Archives for Theatre

Theatre department presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Feb. 9, 2017 | Theatre | The Department of Theatre will present Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center on campus Feb. 16-18 and 23-25 at 7 p.m. “‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is one of Shakespeare’s most famous and widely read and produced comedies,” said Steve Frye, director of the show and chair of the theatre department. “The play revolves around
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Department theatre presents ‘Doubt: A Parable’

Jan. 23, 2017 | Theatre | The Department of Theatre performed John Patrick Shanley’s “Doubt: A Parable” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, through Saturday, Jan. 28, in the Administration Auditorium. Doubt is a dramatic play set in St. Nicholas Church school in the Bronx, New York in fall 1964. The story surrounds a nun, Sister Aloysius, who suspects a priest, Father Flynn, of an
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Faculty take the classroom to New York and Washington, D.C.

January 18, 2017 | Communication | English | Theatre | FCS | Business | Five academic areas visited the Washington, D.C., and New York Dec. 31-Jan. 9 for a 10-day course counting for one to three credit hours. Students toured the Capitol, NBC Studios and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and visited with alumni. This was the first year for the English department to participate,
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Categories: Academics, Department, and University.

Campus Players present “A Seussified Christmas Carol”

Nov. 29, 2016 | Theatre | The Harding University Campus Players present “A Seussified Christmas Carol,” a free, one-act holiday play Friday, Dec. 2, through Sunday, Dec. 4, in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center on campus. Show times are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. A fun holiday-themed show for the whole family, “A Seussified Christmas
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Health sciences students collaborate in a Night at the Round Tables

Oct. 13, 2016 | On Monday, Oct. 3, students representing six academic departments in health sciences and related departments packed into the Founders Room and Cone Chapel for “A Night at the Round Tables.” This interdepartmental collaboration event challenged students from a variety of fields to work through a case study as a team, simulating a real-world situation of health care professionals’ collective expertise. “The
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Categories: Academics, Faculty & Staff, Recent Events, and University.

Department of theatre presents Homecoming musical “Crazy for You”

October 13, 2016 | Theatre | The University department of theatre will present the annual Homecoming musical Oct. 28-29 at 8 p.m. in Benson Auditorium. The 2016 musical, “Crazy for You,” is the most fun musical that you have never heard of, according to producer Cindee Stockstill. “The biggest problem with this musical is that it isn’t very well known,” Stockstill said. “We were looking
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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre continues with ‘The Nerd’

June 28, 2016 | Theatre | Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre will begin production of “The Nerd,” the second summer show of the theatre’s 34th season, June 30. “The Nerd” is part of this summer’s theme “We put the FUN in Dysfunctional,” and will run through July 9. “The Nerd” tells the story of young architect Willum Cubbert and his strange dilemma when Rick Steadman, a
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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre 2016 season to kick off Thursday

June 6, 2016 Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre will begin its 34th season Thursday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center. The season, themed “We put the FUN in Dysfunctional,” features three shows this summer. “The Man Who Came to Dinner” would be celebrity critic Sheridan Whiteside, who slips on the front steps of the conventional Stanley home and breaks his hip,
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Theatre students present opera scenes

April 12, 2016 | Theatre Seven theatre students presented opera scenes as part of an opera workshop class on April 17 at 2 p.m. in the Reynolds Recital Hall. Students learned the necessary music and staging in class and will present each scene in costume. The hour long program consisted of several scenes from different operas, such as “The Merry Wives of Windsor” by Otto
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Theatre presents “The Eye of the Artist”

April 12, 2016 | Theatre | The Department of Theatre presented “The Eye of the Artist,” a two-part production April 14-16 and 21-23 in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center. Previously known as the Festival of One Acts, the production featured student-organized material from nine directors. According to Assistant Professor of Theatre Britton Lynn, previous shows have been jumbled experiences for audience members because students chose
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