By: Annie Hart
By Rachel Levy Our small city of Winchester is known for the Apple Blossom Festival, Civil War battles, and Shenandoah University. But Blayne Weaver, an accomplished actor, writer and director, wants to […]
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 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.
“It was like watching paintings come to life and it was beautiful to see.”
“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.”
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.