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New “Beauty and the Beast” enchants audiences

Afton Weaver, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

The enchanting live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1991 musical “Beauty and the Beast” has captured the hearts and minds of viewers since opening on March 17, recounting with a modern twist the beloved tale of a confident yet gentle girl who is able to find love and compassion in an angry beast. With...

‘Floyd Collins’: ‘127 Hours’ the musical

'Floyd Collins': '127 Hours' the musical

Clara Bartlett

May 2, 2013

From May 2 through May 18, "Floyd Collins" will grace the Alexander Stage in Harper Joy Theatre. Directed by Michael Walling and stage-managed by Sabra Jaffe, the musical tells the story, based on true events, of a man (Floyd Collins) who, while exploring a Kentucky cave in 1925, became trapped. Getting...

Theater department brings music and spelling to Sherwood

Photo Credit: Brandon Fennell

Kate Robinette

May 3, 2011

Each year one show in Harper Joy's season is either a musical or an opera. This year, Garret Professor of Dramatic Art Nancy Simon will be directing a musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee." The Tony-winning musical depicts a quirky group of students competing in the titular spelling b...

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