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From right, Mitchell Cox (Danny), a freshman theatre major, criticizes Benjamin Woolery (Sonny), a rehearsal theatre major, for wearing roller skates to a business meeting during rehearsal for Xanadu Sunday evening in The Theatre.

An in-depth examination of “Xanadu”

Luke Taylor, Senior Reporter March 1, 2023

Everybody wants “Xanadu.” That’s according to Larry Cox, an instructor of musical theater and director for this spring’s musical at the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The cast of Eastern’s production...

Marty, played by Jessica Nantes, a TV video and production maor, directs Theresa, played by Brea Howard, a theatre major, to act as Martys mother to create a picture of her childhood family dynamic in the Circle Mirror Transformation play.

Circle Mirror Transformation actors stay in character through it all

Drew Coffey, Campus Reporter September 29, 2022

The Eastern theatre department had their opening night Thursday with their production of Circle Mirror Transformation in the Doudna Fine Arts Center.  The play tells the story of an acting class full...

Steven Scher, a psychology professor explains a proposal for a new psychology course on psychological research and theory on diverse sexual attractions and gender identities in Booth Library Thursday afternoon during the CAA meeting. The course will be open to all majors.

CAA approves LGBTQ+ psychology course

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor March 24, 2022

The Council of Academic Affairs approves new Psychology of Sexual and Gender Diversity course unanimously on Thursday in Booth Library. PSY-3628, Psychology of Sexual and Gender Diversity, was approved...

Little Women: the Broadway Musical at Doudna this weekend

‘Little Women: the Broadway Musical’ at Doudna this weekend

Katja Benz, Campus Reporter March 3, 2022

Eastern’s production of “Little Women: the Broadway Musical” premieres Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The show is taking place in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Theater....

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