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PTG produces experimental 30 in 60 play; audience to determine outcome

PTG produces experimental 30 in 60 play; audience to determine outcome

Melanie Sayre, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2010
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance

30 in 60, performed by the Players Theater Group (PTG), is the newest addition to the circle of productions on campus. As the name implies, the performance is created with a core of 30 short plays that are performed within the time span of an hour. It is based on the original idea from Chicago’s Neo-Futu...

Footlighters aim for Thoroughly Modern performance of Millie

Footlighters aim for Thoroughly Modern performance of Millie

Melanie Sayre, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2010
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance

Straight from Broadway script, Thoroughly Modern Millie has arrived on the set of Case Western Reserve’s campus for the first time. Initially conceived as a movie in 1967 and later as an award-winning Broadway musical in 2002, the production has been followed by wide-spread success. The play, presented...

Playhouse Square’s Legally Blonde offers surprisingly enjoyable escapist fare

Playhouse Square’s Legally Blonde offers surprisingly enjoyable escapist fare

Drew Scheeler, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2010
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance

It’s not often that life gives you a second chance to enjoy something you’re fairly certain you’re going to hate. The year is 2008 and this critic has just received his press pass to Playhouse Square. So, imagine my surprise when the second show of that year, Legally Blonde the Musical, turned...

Great Lakes Theater Festival focuses on Shakespeare for upcoming season

Great Lakes Theater Festival focuses on Shakespeare for upcoming season

John Eldridge, Staff Reporter
September 17, 2010
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance

This year’s season at the Great Lakes Theater Festival will feature four classic works of drama at the Hanna Theater, beginning later this month with a production of William Shakespeare’s Othello. Considered one of the Bard’s greatest tragedies, it will be performed in repertory (featuring many...

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