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Butler Theatre presents Lunar Revolution 2.0

The Butler theatre department is taking the theme of revolution to a whole new level this week with the opening of Lunar Revolution 2.0. Over the past few months, the cast and director William Fisher have been collaborating to create this devised piece based on Schoenberg’s 1912 melodrama, Pierrot Lunaire. Although Fisher said a bulk

‘Pigeons’ examines alcoholism, relationships

“Hating yourself is a form of egotism.” This is the central paradox of Dan Barden’s  new play, “Pigeons,” which began its world premiere performances by the Butler University theatre department during its run last week. Barden is an associate professor in the English department. Barden’s play, his second written for the Butler theatre department, features

Russian tale brought to life

“The Fool of the World,” a famous Russian folktale originally written for children, will come to life under the direction of senior Thomas Benoist this semester. Benoist was introduced to the script last year while working on another student’s senior project, “Grimm’s Tales.” He chose to direct “Fool” for its youthful qualities. “Theater has helped

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