Tag Archives: Evan Parry

Magic and Power Dominate in Theatre Season Openers

AND JUSTICE FOR ALL… The College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance’s 2018-2019 season of social justice is expressed this year through musical theatre, drama, comedy and dance. The theme continues to support the College of Charleston’s sustainability literacy initiative aimed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to solve challenges of social justice, economic […]

Objectification of Women, Forced Migration and Other Social Justice Issues to Be Explored in THE TROJAN WOMEN

Exploring the depth of wartime suffering and human trafficking, The Trojan Women by Euripides and adapted by Ellen McLaughlin, will open the 2017-2018 performance season for the College of Charleston’s Department of Theatre and Dance. The season’s theme, Sustain This!, supports the College’s sustainability literacy initiative, which aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to solve future […]

Retelling of Shakespearean Favorite, With Elements of Physical Theatre + Dance

The Department of Theatre and Dance will open its 2016-17 season with a unique interpretation of “Romeo and Juliet.” One of William Shakespeare’s best-known and most-loved works, “Romeo and Juliet” is the timeless story of two doomed lovers who come from two families embroiled in a bloody feud. Romeo and Juliet seek only to love each other, but […]

Multiple Tony Award-Winning Musical “The Secret Garden” Takes Stage

Co-presented by the College of Charleston’s department of theatre and dance and department of music, “The Secret Garden” is a compelling musical for the whole family. This enchanting classic of children’s literature, written by Frances Hodgson Burnett in 1911, is reimagined in brilliant musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman.  Winner […]

CofC Theatre to Stage Eccentric Comedy

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present Noel Coward’s bizarre comic play, Blithe Spirit. The story centers on socialite and novelist, Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric clairvoyant and medium, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance. Condomine hopes the séance will help him […]

‘She Kills Monsters’ Delves Into Imaginary World of Adventure

The Department of Theatre and Dance will end its 2013-14 season with “She Kills Monsters” by playwright and pioneer of “geek theatre,” Qui Nguyen. The cast and crew of students and faculty, will bring the show to life through the creative use of special effects, stage combat and puppetry. The production will feature original music […]

ExCEL Awards for Outstanding SOTA Individuals

The School of the Arts (SOTA) congratulates the following SOTA individuals for receiving 2014 Excellence in Collegiate Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Awards: Outstanding SOTA Student of the Year:  Corinne Williams (Theatre major) Female Student Athlete of the Year:  Alyssa Frye (Arts Management major) Outstanding SOTA Faculty of the Year:  Evan Parry (Associate Professor, Department of […]

Tragic Tale of Forbidden Love, Barbaric Violence and Consequential Vengeance

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present “The Love of the Nightingale” by playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker. A retelling of the myth of Ovid’s “Procne, Philomele and Tereus,” Wertenbaker uses this ancient tale of transformation to demonstrate the violence that stems from enforced silence. While the play […]

Theatre’s ‘Almost, Maine’ Helps Us Find Where We Belong

Thursday, Oct. 6 – Tuesday, Oct. 11 — Tickets on sale now – click here for more info! Under the direction of Theatre Professor Evan Parry, 13 of the theatre department’s student actors propel the hilarious, heartbreaking, and hopeful stories of falling in and out of love…in long johns. Parry describes the enchanting vignettes: “‘Almost, […]