Theatre invites auditions for Ruhl’s “Eurydice”

headshot-web-h_Burnett CenterBethany College Theatre will hold auditions on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 3 to 4, from 7 to 10 p.m. in Burnett Center for the fall production of Sarah Ruhl’s “Eurydice,” a beautiful and haunting reimagining of the classic myth of Orpheus.

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Eclectic cast brings “The Cherry Orchard” to life

Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard is the story of a family struggling to save their The Cherry Orchardfamily’s estate. Director Cody Whetstone knew that in order to portray this eccentric family and the servants and friends that surround them, he would have to cast an eclectic group of people.

“We knew this would be a perfect play to work on collaboratively with Bethany College and Broadway RFD,” Whetstone said. “To find such a diverse group of people, we needed both group’s resources.”

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“The Cherry Orchard” brings new twist to an old play

The Cherry OrchardTo bring Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard to life for his audiences, director Cody Whetstone made the decision to set the play in modern times.

“The play was written and set in Russia in the early 1900’s,” said Whetstone. “To show how universal Chekhov’s ideas and words are, we’re setting it in modern times. I hope it will help Chekhov’s play resonate with today’s audiences.”

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Theatre to present “J.B.” for the Messiah Festival of the Arts

Bethany College Theatre will present “J.B” by Archibald MacLeish during the 132nd Messiah Festival of the Arts in Burnett Center on Friday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday, March 23, at 2 p.m.

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Bethany College presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella”

cinderellaMusical theatre returns to the Burnett Center stage when Bethany College Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” four performances on Feb. 1, 2, and 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 9 at 2 p.m.

“Cinderella” is directed by Associate Professor of Theatre Greg LeGault, M.F.A, with Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Guy Vollen, D.M., as musical director.

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Bethany College Theatre holds auditions for “Cinderella” and “J.B.”

Bethany College Theatre will hold auditions on Nov. 26 and 27 at 7 to 9 p.m. in Burnett Center for the Interterm musical production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” and the Messiah Festival production of Archibald Macleish’s “J.B.,” a modern retelling of the story of Job.

Community members are invited to audition along with Bethany students, faculty, and staff.

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Local Students Perform in “Theatre on a Shoestring”

LINDSBORG, Kan., April 30, 2012—Bethany College Theatre presents “Theatre on a Shoestring,” a series of student-directed plays on May 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Burnett Center. The plays “Words, Words, Words,” “The Sandbox,” and “The Diary of Adam and Eve” will be performed on May 4 and “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Lace” on May 5.

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Messiah theatre presents “Keeping a Good Lent”

LINDSBORG, KAN., March 27, 2012—Bethany College Theatre will present “Keeping a Good Lent,” directed by Professor of Communication Carl Isaacson, Ph.D., during the 131st Messiah Festival of the Arts on Saturday, April 7, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. in Burnett Center. Continue reading

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Theatre to present “Dead Man’s Cell Phone”

Dead Man's Cell Phone PosterLINDSBORG, KAN., February 22, 2012—Bethany College Theatre presents Dead Man’s Cell Phone by Sarah Ruhl on March 8, 9, and 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Burnett Center. General admission tickets are $5 at the door. Continue reading

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Theatre to Present “Agnes of God”

LINDSBORG, KAN., October 11, 2011—The intense, controversial three-character play, Agnes of God, is brought to Burnett stage by Bethany College Theatre. The play will be presented on November 3, 4, and 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Burnett Center. General admission is $5; seating is limited to 60 guests. Continue reading

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