Monthly Archives: April 2014

Directing II Night of Scenes (5/6 – 5/7)

Two Projects From the Advanced Directing Workshop (THEA 055)

Directed and Written by Patrick Ross ’15
with Ensemble: Jocelyn Adams ’15, Anita Castillo-Halvorssen ’15, Hannah Kosman ’14


Directed by Tyler Elliott ’15
with Ensemble: Simon Bloch ’17, Gibson Cook ’16, Casey Ferrara ’14, Michelle Johnson ’16, Alessandra Occhiolini ’17

May 6 & 7, 2014
8 PM
Lang Performing Arts Center
Frear Ensemble Theater
Free and Open to the Public without reservations.

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Athol Fugard’s THE ISLAND at Haverford (4/25 – 4/27)

The IslandThe Department of Theater announces Anna Russell’s (HC ’14) special project in Directing.  THE ISLAND, a play about South African apartheid, is set in an unnamed prison and inspired by a true story.  Based around the bonds of friendship, two prisoners labor by day and rehearse Sophocles’ ANTIGONE by night. The cast includes Danica Harvey ’15 and Collence Nyazenga ’14 (HC).  Performances will run 75 minutes without intermission.

When: April 25 at 8PM
April 26 at 2PM and 8PM
April 27 at 8PM

Where: Skate House, Haverford College
By the Duck Pond

Please note: there is no heat in the Skate House, please dress accordingly if the weather is cool.  There is also no bathroom. Free and open to the public without advance reservations.

Sponsored by the Haverford College Hurford Center Arts and Humanities’ E. Clyde Lutton 1966 Memorial Fund and the Dept. of Theater, Swarthmore College.

Honors Directing Thesis PETER PAN (5/2 – 5/4)

The Department of Theater at Swarthmore College presents an Honors Directing Thesis: PETER PAN OR THE BOY WHO WOULD NOT GROW UP, written by J.M. Barrie in 1928.

Come see the story of the boy who refused to grow up and a world where imagination is the only thing you need. Travel with the Darling children to the magical Never Land, a place where adventure abounds, make-believe rules supreme, and danger lurks in the shadows of pirate ships.

Directed by Katie Goldman with
Nora Batelle
Sarah Branch
Maddie Charne
Cameron French
Cooper Harrington-Fei
Eileen Hou
Allison Hrabar
Stephanie Kestelman
Henry Kietzman
Rosie McInnes
Josh McLucas
Moeko Noda
Ariel Pearson
Michaela Shuchman
Grant Torre

Performances will be:
Friday, May 2nd at 7:00pm
Saturday, May 3rd at 1:00pm and 7:00pm
Sunday, May 4th at 1:00pm

Designs By: Tess Amram (lights), Niki Cousineau (choreography), Sam Swift Shuker-Haines (sound), Adam Riggar (set), Dyan Rizzo-Busack (costumes)

Stage management: Marta Roncada