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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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Disaster drill held April 6

April 4, 2016 | The University  conducted a disaster drill on April 6 at Stephens residence hall. This year’s exercise included a residence hall fire scenario. Since 2002, the University has coordinated a disaster drill every spring to facilitate a test of its emergency notification system as well as the timeliness of community first responders. The University cooperates with area emergency personnel including Searcy Fire
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Harding presents 43rd annual Spring Sing

March 21, 2016 | Events | Harding presents 43rd annual Spring Sing This weekend, the University will welcome students, alumni and friends to campus for the 43rd annual Spring Sing March 24-26. The ensemble and hosts will guide audiences through pop culture highlights of the 70s and 80s as part of this year’s theme “Retro-bution.” The journey through decades past will be accompanied by diverse
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Spring Sing goes retro

March 8, 2016 | Theatre | On March 24-26, more than 75 percent of students active in social clubs will participate in the 43rd annual Spring Sing show, “Retro-bution.” Dr. Steven Frye has been the director of the production for the last 22 years and has worked alongside his wife, Dottie, to produce the show. “I love working with my wife in theatre, in Spring
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Theatre to present “The King Stag”

February 10, 2016 | Theatre | The University’s theatre department will perform “The King Stag” Feb. 18-20 at 7 p.m. in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center. “The King Stag“ is a comedic love story set in the 1700s. King Deramo, played by junior Patrick Jones, is searching for his bride by interviewing women across the kingdom. King Deramo uses a set of magical skills to
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Harding to present “Singin’ in the Rain”

October 15, 2015 | Theatre Harding will present “Singin’ in the Rain” Oct. 23 and 24 at 8 p.m. as a part of the University’s 91st annual Homecoming weekend. The department of theatre has been working since January to produce the show. The first theatrical performance of “Singin’ in the Rain” was produced in 1983 by playwrights Betty Comden and Adolph Green, composer Nacio Brown,
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