When a new high school teacher finds a notebook left behind by her younger, deceased sister, she embarks on a journey through the world of Dungeons & Dragons and discovers the dreams and struggles of a sibling that she never really knew.
“She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen continues the Linfield Theatre Program’s 99th season of plays as part of its season of “Monsters and the Monstrous.” This coming-of-age story blends comedy and fantasy in a thoughtful meditation on family and identity. Continue reading
What happens when revolutions in science meet human depravity will be explored in the Linfield Theatre Program’s staging of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.”
The Linfield Theatre Program’s 99th season at Linfield and 16th season in the Marshall Theatre in Ford Hall continues with “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the novella “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson. Continue reading
The Linfield College Theatre Program kicks off its 99th season of plays with the zombie story, “Night of the Living Dead.”
The play, Lori Allen Ohm’s stage adaption of George Romero and John Russo’s 1968 film of the same name, has seven people trapped in a farmhouse attempting to defend themselves from a growing onslaught of zombies. The pressure of the situation reveals the best and worst of human nature. The film was revolutionary in its aesthetics, representation of race and role in launching the $5 billion-a-year zombie industry. The production links the monstrous to racial oppression in the United States and examines what has — and hasn’t — changed since the Civil Rights Movement. Continue reading
Steam-powered math, music and romance are at the heart of the upcoming Linfield College Theatre production, “Ada and the Engine.”
The production features the full-length play by Lauren Gunderson, “America’s most popular playwright,” as Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, the Ronni Lacroute Chair in Shakespeare Studies at Linfield College, has dubbed her in The New Yorker. This year, Linfield Theatre’s 98th season, features the plays of Gunderson.