STP Preview: “Of One Cord”
Senior Kayleigh Clark presents her Senior Theatre Project, “Of One Cord," this Saturday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. in Alford Auditorium. Clark wrote the script and directed the entire production.
Clark said the story tells of four people’s stories, which make one bigger story. “Of One Cord” tells the story of two best friends, Jonah (played by senior Caleb Peterson) and Eric (played by junior Calvin Hitchcock), and their relationships.
In the beginning of the play, Eric deals with ...
Madness. Murder. Suicide. Sword fights. Revenge. The movie production of the live play "Hamlet" has all this and more. The National Live Theatre screened a new contemporary version of the famous play at the Little Art Theatre in Yellow Springs, Ohio, Nov. 7-8, and will have an encore showing Nov. 12.
Benedict Cumberbatch, better known for his role as Sherlock Holmes in the TV series "Sherlock," plays the main character, Hamlet, for National Live Theatre’s production. National Live Theatre ...
Student Spotlight – Johnathan Coraccio: Dancer, Comedian
Johnathan Coraccio, a senior computer science major, said he dances and makes people laugh for the glory of God.
As a Christian, Coraccio said he draws his inspiration from God, knowing that he performs for God.
“When I dance, in my mind, it is my way of worshiping God to show, ‘Hey, this is something that he has given me a passion for,’” Coraccio said, “so I just want to point this back to him.”
Coraccio is the president of Cedarville’s dance org, Ayo, where he seeks ...
STP Preview: ‘Poe’
Senior theatre major Drew Poplin will retell Edgar Allan Poe’s final days in Poplin's original play 7 p.m. Oct. 23 in Alford Auditorium. Poplin's Senior Theatre Project (STP) "Poe" looks into Poe’s mysterious last days.
“They randomly found him (Poe) in Baltimore on a park bench delirious, took him to a hospital, and he died the next day," Poplin said. "So there’s a lot of mystery surrounding his life. This is a fictional story about the last days of his life – just purely ...
Movie Review: ‘He Named Me Malala’
"He Named Me Malala" is a captivating documentary that tells the story of young Afghani Malala Yousafzai, an advocate for children who are denied a formal education. The documentary, released Oct. 2, tells this story through wonderful visuals and stunning sound effects, creating a truly remarkable film.
Malala Yousafzai is the the 2014 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for her work to bring education to girls across the world, specifically those in Pakistan. As the youngest recipient of ...
Album Review: ‘Uncomfortable’
Christian rapper Andy Mineo released his newest album, “Uncomfortable,” Sept. 18. The album of 13 original tracks features different styles of rap, as well as various vocal styles.
The album's title track, “Uncomfortable," talks about getting away from the comfort of fame and bliss. Mineo raps about the necessity of stepping out of one's comfort zone, with lyrics that are counter-cultural, as is common for the artist.
Almost all of the songs on the album are tinted with a ...
Student Spotlight – Deborah Longenecker: Pianist
Sophomore keyboard pedagogy major Deborah Longenecker grew up in Kuwait, which she said gave her a wide variety of opportunities to experience the complexity and diversity that makes up the world of music.
Diversity of rhythms
Although Kuwait is one of the smallest countries in the Middle East, according to Longenecker, it has a vast spectrum of musical opportunities. Longenecker’s home city had a cultural center that put on a variety of concerts and performances that exposed her to a ...
Review: ‘Father of the Bride’
Cedarville’s opening night for “Father of the Bride” Oct. 1 may have very well captured the hearts of every father in the room.
“Father of the Bride” centers around the Banks family, especially the daughter, Kay, played by junior Emma Kowatch, and her father, Stanley, played by junior Caleb Curby. Kay found a boy she plans to marry, Andrew Poplin's character Buckley Dunstan, which brings in all the hilarity that a family has while planning a wedding.
The youngest Banks, Tommy, ...
Play Preview: ‘Father of the Bride’
Cedarville University's theatre department presents "Father of the Bride," a lighthearted romantic comedy, which will make its debut 8 p.m. Oct. 1 in the DeVries Theatre.
Though the play is set in the 1950s, director Rebecca Baker describes it as a very open and contemporary play. You may recognize the title from the classic movie.
“The play is not really the Steve Martin movie, but it’s the story that inspired it,” Baker said.
When Kay Banks, played by junior Emma Kowatch, ...
Book Review: ‘Go Set A Watchman’
Reading Harper Lee's "Go Set A Watchman" is like walking down an old familiar trail.
You see the same trees, but they look a little bit older; the familiar tread somewhat more worn than you remember. But all the while you're walking with the assurance that it's the same path it's always been. Your walking companion Jean Louise Finch, better known as "Scout," guides you and points out the changes she sees just as you do.
In many ways Jean Louise has changed and stayed the same, but then ...