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USI threatre’s ‘The Revolutionists’ emotional, inspirational

USI threatre's 'The Revolutionists' emotional, inspirational

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

As soon as the first guillotine cut through the upper stage, “The Revolutionists”  had my full attention.  I had recently studied up on the French Revolutions and the Reign of Terror, and was not sure how a play focusing on this tragic time could pull off a humorous tone, but I was surprise...

Play to bring comedy to French Revolution

Jesmelia Williams and Cheyenne Welte, both senior performing arts majors, rehearse a scene.

Susanna Taylor, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Eric Altheide said USI Theatre’s upcoming play, “The Revolutionists” by Lauren Gunderson, is funny, intelligent and timely. “It centers around the struggle of women to get their voices heard in a world that focuses on fighting and not listening,” The director and associate professor of theatre ...

USI Theatre opens season with ‘The Revolutionists.’

Megan Thorne, Managing Editor

September 10, 2019

The University of Southern Indiana Theatre will open its season with “The Revolutionists,” a new comedy written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Eric Altheide, associate professor of theatre. “The Revolutionists,” tells the story of four real-life women who lived during the time of the Fre...

Be your own feminist

Sarah Rogers, Opinion Editor

March 29, 2017

Feminist. Miles away, a 32-year-old man internally groans and mumbles about uppity woman not knowing her place, a 20-year-old woman rolls her eyes and announces she is proud she isn’t a feminist and a 17-year-old boy tells his female classmate to shut up already and stop shoving her feminism down...

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