Theatre department to stage De Angelis’ “Playhouse Creatures”

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In a time of great social change, the precarious lives of 17th-century English actresses come to life as the Hanover College Theatre Department presents the comedic drama “Playhouse Creatures,” Friday-Sunday, Feb. 17-19. Set in the mid-1600s, “Playhouse Creatures” examines London’s theatrical world during the early years of England’s Restoration Period. King Charles II, newly restored

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The Hanover College Theatre Department’s upcoming production of the international hit “BLINDNESS” will mark a world’s first for this non-traditional theatrical experience. Hanover’s theatre will present this unique audio-visual event Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 17-19. “BLINDNESS” explores the changes to the world when a mysterious illness launches a pandemic that causes blindness and ensuing societal chaos. The

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The Hanover College Theatre will open its 2022-23 season with a presentation of Peter Shaffer’s unique farce “Black Comedy,” Friday-Sunday, Oct. 14-16. Featuring a creative use of light and darkness, “Black Comedy” is a hilarious tale of Brindsley Miller’s efforts to impress his fiancée’s wealthy father. Before his future in-law arrives, Miller scurries to furnish

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Still feeling the exhilaration, Carrie Helton Harris ‘00 walked out of Classic Hall late on the night of April 10, 1999. For nearly two hours, Harris’ brainchild – dubbed Evil Petting Zoo (EPZ) – had delighted more than 100 students in the jam-packed film room. Watch EPZ-related video The nine-member, all-student cast’s improvisational comedy debut

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The Hanover College Theatre will present American playwright David Auburn’s award-winning drama “Proof,” Friday-Sunday, Feb. 11-13. Auburn’s best-known work, “Proof” won numerous honors in 2001, including the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Awards for best play, best direction and best actress. That year, the production was named the best play by the New York

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“I was raised in the idea of knowing the world, traveling a lot to meet people, having a lot of experiences.”  Growing up in Santiago de Compostela in the region of Galicia, Spain, Alejandra Rodríguez Villar describes her medieval hometown as a land of tourists and emigrants. You may recognize the town as the home of The Camino

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The Hanover College Theatre will stage a comedic adaptation of famed author Jane Austen’s classic novel “Sense and Sensibility,” Friday-Sunday, Nov. 19-21. First drafted in the late 1700s, Austen’s novel was originally published in 1811 and has been in continuous publication for more than 200 years. The work has been adapted for stage, film and

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The Hanover College Theatre will stage an intimate presentation of famed author Agatha Christie’s legendary murder mystery “The Mousetrap,” Friday-Sunday, Oct. 15-17. “The Mousetrap” stands as the world’s longest continuously running play, logging more than 27,000 performances from its London West-end premiere in 1952 until the COVID-19 pandemic ended its run in 2020. Christie’s classic

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Gabriel Vanover, assistant professor of theatre, has been awarded one of just six statewide grants from the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana, Inc. (PALNI) to create an open educational resource (OER) through the organization’s PALSave Textbook Creation Grants Program. Open educational resources are free-access online course materials, including textbooks and other tools. The availability

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