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October 27, 2016
New playwrights fill black box with laughs

New playwrights fill black box with laughs

Senior Michelle Secunda starts us off with her romantic comedy, “Speed Dating,” about, yes, a bar full of speed-daters (the magnetic senior Lara Brewner is a highlight: grounded, yet hilarious). The play is effortlessly funny, and has a wonderful rhythm and structure Ñ quick, overlapping snippets of date conversation punctuated by monologues to the bartender (senior Micah Snow-Cobb) Ñ but occasionally the pacing needed to pick up to keep this audience member’s focus.
April 13, 2016
New Plays Festival premiere impresses

New Plays Festival premiere impresses

Though all four student- and alumni-written productions that premiered last Friday night had no set or costumes, they were full of dynamic characters and emotional energy. With all characters dressed in black, sitting at music stands with their lines in front of them, and the director sitting in the corner of the stage, I wasn’t sure what to expect.
April 06, 2016
Knox College New Plays Festival 2016

Knox College New Plays Festival 2016

Every week in April and May 2016, the Knox College Theatre Department's New Plays Festival features new works, new playwrights, new directors, presented free and open to the public in Studio Theatre.
April 05, 2016
KNOX’S REPERTORY TERM IMMERSES STUDENTS IN THEATRE

KNOX’S REPERTORY TERM IMMERSES STUDENTS IN THEATRE

Once every three years Knox College gives student the chance to take a deep dive into the trappings of the theatre. This is the 17th year they’ve offered the Repertory Term, a semester in which 40 students devote all their study time to mounting two productions. Knox Theatre Professor Neil Blackadder explains to WGIL that the students handle nearly aspect of the two shows...
March 3, 2016
'Neverwhere' impresses in more ways than one

'Neverwhere' impresses in more ways than one

From the moment I walked into the theater, I could tell this production was going to be something grand. The stage design immediately took my interest due to its superb construction and art. The stairways, the art on the walls, the interweaving of the different doorways and tunnels; it was amazing. This aspect went above and beyond my expectations.
March 2, 2016
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