"A designer has to... 'create an envelop- provide an atmosphere- that serves the author, the director and focuses on the actor by letting him belong to the environment and the environment to him.'" - Ralph Koltai With all of the care in the world and warmth in our hearts, we … [Read more...] about Congratulations Spring 2021 D.T.S.M. Seniors
"The story is dark and nihilistic. It confronts the fact that for many, the American Dream is not possible. Suburbia is a lie..." SubUrbia, by Eric Bogosian and directed by Joe Price, "chronicles the nighttime activities of a group of aimless 20-somethings still living in their suburban New Jersey hometown and their reunion with a former high school classmate who has become a … [Read more...] about Sub-Bear-ia
I hear America singing... I hear the varied carols... I hear... "I hear America singing..." The first words of the opening song to Missouri State University's Department of Theatre and Dance's first musical of the spring 2021 semester! These lyrics, from All the Livelong Day, are the premiere to the musical Working by Nina Faso and Stephen Schwartz and directed by faculty … [Read more...] about “Working” Bears
The Missouri State University Department of Theatre and Dance is back in the game with its first in-person production this year! That's right! The spring 2021 Mainstage season is opening with live performances of Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins! It is a morality play described by Dr. Kyle A. Thomas, director of this production, as "about facing the realities and anxieties … [Read more...] about The Spring 2021 T&D Mainstages Commence with “Everybody!”
That's right, folks- the brand-new Tent Theatre permanent structure is underway! Thursday, April 8th was an eventful day for all Tent Theatre members and patrons as it marked the beginning of Tent Theatre's next exciting chapter! It was only 58 years ago that Robert Gilmore and Irene Coger worked together to create a new summer performance venue that would be … [Read more...] about The New Tent Theatre Structure Breaks Ground!