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Footlighters recreates “Heathers: The Musical”

Footlighters recreates

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 student-run musical theater group on campus, will present “Heathers: The Musical.” Perf...

Little shop of wonders

The Footlighters performed

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter

April 1, 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 (it had the fifth highest attendance of any show in the club’s history), and fortunately the show...

What if?

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

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 ticket office success to be interesting. From a plot standpoint, the musical has potential: Elizabeth...

“The Addams Family” is dark and engaging

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

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 Family, which consists of suave Gomez (Brett DiCello), enchanting Morticia (Bridgette Garb), Gomez’s...

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