Former Lane Students Star in Local Production

“Some people see a love triangle when they look at us and the way we play the roles, but Kory and I see best friends,” said former Lane student Melissa Miller. Miller and Kory...

Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream opens; Lane actors’ skill highlights performance

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream opened at Ragazinno Performance Hall on April 18. In the play, Duke Theseus of Athens is approached with a complaint by Egeus. His daughter Hermia refuses to marry Demetrius, the...

Play sets SPA abuzz: Actors not faking enthusiasm for play

The Student Productions Association began its fall performance of Sarah Ruhl’s In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) Nov. 14 at Lane’s Blue Door Theater in Building 6. One may think that attending a...

Performance in the round

Former Lane Community College faculty member, Judith “Sparky” Roberts, is directing a production of “Romeo and Juliet” at the Wildish Community Theater in Springfield Jan. 27 - 29. Roberts was a faculty member at...

A very twisted birthday

(Left to right) Nathan Dunlap (Stanley) sulks at his birthday party while Taelor Critchett (Lulu) and Brianne Orloski (Meg) enjoy the festivities during the play “The Birthday Party”. The Lane Community College Student Production...

An ancient classic reworked

In ancient Greece theater played a big role in entertainment for royalty, commoners and everyone in between. Today many Greek plays are enacted and portrayed in on all kinds of broadway scenes all over...

Angels leave Lane; Curtain comes down on powerful production

Tony Kushner's award winning play "Angels in America" closed its season at Lane Community College on May 3. The powerful and controversial play focuses on the AIDS crisis of the 1980s. Already an admirer...

Coping with loss in seven scenes

Aiden Christensen takes off drag queen makeup during a performance of the short “Hell is a Place on Earth” for the 2018 Winter Shorts. The skit, which was about gun violence and religion,...

‘Constant Revolution’ is a self-reflexive statement

The Student Production Association of Lane Community College presents the world premiere of “Constant Revolution: A collection of stories that are not what they seem,” a full-length theater production crafted by the ensemble. The production...