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.
Neil Gill, 19, a political science major and co-creator of the event, said that the goal of the event was to “bring awareness of women’s issues” to campus through a “reflection of women through history.”
Overall, “Black. Their Story, Our History” was a night full of pride for and celebration of black culture.
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 Vagina Monologues was a multi-dimensional production that audience members soaked up with as much enthusiasm as the actresses themselves, which was an overflowing amount.
“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.
Female students, faculty, and staff at Shenandoah University are performing Eve Ensler’s series of monologues “The Vagina Monologues” this weekend.
“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.
Dubbed the “LUXE: XIII Concert,” the performance is set for 8 p.m. Friday in the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre and Saturday at 8 p.m., with a Sunday matinee at 2:30 p.m.
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.”
Perhaps Mohan needed a bigger crowd for a successful performance.
“We need to talk openly and without shame about our vaginas. It is time to embrace the awe-inspiring power of the vagina.”
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.