly Coyne ’12 lighting up the stage this summer at Weathervane Playhouse in Newark.

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Denison In The Blogosphere (7/25/11)

Denison in the Blogosphere (7/25/11)

Posted in Beyond Campus on July 25, 2011

We’ve got a playwright in Utah, a swim to Alcatraz, a specialty lacrosse store, and the Vintage Voices.

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Enchanting Theatre

Enchanting theatre

Posted in On Campus on April 12, 2011

Hither and thither with the Singer’s Theatre Workshop’s production of “Iolanthe.”

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Theatre As A Two-Way Street

Theatre as a two-way street

Posted in On Campus on February 28, 2011

The Drowsy Chaperone hit Denison Theatre’s stage with glitz, glam, music—and a few tough issues to think about.

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Denison in the Blogosphere (2/11/11)

Denison in the Blogosphere (2/11/11)

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 11, 2011

Playwrights, bloggers, and disgruntled Packers fans?

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Heeere’s Mona!

Heeere’s Mona!

Posted in Beyond Campus on December 15, 2010

Forty-four years ago, Mona Abboud ’58 cracked up America (and Johnny Carson) with one of the most memorable Tonight Show performances ever. And we’ve got the footage to prove it.

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Liz Averbeck '04 (Photo from Waffles on the Boardwalk)

Denison in the Blogosphere (11/29/10)

Posted in Beyond Campus on November 29, 2010

Check out “Denison in the Blogosphere” for the all the latest Denisonia on the interwebs.

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Christina Gorski '12

Taking it all in

Posted in Voices of Denison on November 24, 2010

Life is in the details for Christina Gorski ’12, who’s doing her off-campus study in the Big Apple this semester.

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Staging The Conversation

Staging the conversation

Posted in On Campus on November 5, 2010

With a single telephone, the Theatre Department lent its voice to the yearlong theme of “Technology and Community.”

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'I Just Write Me'

‘I just write me’

Posted in Voices of Denison on August 31, 2010

Theatre prof Mark Evans Bryan’s latest work has taken him to new places as an artist, both literally and figuratively.

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