Archives for "Theater"

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.

Tuesday

May 18, 2004 3:53 pm

New play by Bates College professor taps Japanese, ancient Greek traditions

“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.

Friday

May 14, 2004 9:27 am

Bates premieres drama based on ancient myth

“Tereus in Fragments: A Lost Play of Sophocles,” a dramatic version of one of the more disturbing myths from ancient Greece, premieres on the Bates College stage in performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 16 and 17, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St. Admission is $6 for the general public and $3 for students and senior citizens.

Thursday

April 1, 2004 9:51 am

Bates senior to perform Tomlin's 'Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe'

Saida Cooper, a Bates College senior from St. Albans, Maine, will perform the Jane Wagner-Lily Tomlin play “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe” at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, April 1-3, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 4, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Friday

March 26, 2004 8:56 am

Bates College senior to perform Tomlin's 'Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe'

Saida Cooper, a Bates College senior from St. Albans, Maine, will perform the Jane Wagner-Lily Tomlin play “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe” at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, April 1-3, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 4, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.