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The Laramie Project: Remembering the past and ratifying the present

‘The Laramie Project:’ Remembering the past and ratifying the present

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter April 3, 2024

On Oct. 6, 1998, Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten, robbed and tied to a fencepost on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyo. Six days later, he succumbed to his injuries in a hospital in Fort Collins, Colo.  The...

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Meadow Brook Theatre presents ‘Father of the Bride’

Moe Del Rosario, Arts Reporter January 17, 2024

Whether you know it from the films or the novel, “Father of the Bride” is a classic tale following a father who just wants to make his daughter happy for her wedding, and is also the latest play to...

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Lansing theatre awards Oakland student scholarship

Rachel Williams, Life editor July 10, 2016

Oakland University musical theatre major Emily Hadick was awarded a $2,500 Performing Arts Scholarship from Riverwalk Theatre. The theatre is entering its 28th performance season and is governed...

“Forever Plaid” closes Meadow Brook Theatre’s 50th-anniversary season

Jake Smith, staff reporter June 13, 2016

Meadow Brook Theatre's latest production, "Forever Plaid," tells the story of four talented singers. The show is filled with comedy and vocal talent. Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie are known as the...

In the Music, Theatre and Dance programs The Adventures of Pinocchio, the title character spends time with a real boy, who shows Pinocchio how to have fun.

Theatre department brings wooden tale to life

Jake Smith, staff reporter May 25, 2016

Pinocchio's nose grew as he lied to the "Blue Lady."

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