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Instant Play Festival throws together a spectacular show

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

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 plays on Harper Joy Theater’s Alexander Stage. The plays ranged significantly. Dramatic, introspective works like ...

Fine arts departments welcome new professors

Mallory Martin

September 13, 2012

The performing arts around campus just got a facelift with three new professors joining the Whitman team. Coming to us from around the country and the world, these gentlemen will have plenty to contribute to the campus. Alumnus Jimmy Maize '02, recipient of the Pete Reid Award for Young Alumni in...

‘Frenzy for Two, or More’ illuminates the absurd

'Frenzy for Two, or More' illuminates the absurd

C.J. Wisler

November 15, 2009

Both farcical and unsettling, "Frenzy for Two, or More" attempts to bridge the gap between Theater of the Absurd and artistic drama. Set in the midst of a generic, unspecified revolution, a volatile and ridiculous argument erupts between a man and a woman. The internal and external battles both mirro...

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