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The cast of Children of Eden hold out their arms mid performance at Doudna Fine Arts Center Sunday evening.

Doudna presents Children of Eden

Alli Hausman, Reporter November 6, 2023

Children of Eden opened Thursday night at the Doudna Fine Arts Center to much praise from audiences.  The 30-person cast alongside the orchestra, tech crew, directors, designers and more have been...

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The Movie DEN Ep. 23: West Side Story 1961 & 2021

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor March 10, 2022

Everybody is tired of remakes by now... but maybe there's one exception to the norm of bad ones. The original West Side Story has plenty of decent elements, but Adam and Luke find that the 2021 film...

Ellen Dooley

COLUMN: Show tunes you can sing in the shower

Ellen Dooley, Columnist November 10, 2021

No one can resist singing a good show tune from their favorite musical. Whether it be a repetitive sound on TikTok or from a classic show; yes, I do have to admit that I was a theater kid in high school....

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The Movie DEN Ep. 2: Les Miserables & Singin’ in the Rain

Adam Tumino and Luke Taylor September 15, 2021

A musical episode this early in the series? Adam and Luke chose two very different musicals to talk about: Les Miserables (2012) and Singin' in the Rain (1952). Both feature great music, but the storytelling...

Charleston Alley Theatre presents ‘I Do, I Do’

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2019

“I Do, I Do,” a musical about the ups and downs of married life, is coming to the Charleston Alley Theatre this and next weekend. Director Duke Bagger said the theatre is doing something a little...

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