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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Students play a preliminary round of trivia during Up All Night in the University Ballroom Aug. 19, 2016.

Up All Night at Doudna Friday night

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter September 16, 2021

A nearly spontaneous performance of the arts and literature called the Up All Night Performance Festival will take place Saturday night in the Globe Studio in Doudna at 7:30 p.m. According to the description...

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...

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...

“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...

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.

Queen of Bingo to turn Tarble into bingo hall

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...

Anne Thibault, an acting professor at Eastern, and Illinois State University alum Andy Hudson interact during the EIU Theatre Arts production of The Good Person on Setzuan at The Black Box in the Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Professor continues acting, teaching craft at Eastern

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,...

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