This year’s National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest first-place winner is a Kansas University student.
When an entire production is centered around a flesh-eating plant, it’s going to take a talented group of creative minds to bring “Little Shop of Horrors” to life on the Theatre Lawrence stage.
It’s safe to say putting together the University Theatre production of Sophocles’ “Electra” was all Greek to the students. Not only did they speed-learn a play, but a new language, says director Dennis Christilles.
Lawrence Opera Theatre is diving into uncharted territory this summer with their first full-scale opera production in conjunction with their five-year anniversary celebration.
The Kansas Classical Repertory Theatre will kick off its inaugural season Friday evening with “The Boys From Syracuse” at Kansas University’s Murphy Hall. The musical — along its source material, William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” — with be performed in rotation throughout the rest of July.
Mary Doveton has been waiting a long time for this. “It’s a show that’s been on our wish list forever,” she says of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1951 classic “The King and I,” which opens Friday at Theatre Lawrence.
The Lawrence Arts Center's Summer Youth Theatre will present "Peter Pan" this Friday as its first show of the season.
Paul Laird had no idea he was on the path to writing one book, let alone two. The Kansas University professor of musicology was on his way to Columbus, Ohio, for a symposium on Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass.”
Lawrence Art Center’s Summer Youth Theatre is holding auditions next Sunday, May 4 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. This year’s theme is British Invasion.
Theatre Lawrence production the perfect challenge for director
Theatre Lawrence's production of "The Great Gatsby," which kicks off Friday and runs through April 27, tells the story a Jazz Age millionaire and the young man who is drawn to him.
The theater is an interesting place to experience abstract art. Because a play happens live, the audience expects concrete representations of place through the set, of characterization through costuming and of action through sound and motion.
Theatre Lawrence has announced its lineup of shows for the 2014-2015 season. Early ticket sales begin May 1.
Theatre Lawrence is having a Volunteer Fair on Thursday, where participants can learn about various positions at the theater and the time commitments for each area.
Mark your calendars for some hot events of the spring season including touring musicians, community productions and exhibitions.
Spencer Lott has a long history at the Lawrence Arts Center. The Lawrence native and Kansas University graduate is now a teaching artist at New York’s New Victory Theater, but he’s back in town for the Arts Center’s new production of “Pinocchio.”
Go to see Shakespeare anymore, and you can almost certainly count on it being set at some other time than during the 16th century, when ...
For some time now, Theatre Lawrence has taken an annual break in March from Broadway musicals and light comedies, and offered a weighty drama often ...
Few things are more powerful than a secret. And, if they get out, few things are more destructive. That’s the hook of Theatre Lawrence’s new production, “Other Desert Cities.”
One of the hardest things to do in art is to make something old and familiar fresh. Danny Devlin has some ideas about that. "‘Hamlet’ is the most well-known, well-researched play ever,” he says. “We’re taking three very different approaches to it.”
Vicki Lawrence is traveling across the country for her co-written cabaret-style two-woman production; both parts played by herself, of course.