The show was an enchanting musical telling of the ancient tale of a young peasant girl fighting for love in a world where everyone she knows is against her.
“This is a very meaningful way to conclude my career on the Shenandoah stage,” senior acting major Taylor Bloom said, “and I am very grateful for the experience.”
Guys and Dolls is about people growing up and figuring out that what they used to do their whole lives doesn’t really work anymore,” Ashley Knaack, junior musical theatre major and assistant director, said.
“The show was really funny yet like poignant to talk about our experience but dramatize it to make it entertaining, touching, and deep.” acting major Knightley Hill said.
“The conservatory only has one Shakespeare class, so ‘Shut Up! It’s Shakespeare’ is a place where Shakespeare—or in this case, Marlowe—lovers can come together,” said Sidney Rubio, an actor in the show.
A class of over 50 students are turning a student-written screenplay into a short film this semester.
With the heartache and humor laced into one, “Blue Stockings,”did more than just entertain—it gave much-needed hope to all that attended.
Shenandoah University’s non-profit, student-run Shakespeare troupe, “Shut Up! It’s Shakespeare!” premiered their most recent show, “Julius Caesar,” over the weekend.
The Shenandoah Conservatory musical theatre department is hard at work in rehearsal for their upcoming show, “Spring Awakening.”
Under the direction of Carolyn Coulson, “Illyria” was humorous to no end and became enjoyable for all audience members.
Sarah Beck, Staff Writer
Shenandoah Conservatory premiered the musical “City of Angels” this past weekend at the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre. It was the final Conservatory show for musical theatre program coordinator, Jonathan Flom, and the show’s music director, Dr. Thomas Albert.
Sarah Beck, Staff Writer
Every year, Shenandoah University invites students from around the world to visit and become involved in classes for about two weeks at a time. This semester, the international students were welcomed in with snow days – a shock to those coming from colder countries. Despite this, Stina Arrhenius, a musical theatre student visiting from Sweden, has enjoyed her time in America.
Jessica Rota, ‘Doah Contributing Writer November 6, 2013 For two weekends, Shenandoah Conservatory performed “The Arabian Nights” in Glaize Studio. The story follows Scheherazade, played by Sarah Beckwith, as she tries to […]