I Finally Saw KCDC’s Production of The House of Bernarda Alba Last Night And Honestly, I Was A Little Disappointed

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via The New York Times

I was so sad when an incident involving an angry duck, nine parking tickets, and an industrial size jar of mayonnaise made me miss KCDC’s original run of The House of Bernarda Alba a few months ago. I was obviously ecstatic when I found out they were bringing the show back for one night and one night only! I finally saw the show last night, but to be honest? It wasn’t what I was expecting at all and I was pretty let down. Continue reading

Do it Tonight: Spring Dance Concert

Come see the dance program's best work!

Come see the dance program’s best work!

To top off an excellent KCDC season, the Spring Dance Concert goes up this weekend. This must-see event features dances choreographed by Julie Brodie, Kora Radella, Elizabeth Furman, Sandro Aravena, Pankti Dalal, Nicki Krzeminski, Colin McArthur, and guest artists, Olivier Tarpaga and Pamela Newell.

    • What: Spring Dance Concert
    • When: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 8 p.m.
    • Where: Bolton Theater

Call the Box Office at (740) 427-5546 for tickets.

Do It Tonight: KCDC Presents “The Seagull”

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Come see The Kenyon College Dramatic Club’s adaptation of Anton Chekov’s “The Seagull”  this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 pm. “The Seagull” is widely regarded as the first of Chekov’s four masterpieces. The play follows the story of a famous actress, her son, and their criss-crossed lovers. “The Seagull” stars Anna Yukevich ’16, Max Pescherine ’17, Prof. Ben Viccellio, and Prof. Wendy MacLeod, features a full cast of Kenyon Students and KCDC members, and is the second main stage show of the year.  Continue reading

Do It Tonight: Kenyon College Dramatic Club Presents: Hedda Gabler

Look! It’s the faint outline of a chandelier. What could this mean? You must come see the show to find out!

Come see The Kenyon College Dramatic Club’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s “Hedda Gabler,” presented this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 pm. “Hedda Gabler” is described as the tale of a “Nordic femme fatale” who is hiding a secret past. As the second main stage show of the year, “Hedda Gabler” features the talents of Grace Gardner as Hedda herself, and Issa Polstein and Kenny Fedorko as Tesman and Eilert Lovborg. This classic is adapted and directed by Brant Russell for the Bolton theater stage, and promises to be a must-see show.

Call (740) 427-5546 to reserve your tickets NOW, even if you’re phone-shy. Trust me, it will be worth it.

  • What: KCDC Presents Hedda Gabler
  • Where: Bolton Theater
  • When: Thursday, January 31 – Friday, February 1 – Saturday, February 2 at 8 PM

Theatre Kid Lingo: An Abridged Dictionary

Okay. I’ll admit it. Drama majors aren’t always that easy to understand. You’ll have to forgive us. We live in a world in which we’re regularly encouraged to pretend to be someone else, which is probably super unhealthy now that I think about it (Seriously, though–I’ve spoken in four different accents today. For fun. There’s no way that’s normal). So, for those who’ve always wondered, here are some terms you might come across when hanging out with one of us “theater kids”:

ASM: Assistant stage manager; professional snack-runner; taker of much shit. Example: My life is really hard because I asked my ASM for pretzels and she got me Sun Chips.

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Flash Review: Oleanna

Seriously, how INTENSE is that tagline?

First off, I think I should begin with a disclaimer: I love this play. It’s weird. It’s upsetting. It’s hard to understand. But I love it. In one hour and with two characters, Oleanna gives you a crash course in a subject that playwright David Mamet might call “How to Be Super Profound…profound” (if you read the play, you’ll find that the guy is very fond of repetition, ellipses, italics…and pretty much nothing else). KCDC’s production of the play, directed by Doug Healy ’13, is the senior thesis of Meg Sutter and Harry Hanson.

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