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Hecuba dress rehearsal

“Hecuba” – Returning to theater’s roots

Cassie Hollasch May 1, 2021

As May approaches, there is a newfound warmth in the air: warmth that comes with summer looming over the horizon, and a sense of warmth that accompanies the hope that for once, the pandemic may have an...

Theatre Dept. adapts to COVID-19 restrictions

Theatre Dept. adapts to COVID-19 restrictions

Rhianwen Watkins April 2, 2021

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) Theatre Department faced many challenges this year as they navigated ways to cope with COVID-19 restrictions amidst performing their 2020-2021 performance season. “Because...

UNH Theatre excels in Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

UNH Theatre excels in “Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins”

Cassie Hollasch December 7, 2020

A village forced into darkness. Eight nights to bring light and joy back. Eight terrifying goblins, each more fearsome than the last. One clever wanderer who can outsmart them and save Hanukkah.   UNH’s...

UNH’s Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins: A Storybook Retelling for All Ages

Cassie Hollasch November 23, 2020

As November steadily winds to an end, the days are becoming darker and darker- both literally as night begins to draw in earlier each day, bringing with it a taste of winter, and metaphorically as coronavirus...

A midpandemic night’s show - Theatre department puts on “Midsummer Night’s Dream”

A midpandemic night’s show – Theatre department puts on “Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Cassie Hollasch November 12, 2020

Last week the University of New Hampshire’s Theatre and Dance department released a filmed production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” directed by Deb Kinghorn. This...

The UNH Theater Scene: different but alive during COVID-19

Hannah Donahue September 25, 2020

Fall has finally arrived and to the pleasant surprise of everyone, we are still here on campus, starting our fourth week. For almost a month students have adjusted to this new abnormal, many following...

Review: Oedipus at Colonus

Bret Belden March 2, 2017

Imagine, for a moment, a world in which free will is non-existent, and your fate was pre-determined before your birth. You can try as hard as you can to escape fate, but you have no choice in the matter,...

USNH collaborates on three-part theater event

Bret Belden February 24, 2017

Though the Oedipus Cycle plays were created hundreds of years ago, professor of theatre and humanities David Richman thinks that current students at UNH will have a lot to learn from these classic productions.  “This...

Rock musical opens in the PCAC Wednesday night

Bret Belden October 6, 2016

  This fall, the UNH Theater and Dance Department has decided to reenact “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,” a contemporary rock musical about the seventh president of the U.S. Theater & Dance...

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