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USI community collaborates at playwriting workshop

USI community collaborates at playwriting workshop

Gabi Wy, Editor-in-Chief

August 5, 2017

When Andrea Morgan Dale heard her professor speak about Plato's “Symposium” and the philosophy of love last fall, she knew she had to write about it. "My play, 'The Philosophy of Love,' is about two philosophy professors who fall in love," the junior philosophy and theatre major said. "They debate...

Student makes directing debut

Student makes directing debut

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

October 19, 2016

Enjoli Drake will make her directing debut as she presents “In the Red and Brown Water” as this year’s student directed fall production. The Shield spoke with Drake to learn more about her first experience directing and the production. The Shield: How did the opportunity to direct a play come a...

The curious case of love

The curious case of love

Nick Leighty, Staff writer

September 1, 2016

Evansville Civic Theatre’s main stage is usually reserved for family friendly plays, but their next production is anything but. Instructor in English Alice Shen kicks off the Civic Theatre’s Underground Series with her play “The Conversation About the Keys.” The production contains adult language, open flame, and simulated alcohol and ci...

Theatre season include three plays, one musical

Gabi Wy

August 19, 2015

The university’s theatre program posted the four productions lined up for the 2015-2016 season on their website. Oct. 15-18 USI Theatre will present “Grapes of Wrath,” a play by Frank Galati based on the novel by John Steinbeck. “Grapes” is set during the Great Depression and fol...

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