Theatre News

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Adams State presents An Evening of Performance Art

“The course is a collaboration of student artists who come together to create new works, challenge personal and artistic boundaries, and expand their understanding of what art is and can be.” Continue Reading…

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Adams State Theatre opens She Kills Monsters April 27

“Everyone will feel the heart in She Kills Monsters. I recommend it for anyone who wants to laugh and kick a little butt.” Continue Reading…

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Improv troupe spent spring break training at The Second City

“The students are always really excited about attending the same training center that taught so many comedians whom they look up to, including Tina Fey and Steve Carell.” Continue Reading…

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Adams State Theatre presents Thom Pain

“Once I found the script online, I really loved it,” Harvey said. Continue Reading…

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The next ASU Faculty Lecture is March 14

Adams State faculty members will address these challenges while discussing the intersection of emerging gender fluidity in the fields of counseling, theatre, and music. Continue Reading…

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Dog Sees God opens March 13

“All the cast members bring a positive attitude to each rehearsal. They are more than willing to stay after and do more scenes. It makes me happy I chose the cast I did.” Continue Reading…

Taylor Trujillo to give message on behalf of ASU Class of 2017

She and her younger sister, Lauren Trujillo, will both receive a bachelor of arts in theatre and are graduating summa cum laude - with highest honors. They are also both first generation college stude Continue Reading…

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Tickets still available for A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Swooping across stage on cloth ribbons, dancing to reggae beats, and pulling and tugging at each other during disagreements, the play is non-stop amusement and frivolity. Continue Reading…

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Adams State Theatre Annual Holiday Show opens December 1

“My goal was to choose the most accessible of all Shakespeare’s plays. In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, there is physical comedy, colorful sets and costumes, and themes that relate to everyone.” Continue Reading…

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Adams State Theatre presents The Last Flapper

“Zelda really was her own person and truly did not care what other people thought of her. I love her confidence so much. She was feminist before that word was a common term.” Continue Reading…

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An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe will set a Halloween mood

“I connected with the humanity in his work.” Continue Reading…

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Of Words and Walls final events include debate and dialogue

“This is an exciting opportunity for us to come together as a community and talk,” added Taylor. Continue Reading…

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No Asylum documents desperate attempts to escape Nazis

This 2015 film is about the stunning discovery of the lost letters of Anne Frank’s father which reveal an unknown chapter of their family’s life as they try to escape Nazi-occupied Holland. Continue Reading…

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Holocaust survivor will share story on Sept. 25

Steinmetz is considered a “child survivor” of the Holocaust and the last living member of her family to tell their story. Continue Reading…

Tickets for The Diary of Anne Frank go on sale September 11

“When I learned that it was the anniversary of the publication of Anne’s diary, I knew in my mind, heart, and gut it was exactly the right play to stage at this time in our community,” said Taylor. Continue Reading…

Still time to see Good Kids

There are still three public performances of the Adams State University Theatre production. Continue Reading…

Good Kids will spark dialogue on difficult subjects

“Join us to continue the conversation started in the play with members of the cast, the director, and representatives from Counseling Services,” Neilsen said. Continue Reading…

Tickets for Good Kids go on sale April 20

"...It is a quick paced show and speaks to a generation of Snapchat, Instagram, and YouTube users.” Continue Reading…

Will Act for Change presents Breaking the Silence After: The Gun Violence Plays

Since 1970, more Americans have died from guns, including suicide, than died in all the wars in U.S. history dating back to the American Revolution. Continue Reading…

Three Classics opens March 14 at Adams State

“The three one-acts are a combination of comedy and drama,” Maheu said. Continue Reading…

Sorling will join Lost and Found for night of comedy improv

The Adams State Lost and Found comedy improv troupe will join Sorling. Continue Reading…

Romance at the Zoo opens February 7

These shows will have you questioning what life becomes and the workings of any relationship. Continue Reading…

ASU will participate in Ghostlight Project

“January 19th is a moment of gathering within a larger resistance to intolerance at all levels. We aim to create brave spaces that will serve as lights in the coming years..." Continue Reading…

Lost and Found will perform on December 11

Nick Harlan, Izzy Schneider, Trace Gross, and Chelsea Henderson, will be featured in their final performance with The Lost and Found: A Hogwarts Special. Continue Reading…

Tickets still available for You Can’t Take It With You

“It is perfect for this time of year as we celebrate the season by being with our families,” Taylor said. Continue Reading…

Tickets for You Can’t Take It With You go on sale November 18

The comedy’s family-friendly themes, its madcap plotline, and its delightful characters more than make it a perfect choice for the program’s winter production. Continue Reading…

The student becomes the teacher who continues to inspire

“My favorite part of teaching is sharing what I love with future artists and investing in the future I want to have with them,” Garcia said. Continue Reading…

Mind Your Head opens October 11

“Change your fate, defy the expected,” said Gross. Continue Reading…

Theatre Production Moral Compass opens September 13

“It is ridiculous that in this day and age sexual assault and victim shaming are still prominent in today’s society.” Continue Reading…

Newman takes final bow at Adams State

“One of the pluses of my job is seeing these students all day long. I am very fond of them all.” Continue Reading…