The realities of the dating world, from awkward first encounters to uncomfortably long moments of silence, will be brought to the stage in Concordia College Theatre’s upcoming production of “First Date.” Senior theatre arts major Nick Brandt is directing “First Date,” opening on March 22 and running through March 24.Continue Reading

I spent last week at a theatre festival in Minneapolis and something I heard a lot of was praise for plays that are outdated, discriminatory and supremacist. “It’s a product of its time” was the most common defense used in discussions of whether or not colleges and playhouses should continueContinue 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

Concordia College theatre’s first production of the 2015-2016 season featured vampires. Their second show, opening Nov. 12, will feature a Dragon. Director Sally Story said the department’s upcoming production, Stephen Sondheim’s Tony award-winning “Company,” tells the tale of Bobby, a 30-something New Yorker attempting to navigate the single life whileContinue Reading

Seniors Melissa Richter and Jonathan Fondell are teaming up to present their senior directing theses in Concordia’s production of “Night of Naturalism.” “We got very lucky with the opportunities we were given with this production,” Richter said. According to Richter, the faculty allowed her and Fondell complete access to theContinue Reading

Concordia 2012 alumnus Christopher Damlo has been named assistant director of the Tin Roof Theatre’s upcoming production of Abby Man’s “The Judgment at Nuremberg.” The play is based upon the trials held in Nuremberg, Germany in the late 1940s. Damlo explains that on trial were the Nazi war criminals; namelyContinue Reading