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Actresses find themselves in Little Women

Katie Jones (Amy March), Morgan Book (Meg March) and Maggie Browne (Beth March) huddle around Jacelyn Stewart (Jo March) as she tells them her plan to make everything better again for their family, during rehearsal for “Little Women” Tuesday evening in the Performance Center.

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

April 19, 2017

Through the struggle of her own boyfriend being deployed, Morgan Book channels her emotion in “Little Women” as the romantic Meg, engaged to a man who goes off to war. “When we did the duet between Meg and Mr. Brook that first night of rehearsals, I cried through the whole thing,” the sophomo...

Theatre construction nears completion, date still unknown

Rachel Christian

November 18, 2014

More than two years after the university broke ground on the Teaching Theatre, the wait for its doors to open may be coming to an end. Completion of the theatre has been pushed back twice in recent months. But administration and those involved with the project say the building should be finished...

Performing arts chair sheds light on ancient gender roles in ‘Lysistrata’

Photo courtesy of Angela Torres

Taylor Fox

November 11, 2014

The audience can expect to see a group of clever actors in an improvisational play that is “funnier on its feet, than on paper," said Elliot Wasserman, Performing Arts Department chair. Wasserman has been directing plays at USI since 1991 and said he looks forward to putting on a slapstick comedy with a serious...

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