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Campuswide corner of the sky: Butler Theatre to perform “Pippin”

Campuswide corner of the sky: Butler Theatre to perform “Pippin”

Feb. 24 through Feb. 27, the musical “Pippin” will be performed in Shelton Auditorium. This is the department’s first Mainstage production that opened auditions to all majors.

Learning to be human

Through movement and placement, Butler’s theater department and its chair William Fisher create a performance rife with deception, class tension and mistrust.  William Fisher absentmindedly flicks his dark-rimmed glasses behind his desk. “I don’t think theater is plays,’” he says. “Theater exists, and plays are a part of theater.” Since becoming the chair of Butler’s

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