Entries tagged with ‘Amy Seham’

Three Sisters Explores Life and Yearning for a Purpose

Annie Lind '23 (left) and Jordan Johnson '21 (right) play two of the titular Three Sisters. The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College presents Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, a new version by Sarah Ruhl. Shot as a filmed stage production, the production will be available to stream May 8 at 7 […]

Senior Spotlight: Martha Scherschligt

The “Senior Spotlight” series honors graduating fine arts majors for their contributions to the Gustavus community. Martha Scherschligt is a theatre major from Plymouth, Minn. She plans to continue nannying post-graduation until she finds a theatre-related job. Professor of Theatre Amy Seham has directed Martha in multiple productions, most recently in the upcoming spring production […]

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Available to Stream February 27-28

Sam Albright '22 (left) as Rosencrantz and Sam Peters '23 (right) as Guildenstern in "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead." Picture Credit: Ryan Weber The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Theatre and Dance will present its production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead in a virtual format on Saturday, February 27 at 7 p.m. and Sunday […]

“The Mother Courage Project” brings innovation and creativity to the stage

The three-inch model of the set created by Nicole Meyer '20, complete with propaganda posters and figurines of the actors. Everything about this year’s Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Theatre and Dance production of Bertolt Brecht’s war-time play Mother Courage is a little unorthodox: 10 directors, a three-inch scale model of the set, and original […]

Voices Coming Together as One: Realism Plays and Student Choreography

Students Jayden Luikens '19 and Lillian Kline '22 perform a scene in "Time to Get Real." This weekend the Department of Theatre and Dance will present two unique sets of performances. The first, Time to Get Real: Selections from the Classics of Modern Drama, combines different monologues, scenes, and short plays from the realism genre […]

Puppets Take Center Stage in “Measure for Measure”

By combining puppets and traditional actors, Director Amy Seham sheds new light on a Shakespeare comedy.

Come to the Cabaret!

Elaina McRath '21 as Sally Bowles. Photo Credit: Annie Galloway Creative The Gustavus Adolphus College Theatre and Dance Department invites you to escape to Weimar Germany in the early 1930s and join in the music, decadence, and spectacle of the Cabaret! Opening February 23 and running through March 4, Cabaret features a cast of more […]

The power of theatre: from Rikers Island to Gustavus

The Gustavus Theatre fall show, "Our Country's Good" opens November 19 and includes a visit by special guest and New York playwright, Robert Galinsky.

Gustavus Faculty/Student Collaboration at Annual Fringe Festival

A group of Gustavus Adolphus College and St. Peter area students have been spending the summer inside rehearsing for a premiere performance of the play "Maggie's Magical Cat & Other Catastrophes." Written by Gustavus theatre professor Amy Seham and Gustavus senior Maggie Sotos, the play will be performed five times between July 31 and Aug. 10 as part of the 11-day 2008 Minnesota Fringe Festival in Minneapolis.

Anderson Theatre Season Concludes with Fefu & Her Friends

The Department of Theatre & Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College completes a successful 2007-08 season with Fefu & Her Friends, a look into the complexities of women's lives and relationships. Written by Maria Irene Fornes in 1977, this production of Fefu features a cast of eight diverse women brought together by director Amy Seham. Performances are May 8 - 10 at 8:00 p.m. and May 11 at 2:00 p.m. in Anderson Theatre.