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“Tartuffe” is re-imagined for UVM stage

“Tartuffe” is re-imagined for UVM stage

Lindsey Imhoff, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Culture, Previews

The UVM theatre department puts a contemporary spin on an old classic. “Tartuffe” the second production of the semester, runs Nov. 7 to Nov. 11. The play was originally written in 1664 by Moliere, a prominent French playwright. The play follows a wealthy family headed by Orgon who becomes ...

Theatre students reflect on diversity

Theatre students reflect on diversity

Carolyne Sandoval, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Arts, Arts Regular, Editor's Picks, Headliners

Amongst the whirlwind of costume fittings and script readings, the UVM theatre department is  re-evaluating itself. With 84 majors and minors and 13 faculty and staff members, the department is a tight-knit group, Gregory Ramos, chair of the theater department, said. “We are a predominantly w...

UVM Theatre Department Brings Creative Take on Classic Story

UVM Theatre Department Brings Creative Take on Classic Story

Ella Webster, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts, Previews

Ever wondered how Peter Pan came to be? How Tinkerbell got her pixie dust? How Captain Hook became the marauding pirate we know today? “Peter and the Starcatcher,” the Tony Award- winning prequel to Peter Pan, hits the UVM stage Thursday, Feb. 22. Written by Rick Elice and Wayne Barker, this ...

Theater department puts on play to continue holiday tradition

Theater department puts on play to continue holiday tradition

Allie O'Connor, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Previews

For the past quarter century, a Christmas play has become a tradition for Burlington’s residents and students alike. The UVM theater department will hold its 25th annual performance Patricia Clapp’s ‘The Toys Take Over Christmas’ Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 at the Royall Tyler Theatre. The play...

Theater department opens fall season

Carolyne Sandoval

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts, Previews

“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, Oct. 4 to Sunday, Oct. 8, with performances at 7:30 p.m. from Wednesday to Saturday and two addi...

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