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Tuesday

April 3, 2007
12:35 pm

Celebration Barn, Italian actor to present commedia dell'arte program

An Italian actor expert in the influential stage genre called “commedia dell’arte” presents a workshop on the topic at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, in the Plavin Dance Studio, Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell Street.

Thursday

March 1, 2007
3:53 pm

Theater department to stage America's first comedy

Paul Kuritz, professor of theater, directs the Bates College theater department production of “The Contrast,” an American comedy of manners written in 1787 by Royall Tyler. Performances take place March 9-11, 16-18 in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 2 Andrews Road.

Friday

February 16, 2007
3:45 pm

Sulochana Dissanayake '09 lands a double role

Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 balances academics and extracurriculars, taking full advantage of the Bates experience.

Tuesday

October 24, 2006
12:00 am

Wilder's comedy 'Skin of Our Teeth' coming to Schaeffer stage

The major autumn production of the Bates College theater department is Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning The Skin of Our Teeth, a groundbreaking comedy about the resilience of the human spirit in troubled times. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3, 4, 10 and 11, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 and 12, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

March 8, 2006
12:00 am

Elton comedy 'Popcorn' explores media-violence link

Bates College presents Ben Elton’s play Popcorn, a scathing comedy about the relationship between public media and personal responsibility, in performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 10-11 and 17-18, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 12 and 19, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Friday

October 28, 2005
3:42 pm

Bates College theater department offers 'Taming of the Shrew'

One of William Shakespeare’s first comedies, “The Taming of the Shrew” is the major fall production of the Bates College theater department.

Directed by Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz, “The Taming of the Shrew” will be performed at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 2-5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, Andrews Road. Admission is $6 for the general public and $3 for Bates faculty and staff, senior citizens and non-Bates students.

Wednesday

March 9, 2005
8:39 am

Fight the late-winter blues with Chekhov play, classical music

This weekend, the Bates College Orchestra, a string quartet from Italy and a Chekhov drama in a brand-new translation promise ample distraction from the Endless Winter of 2005.

Wednesday

November 3, 2004
12:16 pm

Bates theater department offers 'House of Blue Leaves'

Often viewed as playwright John Guare’s most popular and important work, “The House of Blue Leaves” is the major fall theater production of the Bates College theater department. Directed by Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz, “Blue Leaves” will be performed at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 5-6 and 12-13, and at 2 p.m. on Sundays, Nov. 7 and 14.

Thursday

October 7, 2004
1:31 pm

Second Bates graduate awarded 2004-05 Fulbright scholarship

Cristin McKnight, of Los Angeles, is the second Bates College graduate to receive a 2004-05 grant for postgraduate research from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Wednesday

May 19, 2004
9:32 am

Collaboration made 'Salt' possible, says playwright Maurizio

“The Memory of Salt,” a play written by Lisa Maurizio, associate professor of classical and medieval studies at Bates College, will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 21 and 22, in the college’s Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall.