Theatre news

The Northwestern College theatre department will present the musical “Little Shop of Horrors” Oct. 28–30 and Nov. 4 and 6 in the DeWitt Theatre Arts Center’s England Theatre. The show will begin at 7:30 each of those evenings; there will also be a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, Nov. 6.

Northwestern College has awarded sabbaticals for the 2021–22 academic year to two longtime professors: Dr. Robert Hubbard, theatre, and Dr. Laird Edman, psychology.

Northwestern College’s production of “Jabberwocky,” a children’s play based on a well-known “nonsense” poem by author Lewis Carroll, won multiple awards at the 2021 national Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

Northwestern College will host a theatre camp July 5–8 for high school students interested in a variety of theatrical roles.

Northwestern College will present “Eurydice,” a modern retelling of the myth of Orpheus in the underworld, on the Allen Theatre stage during two weekends in April.

Northwestern College students will present their annual dance concert, RUSH, in the DeWitt Theatre Arts Center during six performances in March.

Jeff Barker, professor emeritus of theatre at Northwestern College, has completed his third book about a Sioux Center woman who spent 33 years as a missionary nurse in Africa.

“Sweat,” the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by acclaimed playwright Lynn Nottage, is scheduled for the Northwestern College stage during three evenings in February.

Five Northwestern College theatre students received recognition at the Region Five Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Jan. 16–24.

The Northwestern College theatre department’s production of “Jabberwocky” is among those chosen to be performed during the Region Five Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

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