Spring season commences

ACting — The Department of Theatre Arts allows students to perform on stage throughout the semester. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Department of Theatre Arts prepares to premiere upcoming performances “South Pacific,” a production of Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein’s, will hit the stage Feb. 20 as the opening act in the spring semester for the Liberty University Department of Theatre Arts. According to the department’s website and The Broadway Musical …

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Production unites humor and love

fun — “The Rivals” is a comedy based on the author’s efforts to court his wife. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Comedy and “joyful exuberance” are the design of Alluvion Stage Company’s “The Rivals,” which ran through March 23 in the Tower Theater. Cast member John Thomas Filegar, who played the character of Captain Jack Absolute, described the play as “a comedy of manners” set in 18th century Bath, England. “The …

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Alluvion enriches, educates

preparation — Performers get ready to peresent the historically based play, “Kindertransport,” which details conditions children faced in Nazi Germany. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Liberty partners with Alluvion Stage Company to bring “Kindertransport” to the Warehouse Theater stage The Alluvion Stage Company, which has produced plays such as Peter Pan, Tarzan and Les Miserables will be opening its curtains to premiere British playwright Diane Samuels’ award-winning drama “Kindertransport,” Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7:30 p.m. …

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“The Big Five”

Liberty University’s Theatre Department opened the spring semester with the introduction of five big shows “Little Women,” “The Rivals,” “Mary Poppins,” “Kindertransports” and “As You Like It.” Two of the five plays this semester will be Alluvion Stage Productions, which include professional actors as well as senior theatre students, according …

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Alluvion takes flight

Flying — The musical climaxes as Peter Pan (Caleb Hughes) and Captain Hook (Professor Chris Nelson) battle on a pirate ship. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Peter Pan took Liberty University’s theater program to new heights, April 13, as the curtain opened on Alluvion Stage Company’s premiere production. The show, the first to feature alumni and students together on one stage, sold out in its first weekend, offering promise to future Alluvion productions. “It was a …

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Peter Pan unleashes imagination

To Neverland — The play’s villain, Captain Hook, played by Nelson, causes chaos for the band of travelers. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

“I think the word I would use to describe the show is ‘magical,’” Liberty junior Carson Burkett, who played John Darling, said as he interacted with the crowd after Peter Pan’s opening performance. The musical Peter Pan, which is Alluvion Stage Company’s première production, took flight Friday, April 13. The …

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