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H-T REVIEW: IU actors rise to the occasion in Brecht allegory

By Connie Shakalis | HT Reviewer  Dec 2, 2017 “From Bum to Tyrant in 13 Easy Steps.” No Nazi death camps, allusions to Trump, or the satisfaction of watching Hitler’s demise. These are absent in the Indiana University Department of … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Indiana University Department of Theatre and Drama presents “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui”

By Anne Kneller | Friday, December 1, 2017 There is one show in Bloomington that you should see in the coming week, and no, it has little to do with cracking nuts or sugar plums a-prancing. The IU Theatre Department’s … Continue reading

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Contemporary Dance juniors explore the process of choreography

By Ellise Chase Years in the making, Selene Carter brings student choreography to the Studio Theatre stage. The choreography comes out of a class designed for juniors, Choreographic Performance Project, where they learn the art of creating and producing original … Continue reading

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H-T PREVIEW: Student director chooses gender-blind cast for ‘Arturo Ui’

By Joel Pierson H-T Theater columnist | Nov 19, 2017 Bertolt Brecht was one of the most outspoken and distinctive figures in 20th century theater. Born in Germany, he later lived a life in exile in several Scandinavian countries and … Continue reading

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H-T Feature: Student director brings Hitler allegory to life

By Madeline Dippel Special to the Hoosier Times This fall season, third-year M.F.A. director Liam Castellan brings Bertolt Brecht’s play “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” to life at Indiana University’s Wells-Metz Theatre. The play, focusing on the fictional mobster … Continue reading

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Mobsters in the Movies

By Ellise Chase Arson, murder, frame-up… oh my!  It might all be tied back to this Arturo Ui guy… (see what I did there?) The Resistible Rise Arturo Ui is, and I’m quoting here, “the gangster show to end all … Continue reading

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Theatre Geek of the Week: Trish Hausmann

Theatre Geek of the Week is an IU Theatre blog series where you can meet some of the students, faculty and supporters of IU’s Department of Theatre, Drama and Contemporary Dance! Meet Trish Hausmann! 1. What do you do at … Continue reading

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