Butler Theatre’s most recent Mainstage production is both hilarious and relatable for teenagers and adults. Read on to see what the show means to some of the actors.
“Perhaps the best way to truly begin to avoid embarrassment is by realizing what it actually is and — in equal measure — what it is not.”
“The Living” was written about the Bubonic Plague and performed during the AIDs crisis, but is being reinterpreted for an audience living through the COVID-19 pandemic.
An adaptation of the play by visiting director Madeline Sayet will be performed on Nov. 5-7 in the Schrott Center for the Arts, and also live-streamed on the Butler Arts & Events Center website.
Madeline Sayet, a member of the Mohegan nation and international theatre artist, has received extensive praise for her unique acting and directing. Now, she’s bringing her talent to Butler Theatre.
Senior theatre majors discuss their futures and reflect upon their time in theatre department.
WRITTEN BY GINNY SPELLMAN, STAFF REPORTER Tim Hardy is returning to campus this November, again as the Christel DeHaan Visiting International Theatre Artist (V.I.T.A). Back in 2009 and 2011, Hardy graced Butler University’s Department of Theatre with his talents and insight on Shakespearean performance. Under the auspices of V.I.T.A., prominent theatre artists from abroad reside…
Butler University theatre majors come up with the ideas for their senior projects in a number of ways, some probably far different from others. For senior Kerry Stauffer, her inspiration struck while she was on a plane to New York more than a year ago. The resulting play, “Trust Me,” was written entirely by Stauffer,…