Lane production explores the dark side of storytime

“It’s a dark, dark, dark Irish comedy,” Tara  Wibrew, guest director and Lane alumni, said of The Pillowman. “Which I guess means it’s an Irish comedy.” A play written by Martin McDonagh, an Academy...

Fall classes lead to Spring Inspirations; Students write, direct plays in 2013-14 Lane theater...

Lane students took over the stage at the Blue Door Theatre May 22 to May 24 to present plays written and directed by students in the annual Spring Inspirations. Once per year, student-writers submit their...

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...

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...

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...

Lights, camera, act!

Both Media Arts and Theatre majors got a chance to build their respective skills at last week’s Visiting Artist Series. Brian Haimbach, Theatre Arts faculty, led a workshop focused on the relationship between directors...

‘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...

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...

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...