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Thu, 10/29/2020 - 1:27pm
UGA Theatre presents Happy Days, by directed by George Contini, streaming Oct. 29-30 at 8 p.m. MFA Graduate Student Robyn Accetta plays Winnie in Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days. Buried to the waist with the earth threatening to swallow her whole, Winnie’s persistent optimism seemingly guards her from the inevitable chaos of the human spirit. Shifting from strange to practical, from mysterious to factual, Winnie’s plight is a testament to modern…
Fri, 02/21/2020 - 11:23am
Vanity Fair, Kate Hamill’s adaptation of the 1848 William Makepeace Thackeray novel, directed by David Saltz, takes the Cellar Theatre stage of the Fine Arts Building Feb. 25-29 at 8 p.m., and March 1 at 2:30 p.m.: In Vanity Fair, two women—one born into privilege, another from the streets—attempt to navigate a society that punishes them for every misstep. Clever Becky Sharp is not afraid to break the rules; soft-hearted Amelia Sedley is too…
Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:09am
History Matters/Back to the Future is a national nonprofit organization that “promotes the study and production of women's plays of the past, awarding “Sallie Bingham” grants to four students across the country to produce plays by female playwrights written before 1965. Senior theatre major Ellen Everitt will use one of the grants to fulfill her creative vision: Everitt plans to direct “The Emperor of the Moon” by Aphra Behn. The play, which was…
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 9:41am
Franklin College faculty, staff, students and alumni continue to distinguish themselves and the university with awards, honors and accolades. Here are a few from the summer: “Destruction Was My Beatrice: Dada and the Unmaking of the Twentieth Century,” is reviewed by The Economist and Los Angeles Times. Author Jed Rasula is the Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor and English department head. New York Times also reviews Rasula’s history of…

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