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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Footlighters recreates Heathers: The Musical

Footlighters recreates “Heathers: The Musical”

Sarah Parr, Staff Reporter October 28, 2016

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...

The Footlighters performed Little Shop of Horrors for large crowds last weekend.

Little shop of wonders

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter March 31, 2016

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...

The Musical is energetic, but not memorable enough to make a lasting impact on audience members.

What if?

Ellie Rambo, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 26, 2016

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...

The eccentric but morose Addams Family clashes with the normal world in the Theater Departments current musical.

“The Addams Family” is dark and engaging

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter November 20, 2015

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...

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