The Daily Eastern News

Students share post-audition experiences, stories

Bre Celestin, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2019

The Global Theater hosted auditions for “The Mountaintop” and “The Secret Garden” in the Doudna Fine Arts Center for Eastern students Tuesday evening.  The students went off individually to go practice their lines in the building.   The group was filled with theatre majors like Samantha Grupe, a freshman theatre major. ...

Theatre department hosting auditions for 2 plays

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

August 19, 2019

Eastern students, faculty, staff, community members and guest artists can audition for “The Mountaintop” and “The Secret Garden” in the Globe Theatre of the Doudna Fine Arts Center Tuesday night with registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. Larry Cox Jr., director for “The Secret Garden,” said...

“Shirley Valentine” shows feminism and independence

Liz Stephens, City Reporter

January 24, 2017

“Shirley Valentine,” a one-woman play that embodies issues of feminism and independence, will be shown by the Charleston Community Theatre starting 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Tarble Arts Center. Director Kathryn Stewart said “Shirley Valentine” features a middle-aged woman who is a mother ...

Queen of Bingo to turn Tarble into bingo hall

Babe who is played by Tracy Harpster gets into a sprawl with her sister Babe who is played by Lauren Schuberth in a rehearsal for The Queen of Bingo on thursday night, featured by The Charleston Communty Theater in The Tarble Arts Center.

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

October 6, 2016

The Charleston Community Theater will be turning the Tarble Arts Center into a bingo hall 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday for their production of the comedy, “Queen of Bingo.” The show stars Eastern alumna Tracy Harpster as Sis and Lauren Schuberth, director of The Language Company, as Babe and...

Professor continues acting, teaching craft at Eastern

Anne Thibault, an acting professor at Eastern, and Illinois State University alum Andy Hudson interact during the EIU Theatre Arts production of

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

May 17, 2015

After  nearly 20 years of directing, playwriting and acting, Anne Thibault said people are always going to call theater a “dying” art form, but part of her job is to keep it relevant. Thibault, an acting professor who came to Eastern last semester and recently took the lead roles in students' ada...

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