“Raisin” Takes the Stage. Directing SCE the First of Its Kind in WC Theater

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By Mary Sprague Elm Staff Writer Tawes Theatre was full to the brim. The stage—a mere ten chairs on a bare floor—was set. The lights dimmed, and an expectant hush fell over the crowd as the actors took their places. Connor Lugo-Harris’s Senior Directing Thesis, “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry, premiered Friday, Nov. […]

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Inside Look at Making “The Pillowman”

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By Anna Mayes and Caitlyn Maltese Elm Staff Writer and Student Life Editor The week after “The Pillowman” premiered, Brian Klose was still able to pull out his copy of the script from his backpack. “I’m still in denial,” he said. Klose directed the play for his senior thesis, and after selecting it in the […]

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Shakespeare’s Cross-Dressers, Drunks, and Fools

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By Anna Mayes Elm Staff Writer On the weekend of Oct. 8, Washington College was taken over by cross-dressers, drunks, and fools. Co-directed by Professor Dale Daigle and senior Maggie Campbell, theatre major, “Cross-Dressers, Drunks, and Fools” was full of laughs with some of Shakespeare’s greatest clowns. “This show is a combination of nonsense and […]

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“Two Gentlemen of Verona” and a Dog

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By Anna Mayes Student Life Writer What do a dog, jealous lovers, and William Shakespeare have in common? All are coming to the Washington College stage when the American Shakespeare Center performs “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Decker Theatre. The performance is part of the Sophie Kerr […]

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