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

Four flights of stairs below the stage in the Frances Comstock Memorial Theatre are boxes filled with vampire teeth, prosthetic monster masks, beaded fabrics, and a powder that mimics blood when mixed with water. The Concordia College theatre department is preparing for William McNulty’s adaptation of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula,” openingContinue 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

“Anything else, Miss Missy?” the stage manager asked as she looked up at the director sitting in a middle row of the audience. The director didn’t need any more tasks completed from her stage manager before their Sunday night dress rehearsal began. After checking the progress of some of theContinue 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