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Footlighters recreates “Heathers: The Musical”

Footlighters recreates “Heathers: The Musical”

Sarah Parr, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance, Top Stories

Where can you see what has been described to me numerous times as “the 1980s version of “Mean Girls,” but with murder?” Next week in Carlton Commons on South Side, the CWRU Footlighters, the completely student-run musical theater group on campus, will present “Heathers: The Musical.” Perf...

Little shop of wonders

Little shop of wonders

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance, Top Stories

This past weekend, street urchins and a bloodthirsty plant sang together as the Case Footlighters put on a performance of “Little Shop of Horrors.” Expectations were high and the audience was large (it had the fifth highest attendance of any show in the club’s history), and fortunately the show...

What if?

What if?

Ellie Rambo, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance

New York, true love and a role originated by Idina Menzel: From a general description, this musical is poised to be a hit. But that’s part of the problem with “If/Then”—it’s too calculated for ticket office success to be interesting. From a plot standpoint, the musical has potential: Elizabeth...

“The Addams Family” is dark and engaging

“The Addams Family” is dark and engaging

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance

Although “The Addams Family” is not pitch perfect, it does manage to be hilarious while showcasing bizarre characters and macabre musical numbers. The musical centers on the darkly eccentric Addams Family, which consists of suave Gomez (Brett DiCello), enchanting Morticia (Bridgette Garb), Gomez’s...

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