Archives for "Theater"

Wednesday

March 18, 2015 1:59 pm

A British drama about love and rivalry arrives on the Bates stage

A British drama about love and rivalry arrives on the Bates stage

Bates College presents Patrick Marber’s “Closer” on March 27-29.

Friday

March 13, 2015 3:44 pm

Auer ’15 creates an immersive interpretation of Apollinaire’s surrealist play

Auer ’15 creates an immersive interpretation of Apollinaire’s surrealist play

Apollinaire’s “The Breasts of Tiresias,” adapted and directed by Nick Auer ’15, appears in Bates College performances March 19-22.

Tuesday

March 3, 2015 4:25 pm

Bates offers play revealing stories of Iranian women

Bates offers play revealing stories of Iranian women

Bates College offers a performance of “The Poets and the Assassin,” a play by Reza Jalali, on March 6.

Tuesday

February 24, 2015 10:38 am

In morality play, Pendergast ’15 tells ‘story of Mankind from birth till death’

In morality play, Pendergast ’15 tells ‘story of Mankind from birth till death’

A medieval morality play adapted for today’s audience, the Bates College production of “The Castle of Perseverance” is presented in performances March 5-8.

Monday

January 26, 2015 2:42 pm

Arts Crawl, Sangai Asia Night to showcase student creativity for the fifth year

Arts Crawl, Sangai Asia Night to showcase student creativity for the fifth year

For the fifth year in a row, Bates College presents a dazzling double-header of student creativity in the arts on Jan. 30: the Bates Arts Crawl and Sangai Asia Night.

Wednesday

November 12, 2014 3:47 pm

For senior thesis, Schwolsky ’15 directs ‘Boxing 2000’

For senior thesis, Schwolsky ’15 directs ‘Boxing 2000’

Directed in partial fulfillment of his senior thesis project by Jonathan Schwolsky, a Bates College production of the play “Boxing 2000″ will be performed Nov. 14-16.

Tuesday

October 28, 2014 9:17 am

Play-within-a-play offers absurdist look at ‘Hedda Gabler’

Play-within-a-play offers absurdist look at ‘Hedda Gabler’

Bates College presents “The Summer in Gossensass,” a meta-theatrical comedy about the first English-language production of “Hedda Gabler,” from Oct. 30-Nov. 3.

Thursday

October 23, 2014 2:05 pm

Bates Arts in Action presents performance smorgasbord

Bates Arts in Action presents performance smorgasbord

Dancers, actors, musicians and improv comics offer a smorgasbord of performing arts in the annual Bates Arts in Action concert on Oct. 25.

Tuesday

October 7, 2014 4:39 pm

Theater majors present Vietnam War drama, boxing play as thesis projects

Theater majors present Vietnam War drama, boxing play as thesis projects

For theater majors Gunnar Manchester ’15 and Jonathan Schwolsky ’15, senior thesis involves both putting on a challenging production and exploring their creative and intellectual process in writing.

Friday

August 22, 2014 11:00 am

Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

How did Jones make the play feel like “a black play written by a black writer for a black audience”?