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Wednesday

March 16, 2011
10:10 am

Learned Ladies continues through weekend

The Bates theater department production of Molière’s 1672 satire The Learned Ladies continues through March 20, with performances at 7:30…

Thursday

December 2, 2010
12:17 pm

Daily Mirror profiles arts entrepreneur Dissanayake '09

The Daily Mirror of Sri Lanka profiles Sulo Dissanayake ’09, a native of Sri Lanka who majored in theater and…

Thursday

October 21, 2010
3:58 pm

Bates cast to perform Philip Barry's 'Hotel Universe'

The Bates College theater department presents Philip Barry’s 1929 comedy-drama Hotel Universe as its fall production in performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Monday, Nov. 5, 6 and 8; and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 6 and 7, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Wednesday

October 6, 2010
2:08 pm

Schloss '12 directs dark comedy 'Fuddy Meers'

Bates College junior Michelle Schloss directs Fuddy Meers, the story of an amnesiac who must learn the facts of her existence anew each day, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15-16, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, in the Black Box Theater, Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Monday

August 30, 2010
4:28 pm

Dissanayake '09 returns to discuss Watson-year experiences

A Bates College alumna who used her 2009 Watson Fellowship to study performance arts in South Africa and Indonesia returns to discuss her experiences at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, in the college’s Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

The Essential Arin Arbus

Off-Broadway director Arin Arbus ’99 makes Shakespeare sizzle by keeping it simple By Charles Antin ’02 Arin Arbus ’99 and…

Tuesday

May 11, 2010
1:52 pm

Bates welcomes renowned Figures of Speech Theatre for residency

John and Carol Farrell of Freeport, founders of the acclaimed Figures of Speech Theatre, are working with Bates students in a theater production workshop that will culminate in performances of the Asian folk tale Dragon’s Daughter at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 20-22, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Thursday

May 6, 2010
3:23 pm

Robinson Players present staged reading of professor's 'Nutcracker' adaptation

Student-run theater group the Robinson Players presents staged readings of a Bates professor’s adaptation of the Nutcracker story at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 16, in the Black Box Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St. The readings are open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8294.

Tuesday

March 2, 2010
8:20 am

The New York Times describes new directing gig, with prisoners, for Arin Arbus '99

A New York Times story describes how Arin Arbus ’99, an acclaimed off-Broadway director, does theater work with prison inmates…

Tuesday

February 2, 2010
11:05 am

The Boston Globe reviews Pope.L's satiric political video at the DeCordova

Boston Globe art critic Sebastian Smee reviews the inaugural biennial at the DeCordova Sculpture Park + Museum in Lincoln, Mass.,…