Studio Theater production plays with theatricality and scholarship

Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies get a second look in Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) at Pacific Lutheran University. The Shakespearean-inspired production runs in Studio Theater on March 10, 11, 12, 18 and 19 at 7:30pm and March 20 at 2pm. Constance, a quirky professor, attempts…

One-Act productions featured this J-term

Theatre students are taking on J-term, one act at a time. Alpha Psi Omega (APO), PLU’s national theatre society will present their annual One-Act Festival featuring student performed, directed and written material on January 21, 22, and 23 at 7:30pm in the Studio Theater. Additionally,…

“The House of Blue Leaves” asks questions on mental illness

When Jessi Marlow ‘16 was brainstorming ideas for the season’s featured Alpha Psi Omega production she finally decided that above all, she wanted to direct a show that was both topical and relevant to today’s audiences. She finally settled on a darker comedy that explores…

Rumors promises lots of laughs and memories

PLU’s 2015-16 Theatre season kicks off with a mystery and lots of laughs in Rumors , written by Neil Simon and directed by Associate Professor of Theatre Jeff Clapp. The play is bound to stir up memories for some Theatre alumni; the comedy is dedicated…

A passion for dance, a call to teach

For Ariella Brown, dance has always been her passion, but not always her full-time job. While working behind a desk during the day, and carving out time in the evening to dance, she realized those few hours would never satisfy her. She made the decision…

Studio Theater production shows a dark side

Studio Theater production shows a dark side On April 17 and 18 at 7:30pm, PLU senior Cameron Waters brings to life playwright Tracy Letts’ Bug, a tale of paranoia and conspiracy that is riveting, exciting, and thoroughly entertaining. Bug follows Agnes, a lonely waitress, who…

Steel Magnolias opens March 5 in the Studio Theater

With a stream of hairspray PLU will enter the 80’s for the spring production of  Steel Magnolias . The production runs for two weekends in the Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Studio Theater, March 5 6, 7, 13 and 14 at 7:30…