Fairy-tale musical enchants audience; Lane students perform at Actors Cabaret of Eugene

Stephen Sondheim is known for his technically intricate musicals and Into the Woods is no different, but that didn’t deter Mark VanBeever, director, from taking the show by the horns. VanBeever is a graduate of...

Blue Door Theatre talks turkey

In the last week of preparation for the cast of “Turkey Shorts” for their upcoming consecutive weekends of performances this month, Ty Potter, the Outreach Coordinator of the Student Production Association explained that not...

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...

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...

Shakespeare adaptation comes to Ragozzino Hall; A Midsummer Night’s Dream receives creative treatment

Lane theater instructor Judith “Sparky” Roberts’ adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be performed at Lane’s Ragozzino Hall April 17 to April 19 and April 24 to April 26. Because only Shakespeare’s scripts were...

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...

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...

“Finally, someone gets it!’

(From upper left to bottom right) Terrill Thompson, Zem Chance, Rose Downing and Trisha Driscoll perform in the 1998 play “Transfigurations” at Eugene’s Very Little Theatre. The play, written by Eliza Roaring Springs...

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...