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1 Triumphant "Mothers Courage" play
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:26, p.05
12/4/2017 Critic Shelby Welsch reviews the Theatre UNI adaptation of "Mother Courage and Her Daughters". The play was originally written by Bertolt Brecht in 1939 and adapted by Mathew Weedman for this performance; photo.
2 Script reading features mental health
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:23, p.05
11/13/2017 UNI Interpreters Theatre performs "Genuine Cigarettes. The play was written and directed by Kelso Breitsprecher; photo.
Mattox--Colin (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:21, p.6
11/9/2015 Colin Mattox gives UNI's production of RENT an overwhelmingly positive review; photo.
4 "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.
5 Letter to the editor
Crawford--Jerica (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 111:35, p.3
2/12/2015 Student Jerica Crawford shares her opinion on a live production of Sister Act; photo.
6 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.
7 '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.
8 Kaleidoscope series presents Rosa Parks play to children for MLK Day
Rubenbauer--Andrew (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:31, p.5
2/1/2013 "Walk on: the Rosa Parks story" was presented by Mad River Theater as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations.
9 '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.
10 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.
11 'The Yellow Boat' explores life with AIDS through a child's eyes
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:25, p.6
12/2/2011 Student Theatre Association to present play. Based on a true story, the play uses drama to address a real life situation.
12 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.
13 From lipstick to law: "Legally Blonde" delivers
Trampel--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:14, p.4
10/15/2010 The musical "Legally Blonde" receives a very good review; photo.
14 Mistakes were (not) made
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:56, p.2
6/18/2010 Review of "Mistakes Madeline Made"; photo.
15 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.
16 "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.
17 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.
18 "What I Did Last Summer" captures plight of adolescence and conflict
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.9
10/6/2009 The A. R. Gurney play is being performed at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. A well-crafted set created a neat atmosphere of the house and the rugged outdoorsy feel of Anna's residence.
19 Torn between two loves
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:50, p.5
4/17/2009 Review of Sarah Ruhl's play, "Eurydice". The play will be performed in the Bertha Martin Theatre.
20 "Wild at Heart" delights audiences
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:17, p.9
10/28/2008 Review of the play "Wild at Heart", written and directed by Professor Paul Siddens; photo.
21 Bloodbath at Gallagher-Bluedorn
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:8, p.8
9/26/2008 Review of traveling company production of Sweeney Todd; photo.
22 New Theatre UNI show is "to die for"
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:41, p.8
3/7/2008 Theatre UNI's production of "Death of a Salesman" reviewed.
23 "Dead White Males" looks at issues facing modern-day teachers
Reeder--Laura M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:38, p.4
2/26/2008 Play is a dark comedy that explores the social and political issues facing teachers today.
24 Theatre UNI gets intimate with "Cloud 9"
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:21, p.10
11/6/2007 "Cloud 9", a presentation of Theatre UNI, reviewed; schedule of upcoming Theatre UNI productions.
25 Believe in the magic of "Midsummer Night"
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:19, p.9
10/30/2007 Review of Theatre UNI's production of "A Midsummer Nights Dream"; photo.
26 Last chance to see "Harvey" at Oster Regent; play proves to be success as performers become more confident in roles
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:12, p.12
10/8/2004 Review of the theatrical performance of "Harvey," given by UNI faculty members at the Oster Regent Theatre.
27 Memories of Ghost haunt poor Cliffy
Blodgett--Clifford L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:53, p.9
4/23/2004 Review of Theatre UNI production of Henrik Ibsen's "Ghosts".
28 Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll
Blodgett--Clifford L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:24, p.11
11/21/2003 Review of the UNISTA production "Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll".
29 Supporting cast outshines leading ladies in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
Blodgett--Clifford L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:23, p.17
11/18/2003 Review of the play "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead"; photo.
30 Last chance to catch Lobster Alice
Blodgett--Clifford L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:13, p.15
10/14/2003 Review of the play "Lobster Alice".
31 Rent, despite few flaws, leaves audiences breathless
Gibleon--Brooke K. (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 98:15, p.13
10/23/2001 Review of the play "Rent"; photo.
32 Verdict lies in hands of audience
Northern Iowan 96:40, p.11
2/25/2000 Review of "The Night of January 16th" at the Cedar Falls Community Theatre; photo.
33 UNI theatre presents cure for semester end blues
Northern Iowan 94:22, p.10
11/14/1997 Preview of the play "Noises Off"; photo.
34 Play grasps powerful story of survival
Bingaman--Sarah Marie (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 94:11, p.10
10/7/1997 Review of play "Sudden Loss of Altitude".
35 "Split" explores bad relationships
Northern Iowan 94:10, p.12
10/3/1997 Review of play "Split".
36 "A Dybbuk" success at Strayer-Wood
Hicks--Benjamin H. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 93:12, p.15
10/11/1996 Play "A Dybbuk" was a success; remaining performances are this weekend in Strayer-Wood Theatre.
37 "The naked play" more complex than mere issue of nudity; UNI Theatre's "Equus" provides wonderful discomfort
Fees--Nikole Jean K. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 92:41, p.12
3/5/1996 Review of "Equus"; photo.
38 UNI students help bring humor to Oster Regent with 'The Foreigner'
Northern Iowan 92:21, p.12
11/7/1995 Review of play; photo.
39 Studio Series tackles social issues, crabs
Clarke--Nathan D.
Northern Iowan 91:52, p.14
4/11/1995 A review of Studio Series' Production of "Cabfare," "Eulogy," "Day of Absence," and "Red Cross."
40 'Summer and Smoke' searching for meaning of life
Northern Edition 3:9, p.15
3/15/1995 Review of "Summer and Smoke".
41 "Drinking Gourd" fine attempt at greatness
Northern Edition 3:6, p.15
2/22/1995 Review of "The Drinking Gourd".
42 "The Drinking Gourd" recalls strength of race, celebrates freedom, spirit; in its premiere performance
Clarke--Nathan D.
Northern Iowan 91:39, p.9
2/17/1995 Review of play.
43 Life after high school?
Wilkinson--William J. (Class of 1995)
Northern Edition 3:5, p.13
2/15/1995 Review of "Is There Life After High School".
44 Perversity Chicago style
Northern Edition 3:3, p.8
2/1/1995 Review of "Sexual Perversity in Chicago"; photo.
45 "Sexual Perversity" raises questions about sex-90's style
Clarke--Nathan D.
Northern Iowan 91:34, p.9
1/31/1995 A review of the comedy "Sexual Perversity in Chicago" by David Mamet; photo.
46 The flavor of Theatre UNI's Wild Honey
Northern Edition 2:29, p.8
11/30/1994 Review of production of Chekhov's "Wild Honey".
47 "Vietnam: Perspectives and Performance"
Wilkinson--William J. (Class of 1995)
Northern Edition 2:28, p.11
11/16/1994 Review of local production.
48 "Zoo Story" not what it appears to be
Northern Edition 2:28, p.9
11/16/1994 Review of student production.
49 'Girley-Who?' is Abby, Andrea, and Sigrid
Mullin--Matthew C. (Class of 1997)
Northern Edition 2:27, p.11
11/9/1994 Review of Studio Theatre production and interview with cast.
50 A double shot of Interpreter's Theatre
Northern Edition 2:26, p.16
11/2/1994 Review of "The Birthmark" and "Heads Above Water, Heartblood in the Sand".


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