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THEATRE NEWS

"Tartuffe" Opens in Bartlett Theatre

The 2014-2015 HWS Theatre season opened with "Tartuffe" by Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière in an exhilarating new translation by Ranjit Bolt in Bartlett Theatre. Director of the show, Associate Professor of Theatre Heather May sets the stage against an inventive backdrop to give the classical comedy a contemporary bite. The show opened on Thursday and runs at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24 and Sat...  More >>

Woodworth to Talk at Syracuse Stage

Assistant Professor of Theatre Chris Woodworth has been invited to present a talk as part of the "Wednesdays @ 1 Lectures" program at Syracuse Stage. Her presentation, "Chekhov in Pennsylvania: Durang's Riff on Nostalgia, Longing, and the Importance of Place," will be held on Oct. 1, at 1 p.m., in conjunction with the season opener, "Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike," by Christopher Dur...  More >>

HWS Theatre Announces New Season

The 2014-2015 season of HWS Theatre will be the last full one presented in Bartlett Theatre before the opening of the new Performing Arts Center. As such, the theatre department has announced that it will be an eclectic, ‘must see' season featuring a timeless and enduring 17th century French comedy, a dark yet whimsical take on a beloved childhood classic, and an iconic treasure of mid-20th cent...  More >>

Collins Returns to Youth Theatre

After a 10-year hiatus from the Geneva Theatre Guild Youth Theatre, Professor of Education Pat Collins P'09 has returned to direct the Youth Theatre's production of "HONK!" this summer. Collins describes "HONK!" as a "poignant yet hilarious contemporary rock version of the Ugly Duckling." It will be performed at the Geneva High School Auditorium, Friday, Aug. 1 through Sunday, Aug. 3. The primary...  More >>

Four WS Students in Drowsy Chaperone

Fresh from the Bartlett Theatre stage (and backstage), four William Smith students took part in the Geneva Theatre Guild's (GTG) recent production of "The Drowsy Chaperone." Wesley Cady '15, Brittany Lopez '14, Grace Weiner '15 and Nicole Zanghi '14 have focused their studies on theatre at HWS as either minors or individualized majors. They each have appeared onstage and worked backstage in HWS t...  More >>