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Theatre Geek of the Week: Mark Ulrich

Introducing Mark Ulrich, our next TGotW: Guest Artist Edition! A Chicago-based member of Actor’s Equity, Mark offers  some insight and humor, as this week’s TGotW. Mark can be seen this summer in IUST’s productions of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town (Stage Manager) and … Continue reading

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‘Our Town’ reveals secrets shared by many a small community

By Connie Shakalis H-T Reviewer Asked my fellow audience member after the show Friday night: “Have you ever seen a BAD ‘Our Town’?” She referred to another high-quality Indiana University Summer Theatre production, this time Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer- Drama Desk … Continue reading

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Five stars for IU’s ‘The Foreigner’

By Connie Shakalis H-T Reviewer If you have laughter-induced asthma, take your inhaler when you see Indiana University Summer Theatre’s “The Foreigner.” Yes, that was I laughing and gasping Sunday evening, all through this hilarious, insightful and exquisitely cast play … Continue reading

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Bee-autifully, they can sing, dance, act — and spell.

By Connie Shakalis H-T Reviewer Ever intrigued by death, I was 7 when I asked my mother if everyone wins Scrabble in heaven. “No,” she said. “If you knew you were going to win, the fun would disappear.” That’s what … Continue reading

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Theatre Geek of the Week: Marya Grandy

Introducing Marya Grandy, our next TGotW: Guest Artist Edition! A Chicago-based member of Actor’s Equity, Marya will be entertaining IUST audiences as Ms. Rona Lisa Peretti in 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and as Mrs. Webb in Thornton Wilder’s … Continue reading

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“Dance is the breath made visible”

There’s a beautiful face and form that will become very familiar to our audiences this year. It is Contemporary Dance senior Julianne Rice, who will grace the cover of our 2018-19 Season Brochure, as well as magnets, posters, ads and … Continue reading

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Theatre Geek of the Week: Karen Janes Woditsch

We’ve invited our own Professor of Practice Jenny McKnight, who directs and also teaches Acting and Directing for the Department, to introduce her friend and colleague, Karen Janes Woditsch, in this first TGotW: Guest Artist Edition! We Bloomingtonians are so … Continue reading

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