November 17, 2010
The Hamilton College Theatre Department’s presentation of Naomi Wallace’s Slaughter City delved into numerous social issues during its November run in Minor Theater.
November 11, 2010
Performances of the Theatre Department’s production of Naomi Wallace’s Slaughter City will continue from Thursday, Nov. 11, through Saturday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m., in Minor Theater. The play is open to the public, and tickets cost $5 for adults, and $3 for senior citizens and students.
November 4, 2010
The Hamilton College Theatre Department will present Naomi Wallace’s Slaughter City in eight performances in Minor Theater. Directed by Professor of Theatre Carole Bellini-Sharp, shows will be staged Thursday, Nov. 4 - Saturday, Nov. 6, and Wednesday, Nov. 10 - Saturday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. There will be a matinee performance on Saturday, Nov. 6, at 2 p.m. The play is open to the public, and tickets cost $5 for adults, and $3 for senior citizens and students.
October 1, 2010
Members of the cast and crew of the Theatre Department's fall production of Slaughter City
recently traveled with Professor of Theatre Carole Bellini-Sharp and lighting designer David Stoughton to Purdy and Sons Food Inc., a meat packing plant in nearby Sherburne, N.Y. Slaughter City
by Naomi Wallace is a drama based on real-life conditions in a modern day Southern slaughterhouse. More ...
August 30, 2010
Hamilton’s student production of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival received a three star rating in Edinburgh Festival Magazine.
The cast performed August Wilson's Ma Rainey
for Hamilton’s annual Martin Luther King Day celebration in January, and took the show to Edinburgh on Aug. 11-22. It was directed by Associate Professor of Theatre Mark Cryer. More ...
August 10, 2010
A group of Hamilton students, alumni and Associate Professor of Theatre Mark Cryer are taking their show on the road as they prepare to perform Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,
by August Wilson, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival on Aug. 11-22. The cast performed Ma Rainey
for Hamilton’s annual Martin Luther King Day celebration in January. Follow the group's trip and performances at their blog. More ...
July 10, 2010
Associate Professor of Theatre Mark Cryer is playing King Claudius in Hamlet
with the Saratoga Shakespeare Festival
. Performances are held Tuesday through Saturday, July 13-17 and July 20-24, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, July 18 and 25, at 3 p.m. in on the Alfred Z. Solomon Stage in Saratoga Springs' Congress Park. All performances are free and open to the public. More ...
June 2, 2010
David Stoughton, lighting designer/technical director and Theatre Department lecturer, will serve as resident lighting designer for the Michigan Shakespeare Festival’s 2010 season. During his residency at the festival (Jackson, Mich) this summer, Stoughton will design the lighting for the productions of Romeo and Juliet
and The Comedy of Errors
and supervise all lighting department activities. More ...
April 24, 2010
Associate Professor of Theatre Mark Cryer performed his one-man show, 99 Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask an African American But Were Too Afraid to Ask
, at Lafayette College, Easton, Pa., on April 17 for new admitted students. Cryer created the play with a student, Jared Johnson '02, who conducted interviews of people in New York City to arrive at the questions. More ...
April 12, 2010
The Hamilton College Theatre Department will present an update of Henrik Ibsen’s landmark 1879 drama A Doll's House
in eight performances in April. Directed by Hamilton Professor of Theatre Craig Latrell, the show will be staged Thursday, April 15 - Saturday, April 17, and Wednesday, April 21 - Saturday, April 24, at 8 p.m. There will be a matinee performance on Saturday, April 17, at 2 p.m. All performances are in Minor Theater. More ...