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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman student actors portray Fred, Daphne, Velma, Scooby and Shaggy, re- spectively, as they solve mysteries in the midst of their sophomore year. Photos contributed by Fi Black.

Accessing student-led theatre on campus

Renny Acheson, A&E Editor February 13, 2020

A beloved cartoon took on a new form in Maxey Auditorium on Dec. 6, 2019. The “Scooby Dooby Doosical,” written and directed by sophomore Fi Black, premiered as a one-night show with music written by...

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

“A Night of Sam Shepard:” An Interview with Erin Kirkpatrick

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor December 8, 2016

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, showings began for Harper Joy Theatre’s “A Night of Sam Shepard,” a two hour theatrical event featuring productions of Sam Shepard’s plays “Cowboy Mouth” and “Action.”...

HAIR brings sixties to Whitman

Geoffrey Leach May 7, 2015

On May 7, "HAIR: The American Tribal Love - Rock Musical" opens at Harper Joy. Directed by Johnston Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre Jimmy Maize, the production will present HAIR under a new light....

Three Tall Women opens the week of April 13th. Photo by Anna Dawson.

Actors confront life, love in new production

Geoffrey Leach April 16, 2015

Through April 19, the Department of Theatre will perform "Three Tall Women" in Harper Joy Theatre. Written by Edward Albee, the play tells the story of three women, named A, B and C. A, played by sophomore...

‘Noises Off’ comes to Harper Joy

Mallory Martin October 18, 2012
"Noises Off," a farce by Michael Frayn, is the latest production to hit the Harper Joy stage.
Playwrights give guidance, inspiration to Instant Play Festival participants

Playwrights give guidance, inspiration to Instant Play Festival participants

Mallory Martin September 20, 2012
The Instant Play Festival is a time-honored Whitman tradition. Entering its fifth year, the festival gives 14 Whitties the opportunity to learn from three different professional playwrights over the course of three weeks, absorbing all they can and learning the tricks of the trade.

Dramatic readings of alumni letters reveal dynamic social change

Clara Bartlett April 26, 2012
Ever read something you weren’t supposed to—a private note, a journal entry, an unread text blinking on a friend’s phone? This Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28, three Whitman alumni invite current Whitman students to hear numerous private letters from the classes of 1965 through 1972.
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