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“Messiah on the Frigidaire” Graces Little Theatre of Walla Walla with Comedy, Intrigue

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2017

Utilizing strong language, subtle adult content and commentary on religious chicanery, John Culbertson’s play “Messiah on the Frigidaire,” as performed by the Little Theatre of Walla Walla, takes its odd, quirky premise and makes it into a lesson about faith and love. The Little Theatre’s...

Wire Watch – Week of February 9

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

February 9, 2017

One-Act Play Festival: Three short plays, each written, directed and designed by Whitman students, are performed back-to-back at Harper Joy Theatre! Free for Whitman students; showtimes at 8 p.m. on February 9-11, 2 p.m. on February 11-12. "Jazz Noir": The Dmitri Matheny group puts a jazz spin on well-...

Walla Walla embraces “The Producers”

Robert and the Little old Ladies. Photo by John Anthony

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

January 26, 2017

It may be a musical about the worst musical ever produced, but the cast and crew of “The Producers” were all too excited to join the Little Theatre’s production of the famous Broadway show. The local rendition began on Jan. 20 and will continue through Feb. 11. Based on the Oscar-winning 1968...

“Noises Off” kicks off new season for Little Theatre

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

November 3, 2016

The Michael Frayn-penned farce, “Noises Off” will commence a new season of theatrical productions for the Little Theatre of Walla Walla, and it looks to start the season off with a bang. The play premieres Friday, Nov. 4, with another show on Nov. 5. The play will then run Friday-Sunday on the followi...

The Little Theatre presents “The Glass Menagerie”

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016

"I am the opposite of a stage magician," asserts the narrator of "The Glass Menagerie." "He gives you illusion that has the appearance of truth. I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion." This notion of truth in disguise permeates The Little Theatre's performance of "Menagerie," written...

Little Theatre of Walla Walla Features New Adaptation of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

The characters Anna and Mrs. Von Don at the Little Theater of Walla Walla during a recent rehearsal.  Photos by Marlena Sloss.

Emma Dahl

April 4, 2013

The Little Theatre of Walla Walla is, as its name implies, a small red building just north of Whitman's campus. Despite its size, the theatre can boast that it has presented approximately four shows per season since it opened in 1944. Its latest show is a new adaptation of "The Diary of Anne Frank,"...

Top 5 things to do in Walla Walla over break

Credit: Song

Hanna Ory

November 18, 2009

Top 5 Things to do in Walla Walla over break 1. Thanksgiving dinner with George Bridges Each year President Bridges hosts a Thanksgiving dinner for students staying in Walla Walla over the holiday break. Come to Baker Faculty Center at 5 p.m. (date/time not confirmed!!) on Nov. 26 for your favorite holida...

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