Concordia’s presentation of “Men on Boats” deserves our belated standing ovation. Not the patriarchal hand of approval, rather recognition of guts and craft. To stand and cheer comes by reflex when we see/hear/taste/feel what we came to see/hear/taste/feel—Recall the many post-performance scenes of lauding faces, waving and nodding in accordContinue Reading

Cobbers create retro-sounding sounding commercials for upcoming play The radio crackles to life. Saxophones squeal the first lines of a jingle. Then horns follow as an accent. Finally, a bright, modulated voice speaks vibrantly over the sounds, selling a product straight out of the 1950s. This may be what theContinue Reading

For its second production of the annual WinterArts festival, the artistic community of Fargo-Moorhead has chosen to highlight the life, works and influence of William Shakespeare, the famed English playwright and poet. This year’s festival opens with the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra’s third concert of their Masterworks Concert Series, titled “RomeoContinue Reading

A free children’s theatre production takes the stage for two shows Saturday, Nov. 21, at 1 and 4 p.m. in Hansen Theatre in MSUM’s Roland Dille Center for the Arts. Based on African folk tales, “Anansi!” is appropriate for all young children. Related events include featuring live animals form theContinue Reading

Concordia College – As Concordia’s theater program kicks off November with the popular musical “Les Misérables,” cooperation between the theater and music departments becomes the key to putting on the best show possible. Though Karen Hamilton, the musical’s vocal director, said the bridge between the theater and music departments hasContinue Reading

The current exhibit showcased in Concordia’s Cyrus M. Running Gallery is a must-see event. This exhibit, “Theatrophilia: Frivolities, Curiosities, and Confusions,” displays recent works by Concordia faculty member and Senior Designer Eddy Barrows. The exhibit runs from Nov. 6 through Dec. 9. The exhibit mesmerizes viewers as Barrows’ colorful, detailedContinue Reading

Article written by Jordan Elton and AJ Eckberg. Ten students will have the opportunity to be a president this fall in Concordia College theater department’s production of “44 Plays for 44 Presidents.” David Wintersteen, a communication studies and theater art faculty member, is directing the play. “The play…itself is quirky,Continue Reading