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THEATRE NEWS

McDonald Stars in New Miniseries, Texas Rising

Christopher McDonald '77, L.H.D. '13 appeared on "The Rich Eisen Show" to promote his work in an upcoming television event, "Texas Rising," that premiered on Memorial Day. "Texas Rising" is a five-part, 10-hour miniseries on the History Channel about the Texas Revolution against Mexico and the birth of the Texas Rangers. McDonald stars alongside many distinguished actors including Kris Kristoffer...  More >>

Warr '05: "Hits it Out of the Park"

Love & Warr" -- the new show by New York-based actor, director and singer Joshua Warr ‘05 -- recently debuted at Broadway's famous supper club, 54 Below. In the show's April 12 review in Broadway World, critic Andrew Martin writes that Warr is "one of the current cabaret scene's truest powerhouses since his MAC award-nominated debut some seasons ago...at once so young, so accomplished, so poi...  More >>

A Streetcar Named Desire

Tickets are now on sale for the Hobart and William Smith Colleges spring production of the classic Tennessee Williams's play "A Streetcar Named Desire." Directed by Assistant Professor of Theatre Chris Hatch, Williams's powerful tale about the Southern belle Blanche Dubois, her sister Stella and her blue-collar brother-in-law Stanley, will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 9, 10 and 11, at...  More >>

Frame/Works : A Streetcar Named Desire

HWS Theatre continues its Frame/Works series on Friday April 10 4:30-5:30 in Coxe 7. Guest scholar Associate Professor of English Anna Creadick will present a talk titled "Locating Desire in Streetcar." Situating this 1948 play in the context of a shifting national conversations about sexuality after World War II, this talk takes up the question of desire in "A Streetcar Named Desire." Why is de...  More >>

Two Accepted to Yale School of Nursing

Amy van Loon '14 and Nora McKay '14 are heading to New Haven this fall, where they will attend Yale School of Nursing. The prestigious program is regularly ranked as one of the top 10 graduate nursing schools in the country, making van Loon and McKay future leaders in the field. Van Loon and McKay will both study in the maternity nursing and midwife specialty. "I think almost every aspect of my t...  More >>