‘Passion Play’ entertains while asking ‘big enough’ questions

Passion Play shows three communities, Queen Elizabeth’s England, Hitler’s Germany, and Reagan’s America, attempting to stage the death and resurrection of Christ. The play takes the audience on a humorous, but unsettling journey as it examines the intersection of religion and politics. The play is…

“The Boys Next Door” opens Oct. 16

PLU’s School of Arts and Communication and the Department of Communication & Theatre present The Boys Next Door by Tom Griffin, directed by Jeff Clapp. The production opens in Eastvold Auditorium of the Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on October 16, 17,…

Dressed for Macbeth Success

They call it the crows nest. On the top floor of the Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the PLU costume shop is abuzz, preparing for Macbeth, which opens with a student preview on May 8. The new space is, for all involved,…

Students take on the new Karen Hille Phillips Center Mainstage

APO Production, “In the Garden of Live Flowers” opens March 7 In the Garden of Live Flowers: A Fantasia of the Life and Work of Rachel Carson, by Attilio Favorini and Lynne Conner, opens March 7 in the Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts,…

Theatre professor finds her wild hope at PLU

Change was in the air when Assistant Professor of Theatre, Dr. Lori Lee Wallace, came to PLU in fall 2012. This was the same year President Krise arrived as the 13th president of PLU, the Theatre program was taking on two new tenure-line positions, and…

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee opens May 10

Join six adolescent outsiders who are vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is coming to Pierce County this week. The award-winning musical comedy, performed by Pacific Lutheran University’s Theatre Program will be sure to knock your s-o-c-k-s…