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Radio drama theatre series

Radio drama theatre series

Students preforming, “Rocket from Manhattan” Photo by Oscar Brautigam The fall show for the Lawrence University Department of Theatre Arts was supposed to be a musical — a big production with lots going on, including lots of actors and lots of close contact. What it ended up being was much more quaint. The production was

Student Group Spotlight: SOL Studios

Sophomore Yanni Yang and seniors Nathan Glazer and Daniel Green practice in the recording space at SOL Studios. Photo by Sebastian Evans Tucked away in the basement of the Music-Drama Center, in the corner of WLFM studios, is Students of Lawrence Studios (SOL). SOL has been an organization on campus for many years now, bringing

Student Spotlight: Moreau Halliburton

Photo By Moreau Halliburton Even through indirect relations to junior Moreau Halliburton, it is easy to tell that her creative practice is grounded in art, activism and identity. Since the abrupt departure from campus in March, Halliburton incorporated these priorities into the projects she worked on.  The idea for Homeland Beading came out of Halliburton’s

Preview: “Richard III”

Every other year, Lawrence’s theatre department produces a play by William Shakespeare. This year, the department is working on “Richard III.” Professor of Theatre Arts and the J. Thomas and Julie Esch Hurvis Professor of Theatre and Drama Timothy X. Troy is directing. During the process of deciding this season’s shows last year, Troy was

Jazz series branches out with Bill Frisell

Bill Frisell, a Grammy-winning guitarist, performed his newest album “Harmony” alongside Petra Haden with vocals, Hank Roberts on cello and vocals and Luke Bergman on baritone guitar and vocals in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel on Friday, Feb. 7. The program asserted that the quartet “annihilates the concept of genre,” and the group delivered. The space

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