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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

Theater department brings music and spelling to Sherwood

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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