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Instant Play Festival throws together a spectacular show

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor September 29, 2016

For the ninth year since its inception, the Instant Play Festival kicked off the 2016-2017 Whitman theatrical season in style, with students showcasing their hastily constructed and quality-made short...

My Chernobyl Brings Toxic Wit to Harper Joy

‘My Chernobyl’ Brings ‘Toxic Wit’ to Harper Joy

Emma Dahl April 11, 2013

Harper Joy Theatre's latest production will be Aaron Bushkowsky's "My Chernobyl," a play that Whitman's website describes as "a quirky romance, both touching and hilarious." The plot follows "a naïve...

‘Trelawny’ whirls into Harper Joy with love, intrigue, hoop skirts

Clara Bartlett May 3, 2012

From Thursday, May 3 through Sunday, May 6, Harper Joy Theatre presents "Trelawny" on the Alexander Stage, adapted from Sir Arthur Pinero's "Trelawny." The performance will be repeated again during Commencement...

Dramatic readings of alumni letters reveal dynamic social change

Clara Bartlett April 26, 2012

Ever read something you weren't supposed to––a private note, a journal entry, an unread text blinking on a friend's phone? Well, this Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28, three Whitman alumni invite...

‘Hello Failure’ offers graceful, life-affirming portrait of courage

Alex Hagen March 11, 2012

"Hello Failure," a comedy written and directed by Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre Kristen Kosmas, was performed from Thursday, Mar. 1 through Sunday, Mar. 4 at Harper Joy Theatre. The show,...

One-Acts depict innovative visions of love, apocalypse

caitlinhardee February 9, 2012

Senior Thomas Knook swore in frustration in Harper Joy's "Black Box" as the actor struggled to enter gun-first through the curtains. The rifle muzzle appeared under the curtain hem and began inching...

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