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Stephens College to host summer performances

Stephens College to host summer performances

By Renee Schilb | May 6, 2014

Stephens College’s Summer Theatre Institute to showcase BFA students’ talent

_RESPECT: Women and Popular Music_ opens Friday at Stephens College

By Maddie Magruder | April 29, 2014

Stephens College presents musical honoring notable women throughout history

In Print: MU Theatre tells tale of collegiate conflict during Vietnam era

By Patrick McKenna | April 22, 2014

“Moonchildren” reveals the director’s own experiences during a time of war.

MU Theatre presents ‘The Blue Light and Other Stories’

In Print: MU Theatre presents ‘The Blue Light and Other Stories’

By Katie Connor | March 18, 2014

Students will bring folk stories and fairy tales to life with upcoming performances.

MU theatre department presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

By Meghan LeVota | Feb. 25, 2014

Students bring a playful attitude to an ancient classic.

‘Fifth of July’ returns to Missouri

By Alex Leininger | Nov. 15, 2013

Missouri native Lanford Wilson’s play will be performed at the Rhynsburger Theatre from Nov. 14-17 and Nov. 19-21.

‘The Summer in Gossensass’ comes to the Corner Playhouse

In Print: ‘The Summer in Gossensass’ comes to the Corner Playhouse

By Shannon Murff | Oct. 22, 2013

MU Theatre wades into world of Cuban playwright Fornés’ imagination.

MU Theatre Department premieres ‘Spring Awakening’

In Print: MU Theatre Department premieres ‘Spring Awakening’

By Brendan Solis | Oct. 8, 2013

Provocative musical to debut at Rhynsburger Theatre on Wednesday.

Life & Literature kicks off theater season

By Marek Makowski | Sept. 15, 2013

The show’s audience-oriented eleventh installment does not disappoint.

11th annual Life & Literature Series to showcase original student work

In Print: 11th annual Life & Literature Series to showcase original student work

By Marek Makowski | Sept. 10, 2013

Although it has evolved in more than a decade of shows, the production stays true to its roots.

Stephens Theatre Institute prepares shows for remainder of season

Stephens Theatre Institute prepares shows for remainder of season

By Cait Campbell | May 23, 2013

Students showcase a wide variety of performance techniques during the summer theater course.

 'The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs' playing at Stephens College this weekend

'The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs' playing at Stephens College this weekend

By Jonathan Blazejewski | Feb. 21, 2013

Stephens College presents adaptation of Mike Daisey's popular play.

MU Interactive Theatre Troupe brings topics of health and body image to stage in interactive performance

By Tracy Cook | Jan. 1, 2013

"Nutrition 101" includes an open dialogue between characters and audience members, allowing both groups to discuss issues relating to media portrayal of body image.

Warehouse Theatre presents 'Causa Mortis'

In Print: Warehouse Theatre presents 'Causa Mortis'

By Madison Feller | Nov. 8, 2012

Jacob M. Appel’s dark comedy puts the "play" in playful.

Princesses redefine fairy-tale life, take center stage in 'Disenchanted'

By Haris Fazlic | Sept. 28, 2012

Led by the rebellious Snow White, seven sassy princesses seek to redefine storybook endings.

Bet your bottom dollar on 'Annie'

By Lauren Rutherford | Sept. 13, 2012

CEC's take on the classic Broadway show gets adorable 4 stars out of 5.

In Print: MU Theatre set to perform 'Pride and Prejudice' for final production

By Alfie Cox | April 26, 2011

This weekend marks the final performances.

Students bring opera to Missouri Theatre

In Print: Students bring opera to Missouri Theatre

By Dani Kass | April 12, 2011

The School of Music is presenting "The Merry Widow."

In Print: MU playwrights Matt Fotis wins Mark Twain Prize

By Joel Samson Berntsen | April 5, 2011

MU playwright Matt Fotis won the Mark Twain Prize and directs a play in New Play Series.

Mizzou New Play Series presents 21 plays in 5 days

In Print: Mizzou New Play Series presents 21 plays in 5 days

By Teresa Klassen | April 5, 2011

The annual event gives students experience as writers, actors and directors.

No cast, no problem for Missoula Children’s Theatre

In Print: No cast, no problem for Missoula Children’s Theatre

By Alfie Cox | March 15, 2011

Missoula Children’s Theatre performed “The Wizard of Oz” on Friday at Jesse Auditorium.

CEC performs “Doubt, a Parable”

In Print: CEC performs “Doubt, a Parable”

By Liz Stratman | March 11, 2011

The production will continue Thursday through Sunday.

'Fences' takes on racial issues

In Print: 'Fences' takes on racial issues

By Robert Langellier | March 1, 2011

The play is the Theatre Department's newest production.

In Print: Short plays, not short women

By Teresa Klassen | Feb. 15, 2011

The Independent Actors Theatre will hold the third annual short Women's Play Festival.

In Print: 'Jesus Christ Superstar' comes to Columbia

By Susan Costa | Feb. 11, 2011

The Columbia Entertainment Company will be performing "Superstar" on Thursdays through Sundays until Feb. 20.

Maplewood Barn Theatre gets some fresh air

In Print: Maplewood Barn Theatre gets some fresh air

By Robert Langellier | Feb. 4, 2011

The Maplewood Barn burned down in April 2010, but the group continues to perform as an outdoor theatre troupe.

'Dog Sees God' drops 'Peanuts' characters into tough times

In Print: 'Dog Sees God' drops 'Peanuts' characters into tough times

By Kari Paul | Feb. 1, 2011

The Theater Department production will begin its two-week run Thursday.

Stepping into the spotlight

By Erin Harris | Nov. 12, 2010

5th Wall Productions wants you to be part of its shows.

Department of Theatre presents 2 plays for the price of 1

In Print: Department of Theatre presents 2 plays for the price of 1

By David Adams | Nov. 9, 2010

New professor Kevin Brown presents “Arcadia” on Thursday.

Arts & Entertainment: ‘Art of Murder’ — 4 out of 5 stars

Posted to Arts & Entertainment by Allison Pohle on Nov. 7, 2010 at 5:34 p.m.

Monsters are often menacing figures that hide under children’s beds, but as character Annie Brooks says in the play “Art of Murder," “there’s a monster in all of us.” This monstrous theme holds true throughout the entirety of the murder mystery production, which is now playing at the ...

In Print: ‘Art of Murder’ paints comedic theater experience

By Allison Pohle | Nov. 5, 2010

Former CEC actor Eric Seeley makes his directorial debut.

Arts & Entertainment: REVIEW: Spring Awakening blows audience away

Posted to Arts & Entertainment by Lauren Hill on Oct. 27, 2010 at 6:40 p.m.

Anxious crowds of people filled the hall of Jesse Auditorium, from teenagers dolled-up in skinny jeans and short skirts to adults dressed professionally in blazers and cashmere. This is all hype for one of the most talked-about musicals of its time, and rightfully so. In short, “Spring Awakening” is a ...

In Print: Theater troupe tells personal stories of domestic violence

By Kristyl Hawkins | Oct. 19, 2010

The Troubling Violence Performance Project uses theater to raise awareness of partner abuse.

‘Our Leading Lady’ fuses comedy, drama

In Print: ‘Our Leading Lady’ fuses comedy, drama

By Allison Pohle | Sept. 24, 2010

The play opens Friday.

Play tells woman’s story of battling with breast cancer

In Print: Play tells woman’s story of battling with breast cancer

By Abbey Sussell | Sept. 21, 2010

Professor Heather Carver wrote “Booby Trap” about her personal experience.

'Nunsensations!' wins hearts with tomfoolery

By Kyle Cardine | Sept. 18, 2010

The show is put on by The Columbia Entertainment Company.

Theatre troupe invites students to the stage

In Print: Theatre troupe invites students to the stage

By Stephanie Ebbs | Sept. 14, 2010

The Interactive Theatre Troupe coaches students to acceptance.

In Print: Writers, directors, actors for '23:59' rehearse on deadline

By Stephanie Ebbs | Sept. 12, 2010

The Department of Theatre is starting the semester in a hurry.

City hears theatre restoration plans

In Print: City hears theatre restoration plans

By Jade Earle | Sept. 3, 2010

The Maplewood Barn Community Theatre was destroyed in an April fire.

Short Women's Play Festival runs at Ragtag

In Print: Short Women's Play Festival runs at Ragtag

By Emily Willroth | April 30, 2010

The festival features five female playwrights.

In Print: 'Saturday's Children' a perfect portrayal of the '20s

By Robert Swain | March 23, 2010

The play will run Tuesday through Thursday at the Corner Playhouse.

Independent Actors Theatre to put on 'Dead Man's Cell Phone'

In Print: Independent Actors Theatre to put on 'Dead Man's Cell Phone'

By Katie Prince | March 12, 2010

The play runs March 12 and 13 at The Blue Fugue.

'Brighton' offers relatable family plot

In Print: 'Brighton' offers relatable family plot

By Lauryn Stallings | Feb. 23, 2010

Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical tale will be playing at Rhynsburger Theatre.

In Print: 'The Mineola Twins' packs the house

By Leland Bonner | Feb. 9, 2010

'Twins' will continue running at Corner Playhouse from Feb. 11-Feb. 14.