Archives for "Theater"

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”?

Monday

May 12, 2014 4:39 pm

Theater Production Workshop presents bittersweet ‘Little Egypt’

Theater Production Workshop presents bittersweet ‘Little Egypt’

Bates College presents Lynn Siefert’s 1987 play “Little Egypt,” a bittersweet comedy about romance’s roller-coaster rides in a small Midwestern town, May 15-18.

Friday

February 28, 2014 11:24 pm

‘Enjoy,’ a black comedy depicting Japan’s ‘Lost Generation,’ opens at Bates

‘Enjoy,’ a black comedy depicting Japan’s ‘Lost Generation,’ opens at Bates

The style of the play, says director Brooke O’Harra, asks student actors to think “not in terms of character, but instead in terms of clarity and their relationship to their audience.”

Wednesday

January 29, 2014 9:09 am

Renovated Pettigrew Hall welcomes ‘age of the screen’

Renovated Pettigrew Hall welcomes ‘age of the screen’

The $1.2 million renovation features the new Digital Media Studios, a boon for faculty and students who use the screen to teach and learn.

Tuesday

January 21, 2014 2:54 pm

It’s a creative cornucopia as Bates again presents Asia Night, Arts Crawl

It’s a creative cornucopia as Bates again presents Asia Night, Arts Crawl

Bates presents Asia Night and the fourth annual Arts Crawl, a celebration of student creativity in the performing, literary and visual arts, the weekend of Jan. 24-25.

Friday

January 17, 2014 9:37 am

Solo performance to unveil Muslim women’s lives

Solo performance to unveil Muslim women’s lives

Playwright-actress Rohina Malik performs her critically acclaimed one-woman show “Unveiled,” portraying five Muslim women living in a post 9/11 world, on Jan. 27.