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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-...

Wire Watch: Week of February 2nd

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

February 8, 2017

"'The Public Thing' Goes Public" Lecture: Professor Sarah Davies, of Whitman, will present on the "image" of Rome in the second century that helped forge an empire. To be held 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 2, in Olin Hall 129. Free admission. "The Producers": The Mel Brooks comedy will continue s...

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...

Venues in town provide a variety of events

Photo by Hayley Turner.

Geoffrey Leach

November 6, 2014

The week, The Pioneer explored the variety of venues outside of campus that provide entertainment in Walla Walla. Gesa Powerhouse Theatre   Enjoy plays, concerts and festivals in this performing arts venue. The theater was transformed in 2011 from a decommissioned utility station. Performances happen approxim...

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