“The Island” in the Skate House

“The Island” in the Skate House

Anna Russell ’14 transformed the Skate House on the Duck Pond into an intimate theater last week for a staging of her senior thesis production of the play “The Island” by South African playwright Athol Fugard. The 1973 play, which attacks the South African system of...
A Playwright Returns to Her Roots

A Playwright Returns to Her Roots

Alena Smith ’02 was in the audience last week for a staged reading of her play The Lacy Project. The performance, which had an all-student cast and took place in the intimate Black Box Theater below the Dining Center on February 22, was directed by Visiting Assistant...
Alumni Theater Troupe Recognized by Philly Weekly

Alumni Theater Troupe Recognized by Philly Weekly

Congratulations to the Groundswell Players, the experimental Philadelphia theater group of Haverford alumni Ali King ’09, Jack Meaney ’09, Jesse Paulsen ’09 and Scott Sheppard ’06. The troupe is one of five famous locals (and the only group)...
An Alumna’s Tasty Shakespeare Project

An Alumna’s Tasty Shakespeare Project

Sarah Lowry ’05 is the co-founder of The Missoula Oblongata, an experimental theater company dedicated to creating and touring original works. This week, her company (which was initially founded in Montana, but now has a more nebulous home base thanks to its...