OBU Theatre attends KCACTF Region 6 Conference

By Kendra Johnson, Arts Editor Last week, a group of seven OBU students and three faculty and staff members loaded into two vans and drove to Abilene, TX. They were on their way to attend the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival’s Region 6 Conference February 23-March 1. The weekend after their return, several of … Continue reading OBU Theatre attends KCACTF Region 6 Conference

Dr. Coley guest-directs Three Sisters at OBU

By Olivianna Calmes, Assistant Arts Editor OBU Theatre department’s next show of the season is coming up at OBU, and auditions have already taken place.   Three Sisters is guest directed by Dr. David Coley, who used to work at St. Gregory’s University.  The cast consists of 12 and will be performed April 25th through the 28th.  Dr. David … Continue reading Dr. Coley guest-directs Three Sisters at OBU

‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ comes to OBU

By Olivianna Calmes, Assistant Arts Editor The OBU theatre department continues in their season “Awakened by a Dream” in 2019 with a zany, mysterious and mad musical.  The much-loved story of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll is showcased in its own special way at OBU.  The musical, directed by assistant professor of theatre and director of theatre Matthew Caron, will debut … Continue reading ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ comes to OBU

OBU Theatre presents Shakespeare’s comedy: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ using aerials, magical lighting

By Morgan Jackson, Assistant Arts Editor Thursday, Nov. 1, OBU Theatre opened their production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare. Performances continue this week through Nov. 11. The premise of the show is complex and whimsical: four lovers Hermia and Demetrius, Lysander and Helena get themselves mixed up in some magical affairs in … Continue reading OBU Theatre presents Shakespeare’s comedy: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ using aerials, magical lighting

Final theatre production of the year entertains audiences: Mystery ‘A Murder is Announced’ to run through April 29

By Payton Clark, Social Media Editor Little Paddocks, the boarding house in the town of Chipping Cleghorn is in chaos and you will never guess what happens. No spoilers here; just go watch it! OBU Theatre’s production of “A Murder is Announced,” adapted from the novel by Agatha Christie, opened this past Friday, April 20 … Continue reading Final theatre production of the year entertains audiences: Mystery ‘A Murder is Announced’ to run through April 29

OBU Theater to present Agatha Christie’s “A Murder is Announced”

By Payton Clark, Social Media Editor In the fall, “The Addams Family” brought OBU audiences dark humor and catchy tunes to ring in Halloween. In February, “Defying Gravity” broke hearts and inspired viewers simultaneously. What can possibly cap off this incredible season of shows from the OBU Theater department? For two weekends in April, OBU … Continue reading OBU Theater to present Agatha Christie’s “A Murder is Announced”

Win/Lose/Draw Capstone March 10

By Kendra Johnson, Arts Editor  (Courtesy photo/The Bison) External friendship hides an inner turmoil of competitive energy in “Little Miss Fresno,” one of three plays by Ara Watson and Mary Gallagher together titled “Win/Lose/Draw.” Elizabeth Grimes and Brenna Bergeron will perform “Win/Lose/Draw” as part of their senior capstone project. The performance will be held in … Continue reading Win/Lose/Draw Capstone March 10

OBU Theater at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival conference

By Kendra Johnson, Arts Editor  (Courtesy Photo/The Bison) This past week, Feb. 27-Mar. 3, a portion of the students and faculty of Oklahoma Baptist University’s theatre program participated in numerous segments of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) Region Six conference. OBU reprised their rendition of the musical number “Tango de Amor” from … Continue reading OBU Theater at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival conference