Musical debuts

PERFORMANCE — “South Pacific” depicts the joys and sorrows of World War II through musical compositions. Photo credit: Amber Tiller

‘South Pacific’ opened Feb. 20 in the Tower Theater Despite blustery winds and freezing winter temperatures outside, audiences in the Tower Theater were transported to a sunny paradise as the theatre department opened “South Pacific” Friday, Feb. 20. Written by Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II, the story is set …

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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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The boy who never grew up

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Alluvion and Academy of Fine Arts partner to premiere Peter Pan prequel How exactly did Peter Pan become “the boy who never grew up?” The answer to this age-old question is revealed in the play “Peter and the Starcatcher,” which opened at the Academy of Fine Arts Thursday, Jan. 15. …

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Academy of Fine Arts updates

The Academy of Fine Arts, which has programs that allow individuals to excel in the areas of performing and visual arts, is currently working toward restoring the historic theater that has been closed since 1958. Formerly owned by Liberty University, the school never met their goal of restoring the historic …

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A little piece of history

stage — The all-student cast of “A Man for All Seasons” takes audiences back to 16th century England. Photo credit: Ty Hester

Theatre Department puts on production about England’s King Henry VIII The audience of “A Man for All Seasons” was transported back in time to 16th century England as the theatre department opened its first show comprised solely of Liberty students Friday, Oct. 17. The play is set during the beginning …

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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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Theatre raises millions

Lynchburg’s Academy of Fine Arts prepares for large-scale facility makeover The Academy of Fine Arts’ campaign to restore the historic Academy of Music Theatre has gathered more than $2 million since being launched March 7, 2013. According to Tanya Fischoff, marketing director of the Academy of Fine Arts, there had …

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