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John Forbes, professor and resident lighting designer, monitors computer readouts during a rehearsal of the theater department’s “Shakespeare in Love,” Feb. 18. Forbes has a Master of Fine Arts in theatre lighting design from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Stage managers make magic backstage

Marjorie McWilliams, Staff Writer February 27, 2020

While actors take the mainstage, stage managers are the movers and shakers of the UVM theatre department.  The department puts together three mainstage shows each academic year, and this month, they...

Play about young Shakespeare comes to Royall Tyler

Alicia Wolfram, Staff Writer February 27, 2020

Filled with singing, dancing and swordfights, “Shakespeare in Love” is hitting the UVM stage. UVM’s Royall Tyler Theatre department is putting on “Shakespeare in Love” at the end of the month. The...

Converse Residence Hall stands against the weather as rain begins to fall, Oct. 23. Converse is considered to be haunted by some students.

Ghostly guide to UVM’s haunted halls

Kate Germain, Staff Writer October 31, 2019

Bronze leaves swirl and nights grow longer, making UVM a whole lot spookier. UVM is no exception to the haunted essence of Burlington in the fall. Many students are eerily aware of the most unsettling...

The cast and managers of the new theater production. Clockwise from top left: Nick Turner, McKenna Black, Katelyn Paddock, Caleb Chew, Thomas Brayton, Julia Sioss, Ray Gillies, Christian DeKett, Sean German, Rachel Samuels, Dani Knight, Anna Cataldo, Carolyne Sandoval and Amanda Tramposch.

UVM theatre brings classic tale to the stage

Sarah Robinson November 7, 2017

An adaptation of Jane Austen’s acclaimed novel “Sense and Sensibility” is hitting the Royall Tyler Theater stage next week. The play, adapted by playwright Kate Hamill and directed at UVM by...

Theater department opens fall season

Carolyne Sandoval October 4, 2017

“The Exonerated,” is a play telling the true story of six people wrongfully convicted of crimes and sentenced to death before the were found innocent. “The Exonerated” will run from Wednesday,...

Royall Tyler to undergo renovations

Royall Tyler to undergo renovations

Hannah Kearns January 20, 2015

The 41-year-old Royall Tyler Theatre will soon be undergoing renovations. The theatre, formerly the University’s gymnasium, initially opened in 1974. “It was a beautifully renovated building,”...

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