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Northern Iowan 112:17, p.4
10/26/2015 Advertisement for Theatre UNI's production "RENT"; photo.
2 "Independence" paints picture of troubled home
Mattox--Colin (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:13, p.5
10/12/2015 Theater Critic Colin Mattox reviews TheatreUNI's "Independence" and gives it a thumbs up.
3 Independent theater starts close to home
Shilhanek--Ian (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.4
5/1/2014 Professor Grant Tracey wrote and will be directing a play entitled "According to Chelsea". The play is set to open on May 3; photo.
4 Stepping into the spotlight
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 7
5/1/2014 The theatre department will be putting on five shows during the fall of 2014 semester. Tickets are available on September 1.
5 Theatre UNI at Strayer-Wood
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 21
5/1/2014 Schedules of 2014-2015 productions by Theatre UNI.
6 UNISTA puts on 'Twelfth Night'
Sempere--Autumn R. (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.4
5/1/2014 The University of Northern Iowa Student Theatre Association performed William Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' for their annual Bard in the Yard production.
7 Past comes back to bite
Sempere--Autumn R. (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.5
4/21/2014 The author found UNI's performance of "August: Osage County" to be realistic, with strong performers. She thought that having the actors smoke non-tobacco cigarettes was annoying. Aside from that, the show was an emotional and enjoyable experience.
8 Theatre UNI to present 'August: Osage County'
Public Relations News Release 2013:220, p.1
3/27/2014 Theatre UNI will present "August: Osage County". The production is about the secrets of a splintered family being brought to light. UNI theatre students and community acting talents make up the cast.
9 'Mauritius' brings stamp collecting to extremes
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:41, p.4
3/3/2014 The play "Mauritius", written by Theresa Rebeck, is all about greed. When their mother passes away, two siblings fight over the book of stamps that was left to them. The show is dramatic and fast paced; photo.
10 UNI Interpreters Theater to present 'Wasted'
Public Relations News Release 2013:184, p.1
2/20/2014 UNI Interpreters Theater will present "Wasted". The show will challenge the understanding of waste and consumption. The ensemble production was conceived and directed by Danielle Dick McGeough and is part of UNI's Reaching for Higher Ground series.
11 Valentine's weekend uncensored: actors present series of graphic stories, empower women
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:37, p.1
2/17/2014 "The Vagina Monologues" covered several topics pertaining to womanhood this past weekend. "The Vagina Monologues" are different stories about women and their vaginas; photo.
12 Theatre UNI to present 'Mauritius'
Public Relations News Release 2013:177, p.1
2/12/2014 Theatre UNI will present "Mauritius" February 27 through March 8. Many students and faculty are helping with the production. Tickets are $14 for adults and free for UNI students.
13 Professor brings history and literature to life
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.4
11/12/2013 Professor Bill Koch performed his, "Walt Whitman, Live!" for the 15th time. Koch's presentation portrays Walt Whitman's life through some of his most notable poetry. Many students attended the performance; photo.
14 McMillian gives food for thought
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.1
10/18/2013 Tracie McMillan, author of "The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Wal-Mart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table", spoke about American eating habits. Professor Weedman adapted the book into a play that was performed for McMillian; photo.
15 Theatre UNI to present hit musical 'Spring Awakening'
Public Relations News Release 2013:89, p.1
10/10/2013 Theatre UNI will present "Spring Awakening". "Spring Awakening" is a rock musical about the struggles of teen years. The show contains adult themes and language.
16 Alumni return to perform in Interpreters Theatre
Northern Iowan 110:8, p.4
9/24/2013 The Interpreters Theater has been at UNI since 1976. The theatre will host solo performances of "Leftovers" and "Station to Station" this fall. UNI alumni often come back to perform.
17 Strayer-Wood Theatre brings spin on Shakespeare
Rubenbauer--Andrew (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:51, p.6
4/23/2013 Review of "Merchant of Venice (Beach)!" performed at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. This is a spin on the classic Shakespearian comedy "Merchant of Venice".
18 Punk rock musical brings Green Day music to Gallagher-Bluedorn
Rubenbauer--Andrew (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:45, p.7
4/2/2013 The musical, "American Idiot" was recently performed at the GBPAC. The musical is about three friends who move to the big city to become rock stars and the challenges they face. Several students interviewed said they really enjoyed the show.
19 Upcoming UNISTA performance brings spin to pedophilia in families
Rubenbauer--Andrew (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:44, p.7
3/29/2013 UNISTA is showcasing the play "How I Learned to Drive." It follows Li'l Bit's life. She has been sexually abused by her uncle since she was eleven years old; photo.
20 UNISTA celebrates tradition, brings back 'Broadway'
Rubenbauer--Andrew (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:42, p.6
3/12/2013 The UNI Student Theatre Association presented their seventh annual 10-Minute Play Festival featuring six different plays written and performed by UNI students. They also did a Best of Broadway showcase.
21 Students perform original play for autistic children
Kray--Jessica Marie (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:36, p.6
2/19/2013 Student cast members of "Playful Inventions" put on a play for children with autism. The play was meant to create an inclusive environment for the kids; photo.
22 '8 the Play' brings battle over Prop 8 top life
Northern Iowan 109:29, p.4
1/25/2013 Article discusses the UNI Student Theatre Association's production of "8 The Play". The production depicted the process of two California couples working to overturn the landmark measure.
23 UNI's Strayer-Wood Theatre to hold auditions for 'Merchant of Venice'
Public Relations News Release 2012:127, p.1
10/31/2012 Strayer-Wood Theatre will hold auditions for production "Merchant of Venice". Auditions are open to UNI students and include two-minute monologue from a Shakespeare play.
24 UNI Strayer-Wood Theatre to present "November"
Pauk--Jennifer Lynn (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:18, p.6
10/26/2012 Preview of the David Mamet comedy; Professor Edelnant presents his view on the play.
25 Lysistrata gets modernized in time for 2012 elections
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.6
10/9/2012 Classic play sheds light on modern day situations in America. Playgoers will welcome the many parallels and references to the present American political situation.
26 UNISTA to produce Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.7
4/27/2012 The play will be presented under the stars in the court yard of the Kamerick Art Building. Admission is free for the eight o'clock showing. The play has been adapted for just five actors.
27 'Bat Boy' to sink its teeth in at Strayer-Wood
Stewart--Jacob K. (Student--2012)
Public Relations News Release 108:48, p.7
4/6/2012 "Bat Boy, The Musical" is a classic love story about a half bat/half boy. The play details are still under tight wraps until the showing; photo.
28 Alumni get creative with Strayer-Wood Theatre
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.30
4/1/2012 Patrick Elkins-Zeglarski and Gary Kelley work together on production of "Bat Boy: the Musical"; photo.
29 'Mad Forest' shows slices of life in the Romanian Revolution
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:17, p.6
10/25/2011 Department of Theatre's upcoming production follows two families during the revolution. The play shows some contrasts between an overpowering government and the government of the United States.
30 Scripts needed for 10-Minute Play Festival
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:15, p.6
10/18/2011 Student Theatre Association is accepting scripts for the sixth annual play festival. The deadline for submission is December 17. Following the selection of directors and actors, the festival will be held March 24 and 25.
31 'Guernica' performance a philosophical journey
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:14, p.4
10/14/2011 Human suffering, the relationship between teaching and being taught, and the motivation behind art are topics covered in the current play being presented at the Strayer-Wood Theatre; photo.
32 'Carne Viva' based on Postville factory raid
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:13, p.6
10/11/2011 Jennifer Cooley and Karen Mitchell have written a play based on interviews with workers from the Postville Agriprocessors plant. The play provides a chance for self-reflection on immigration and to view a different culture's response; photo.
33 A tale of two Shakespeares
Hall--Diana Darlene (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:12, p.11
10/7/2011 "William and Judith", a staged reading, examines a story of William Shakespeare and his fictional sister Judith. The reading if filled with emotional dialogue; photo.
34 'Urinetown' wows audiences
Collins--Elizabeth Ann (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:51, p.6
4/19/2011 A satirical musical, which ran for three years on Broadway, was presented in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. The presentation was a collaborative effort of students and faculty; photo.
35 Weber's thoughts become reality in 'Why, Felly'
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:47, p.6
4/5/2011 The Interpreters Theatre presented "Why, Felly", written by Kyle Weber. Play is reviewed.
36 Guerrilla Girls On Tour to perform at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2010:249, p.1
3/21/2011 The collective's play will address the lack of opportunities for women and people of color; it will also explore the combination of performance and visual art entitled "Feminists Are Funny."
37 'On the Verge' showcases the journey of three explorers
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:43, p.5
3/11/2011 Play to be held in the Bertha Martin Theatre. Cast consists of three female actors.
38 UNI Interpreters Theatre to end spring 2011 season with 'Why, Felly'
Northern Iowan 107:42, p.6
3/8/2011 A free play will end the season. The event is sponsored by the Department of Communication Studies, the College of Humanities and Fine Arts and Natural Sciences, and the Student Services Fee Committee.
39 Interpreters Theatre presents "For the Love of the Club"
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:36, p.5
2/15/2011 Prejudice in a motorcycle club is the theme of the play to be presented February 17-19. The play is written and directed by Jocelyn Parii Smith.
40 Strayer-Wood Theatre presents 'Mother Hicks'
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:26, p.6
12/7/2010 Suzan Zeder and Greta Berghammer wrote the play. The setting is Southern Illinois during the Great Depression. The play is relevant today because many are facing similar uncertainties and concerns.
41 UNI Interpreters Theatre to present interactive simulation, 'Journey Through the Night'
Donovan--Maggie Mary (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:16, p.7
10/22/2010 Angela Glunz created and directs the latest presentation at the Interpreters Theatre.
42 Strayer-Wood Theatre presents "She Stoops to Conquer"
Mabe--Talee F. (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:13, p.4
10/12/2010 Oliver Goldsmith's play shows close interpersonal relationships, especially between a father and his daughter; photo.
43 "The Summoning" explores tensions between humanity and technology
Ostwinkle--Allison L. (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:12, p.3
10/8/2010 Paul Siddens has written, directed, and designed a play to be presented at the Interpreters Theatre in Lang Hall
44 Mistakes were (not) made
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:56, p.2
6/18/2010 Review of "Mistakes Madeline Made"; photo.
45 Count Dracula sucks in audiences with suspense, humor
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:51, p.7
4/20/2010 Review of production of the play, Count Dracula; photo.
46 Marijuana takes center stage in "Reefer Madness"
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:40, p.7
3/2/2010 Interpreters Theatre presents an adaption of the 1936 film that became a cult classic during the 1970s. The show revolves around high school students and the effects of their addiction to marijuana; photo.
47 Behind the curtain at Strayer-Wood Theatre
Taylor--Mary L. (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.16
1/1/2010 Quick look at the facilities for and the processes of theatrical productions; photo.
48 "Almost, Maine" set to appear this weekend
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.7
12/4/2009 The universality of love is the theme of "Almost, Maine". Some scenes are sweet and some are moments before the happiness. Cast members fall in and out of love during the play; photo.
49 "Strong Enough for a Woman, Gentle Enough for a Man" explores gender roles and sexual identity
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.9
11/17/2009 Paul Siddens and his graduate performance studies seminar will perform at Interpreters' Theatre. The play sheds light on how media, society, and families influence how people view gender roles and sexual identity; photo.
50 Strayer-Wood Theatre presentation of "Marat/Sade" pushes the boundaries
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.10
11/10/2009 Presentation is a play within a play. Real star of the show is guest costume designer, Cat Chow. Sounds of the insane members of the mob made Marat's speeches difficult to understand.


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