The Guilfordian

She Kills Monsters production: a preview

Anna Snider, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

The name is Agnes Evans and the game is Dungeons & Dragons. With swords, daggers, shields and strength, Evans kills monsters and finishes what her sister, Tilly Evans, started. Agnes, a schoolteacher from Ohio, uses the role-playing fantasy game to better understand the life of her deceased teenage...

Theatre students captivate with Orwellian classic

Theatre students captivate with Orwellian classic

Connor Wilson, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

Ura! Ura! Ura! You hear this battle cry and look to center stage. A man in a white scarf stands up begging you to understand the tyranny you are under. Everyone is nodding, stamping their feet and shouting in agreement. You look at the pamphlet you were just handed with lyrics to “Beasts of England.”...

Life, love and sex in ‘Spring Awakening’

Life, love and sex  in ‘Spring Awakening’

Josh Ballard, Staff Writer

April 12, 2013

It has been unseasonably cold this year, and it has affected everyone on campus. However, spring appears to be making a return just in time for the theatre department’s production of Frank Wedekind’s “Spring Awakening.” The play’s depictions of sex, sexuality, religion and education were...

Kafka meets the stage: ‘The Trial’ run of J-Term theatre

Kafka meets the stage: 'The Trial' run of J-Term theatre

Chassidy Crump, Guest Writer

February 8, 2013

The first J-Term has come and gone. During this time, students explored a field or project for a brief three weeks. In the case of the Theatre Studies department, Franz Kafke’s “The Trial” was prepared and staged. “I think that’s what J-Term is supposed to be about, taking on a challenge...