The Guilfordian

Theatre department showcases “Lobby Hero”

Lana Heltzel, Executive Copy Editor

October 5, 2018

On Oct. 4 through Oct. 7, Guilford’s theatre studies department will be transporting audiences to the ultimate waiting room; the lobby of a middle-class New York apartment building during a security guard’s typically-tedious graveyard shift. “Lobby Hero,” written by playwright Kenneth Lonergan...

Guilford theater students to debut new play, “Everybody”

Guilford theater students to debut new play, “Everybody”

Lana Heltzel, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018

What does humanity value most in life? Is it family? Friendship? Material possessions? The Guilford College theater department resolves to evaluate this question in their upcoming production of “Everybody.” Written by Branden Jacob-Jenkins, “Everybody” is a morality play in which God, horrified...

‘Boeing Boeing’ takes off during opening weekend

Harris Billings, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

You are a bachelor living in Paris in the 1960s, and one day, by complete chance, all three of your flight attendant fiancées show up to your bachelor pad at the same time. We have all been there before, right? Hopefully not, but this is the plot of “Boeing Boeing,” which the Guilford College...

‘Godspell’: the show for Guilford

‘Godspell’: the show for Guilford

Meghana Iragavarapu, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016

Imagine Jesus, wearing Superman underwear, getting baptized by John the Baptist with a shower puff in a sky blue kiddie pool. One can only witness such an extraordinary sight in Guilford College’s production of “Godspell the Musical.” Guilford’s production features seniors Ben Evans as...

Drama and death in ‘House of York’

Drama and death in ‘House of York’

Abe Kenmore, World and Nation Editor

May 1, 2015

Guilford College’s theatre department ended their year with the Shakespearian epic, “House of York.” A combination of all of Shakespeare’s histories from “Henry IV,” parts I through III, and “Richard III,” as well as other outside sources ,including historical letters, petitions and laws,...

‘The Rimers of Eldritch’: a collaboration sure to impress

‘The Rimers of Eldritch’: a collaboration sure to impress

Molly Schneider, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

Get ready, Guilford, because on Nov. 7, Sternberger Auditorium will transform into the home of the Department of Theatre Studies’ first production of the season, “The Rimers of Eldritch.” This intriguing, plot-twisting piece will be unlike any show Guilford has seen before, challenging myths about...