Author Archives: IU Theatre Department

About IU Theatre Department

Welcome to the 7th & Jordan blog. This blog is a peak behind the curtain at the Indiana University Theatre Department productions and student work.

Spotlight on Sound: an interview with Jared O’Brien

By Amy Reader Summer is the time for relaxation, laying by the pool, and living an easy-breezy lifestyle… unless you’re Jacobs School of Music student Jared O’Brien. Then you’re Sound Mixing Dames at Sea, amplifying Baroque instruments for Bloomington Early … Continue reading

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Summer theater kicks off this week

By Joel Pierson H-T Theater columnist May 28, 2017 Ahh, the Indiana University summer theater season is here. Back in the day, (said Grandpa), plays were held in the Brown County Playhouse. It cost tuppence to get in, and your … Continue reading

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(Really) getting to know the cast of ‘Dames at Sea’

By Amy Reader When we watch a performance, it’s easy to think that the people on stage aren’t really people. Rather, they are beautifully talented demi-gods who can sing, dance, and act at the same time. However, actors are just … Continue reading

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A music director’s “Majestic” start

We’re thrilled to share this story from “Dames at Sea” Music Director Terry LaBolt. This week Terry reached out to Tim and Jennifer Perrino of Cincinnati Landmark Productions to see if they might still have a photo or two of … Continue reading

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H-T Preview: IU Theatre announces summer 2017 season

By Joel Pierson H-T Theater columnist It’s just barely spring, and already we’re thinking about summer — for today, anyway, because Indiana University has announced their summer theater season, and once again, we have four plays to enliven Bloomington’s off … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre: A success story

By Rinjisha Roy Every year IU Theatre stages musicals as part of its regular season and summer theatre repertoires. Chronologically, this season we had Jesus Christ Superstar and The Drowsy Chaperone at the Ruth N. Halls Theatre, and we can’t … Continue reading

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Year One, in the books

By James Nelson Just like that, my first year of grad school is over. It seems to have flown by, but I can’t even wrap my head around everything that I’ve done this year. Actually, scratch that. I’m going to … Continue reading

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