Entries tagged with ‘Anderson Theatre’

Title and Deed: A One-Man Show About Not Belonging Anywhere

Gustavus Adolphus College’s latest theatrical production, Title and Deed by Will Eno, opens May 17 in Anderson Theatre.

Gustavus Dance Company is “Suspended Between the Worlds”

“Suspended Between the Worlds: The Gustavus Dance Company in Concert" features the work of several faculty, student, and guest choreographers, performances are April 26-28.

Iphigenia and Other Daughters Amplifies Female Voices

Serena Schreifels '19 plays Clytemnestra in Gustavus Adolphus College's Production of Iphigenia and Other Daughters. Photo Credit: Lillian Kline, '22 Many Greek plays focus solely on male voices, and the female ones are pushed to the edges. But in Gustavus Adolphus College’s latest theatre production opening February 21, Iphigenia and Other Daughters by Ellen McLaughlin, […]

The Tragedy of King Lear Features Emeritus Professor Rob Gardner in Title Role

The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Theatre and Dance will present William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of King Lear in Anderson Theatre May 6-7 and 12-14. Legendary Gustavus theatre professor emeritus Rob Gardner returns to Gustavus to reprise the iconic role of King Lear.Tickets go on sale Friday, April 21, at gustavustickets.com. They will also be available in the Anderson Theatre lobby one hour before show times. Shows on May 6, 12, and 13 begin at 7:30 p.m. and May 7 and 14 shows begin at 2 p.m.

2009-2010 Anderson Theatre Season Announced

Building on its mission to work toward social justice through performance, the Department of Theatre/Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College announces the 2009-2010 Anderson Theatre season. The season opens with three one-act plays -- Far Away and Seven Jewish Children by Caryl Churchill and Seven Palestinian Children by Deb Margolin and continues with New Horizons, a dance concert featuring works choreographed by students in the department. December brings a physical theatre project directed by Henry MacCarthy to the stage. The spring semester opens in February with the musical Urinetown with book and lyrics by Greg Kotis and music by Mark Hollman, followed by Mary Zimmerman's The Arabian Nights in April and Time to Soar: The Gustavus Dance Company in Concert, with faculty, guest and student choreographers in May.

Impresario from Smyrna Moves Into Final Weekend

Following an opening weekend which featured a sold-out opening night, The Impresario from Smyrna, Anderson Theatre's season finale, presents its final two performances May 8 and 9. The Impresario lived up to its billing as a laugh-out-loud comedy set in 18th Century Venice. From the script adapted by Director Henry MacCarthy, to the acting, the costumes, make-up and set, The Impresario from Smyrna is a "prima" extravaganza that delights the audience from the opening insult to the final twist of the knife.

The Impresario From Smyrna Closes Anderson Theatre Season with a Bang

Carlo Goldoni's comedy/farce, The Impresario From Smyrna, directed by Henry MacCarthy, will close the Anderson Theatre season with hilarious extravagance. Performances will be held in Anderson Theatre May 1-2 and May 8 at 8:00 p.m. and May 3 and 9 at 2:00 p.m.

Gustavus Dance Selected for Festival Dance Finale

The dance Shiny Things for the Mind, choreographed by Gustavus Visiting Instructor in Dance Cynthia Gutierrez-Garner and danced by nine Gustavus students, earned the finale spot in the recent American College Dance Festival Association's North Central Regional Festival Gala performance. The conference, held at the University of Minnesota, was attended by twenty-three colleges and universities from the Midwest to California. In all, over 400 dancers participated in the 34 dances which were adjudicated.

A Colorful Palette of Dance in Range of Motion, the Spring Dance Concert at Gustavus Adolphus College

The Gustavus Department of Theatre and Dance is pleased to present the 2009 Spring Dance Concert, Range of Motion. The Gustavus Dance Company will perform a diverse assortment of works by Gustavus Faculty members and Guest Artist Charlotte Adams, professor at the University of Iowa. Performances will be held in Anderson Theatre March 13-14 at 8 pm and March 15 at 2 pm.

Intimacy of Language and Power: Eugene Ionesco’s The Lesson to be Performed at Gustavus Adolphus College

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College presents an intimate performance of Eugene Ionesco's comic drama The Lesson. Directed by Henry MacCarthy, performances will be held in Anderson Theatre November 20, 21, and 22 at 8:00 p.m. and November 23 at 2:00 p.m.