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December 2004 - Volume Iv, Number 1, Theatre Arts Department Dec 2004

December 2004 - Volume Iv, Number 1, Theatre Arts Department

Sides (Newsletter)

SIDES Volume IV Number 1 includes an article welcoming new faculty Allison Cameron, and a piece on the Liz Marfia and Phil Ash wedding on October 10, 2004, attending by 26 Theatre Arts alumni.


The Ugly Duckling +2, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department Nov 2004

The Ugly Duckling +2, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department

2004-2005 Season

No abstract provided.


Violet, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department Oct 2004

Violet, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department

2004-2005 Season

Set in 1964 in the Deep South during the early days of the Civil Rights Movement, Violet follows the growth and enlightenment of a bitter young disfigured woman. In hopes that a TV evangelist can cure her, she embarks on a journey by bus from her sleepy North Carolina town to Tulsa, Oklahoma. Along the way, she meets a young black soldier who teaches her about beauty, love, courage and what it means to be an outsider.

https://stageagent.com/shows/musical/1787/violet


I, Alpheus Pike: A Civil War Memoir, Jared Brown Jul 2004

I, Alpheus Pike: A Civil War Memoir, Jared Brown

Jared Brown

Adapted by Jared Brown from the unpublished account, “Prison Life of Alpheus H. Pike.” Performed at the McLean County Courthouse.


Black Comedy, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department Jul 2004

Black Comedy, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department

2004 Summer Theatre

Struggling sculptor Brindsley Miller and his fiance, Carol, are having a party with the aim of impressing Carol's bombastic father, Colonel Melkett, and millionaire Georg Bamberger. They hope the two men might purchase some of Brindsley's sculptures. Without permission, they have borrowed the furniture and effects of their fussy neighbor, Harold, to make their own flat more presentable. Just before the guests arrive, the main fuse blows, plunging the flat into darkness. What follows is a frantic romp with unexpected visitors, mistaken identities, and surprises lurking in every dark corner! Only we, the audience, can see the action ...


Forever Plaid, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department Jul 2004

Forever Plaid, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department

2004 Summer Theatre

High school pals Sparky, Jinx, Smudge, and Francis -- the “Plaids” -- are talented “guy group” -- just four nice young men who love singing harmony. They practice in the basement of Smudge’s family’s plumbing supply company, play proms and department stores, and dream about success. When the Plaids are killed in a car accident on the way to their first big gig -- at the Airport Hilton Cocktail Bar, on February 9, 1964 -- the young men linger in limbo, as unresolved as their final chord, until the conjunction of various “astro-technical” phenomena allows them to return to Earth, perform their final ...


Anton In Show Business, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department Jun 2004

Anton In Show Business, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department

2004 Summer Theatre

This madcap comedy follows three actresses across the footlights, down the rabbit hole, and into a strangely familiar Wonderland that looks a lot like American theatre – the resemblance is uncanny! As these women pursue their dream of performing Chekhov in Texas, they’re whisked through a maelstrom of “good ideas” that offer unique solutions to the Three Sisters’ need to have life’s deeper purpose revealed. In the tradition of great backstage comedies, Anton in Show Business conveys the joys, pains, and absurdities of “putting on a play” at the turn of the century.

https://www.samuelfrench.com/p/2932 ...


June 2004 - Volume Iii, Number 2, Theatre Arts Department Jun 2004

June 2004 - Volume Iii, Number 2, Theatre Arts Department

Sides (Newsletter)

SIDES Volume III Number 2 includes a welcome to new faculty Chris Mitchell and a "Where Are They Now?" section.


Kathy On The Spot, Jared Brown May 2004

Kathy On The Spot, Jared Brown

Jared Brown

Winner of a nationwide contest, a ten-minute play performed at Heartland Theatre.
 


The Music Man, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department May 2004

The Music Man, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department

2003-2004 Season

When Harold Hill, a traveling con man, arrives in River City, he convinces the locals to start a band by purchasing the uniforms and instruments from him. His intention is to flee as soon as he receives the money. Librarian Marian Paroo suspects Harold is a fraud, but holds her tongue since her moody brother, Winthrop, is excited about the band. As Harold begins to develop feelings for Marian, he faces a difficult decision about skipping town.


Medea, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department Apr 2004

Medea, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department

2003-2004 Season

Medea is an ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides, based upon the myth of Jason and Medea and first produced in 431 BC. The plot centers on the actions of Medea, a former princess of the "barbarian" kingdom of Colchis, and the wife of Jason.


Dance Concert 2004: Broadway Babies, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department Mar 2004

Dance Concert 2004: Broadway Babies, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department

2003-2004 Season

No abstract provided.


A View From The Bridge, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department Jan 2004

A View From The Bridge, Otterbein University Theatre And Dance Department

2003-2004 Season

A View from the Bridge tells the story of Eddie Carbone, a Brooklyn longshoreman, whose incestuous love for his niece drives him to his own destruction. Playwright Arthur Miller first heard the story while doing research in Red Hook, Brooklyn for a totally different project. https://www.shmoop.com/view-from-the-bridge/


Laughing Together : Community Based Theatre's Vital Sense Of Humour, Mary Moynihan, Paul Kennedy Jan 2004

Laughing Together : Community Based Theatre's Vital Sense Of Humour, Mary Moynihan, Paul Kennedy

Books/Book Chapters

No abstract provided.


Burn This—Lanford Wilson / Boise Contemporary Theatre, Leslie Durham Dec 2003

Burn This—Lanford Wilson / Boise Contemporary Theatre, Leslie Durham

Leslie Atkins Durham

No abstract provided.


'Thomas Hart Benton' And 'Cornelius Coffin Williams', Leslie Durham Dec 2003

'Thomas Hart Benton' And 'Cornelius Coffin Williams', Leslie Durham

Leslie Atkins Durham

No abstract provided.


Surface Tension, Janys Hayes, B Macedone, J Stein, J Thorpe, S Moss Dec 2003

Surface Tension, Janys Hayes, B Macedone, J Stein, J Thorpe, S Moss

Janys Hayes

No abstract provided.


Life’S A Dream—Pedro Calderon De La Barca / Boise State University, Leslie Durham Dec 2003

Life’S A Dream—Pedro Calderon De La Barca / Boise State University, Leslie Durham

Leslie Atkins Durham

No abstract provided.


Simon Malone And Alpheus Pike, Jared Brown Dec 2003

Simon Malone And Alpheus Pike, Jared Brown

Jared Brown

Short play performed at the Bloomington Discovery Walks in 2004, ’06, ’08, ’09 and ‘10.