Paul Lewis, '14, Shares His Love for the Arts on the Road
Rising senior Paul Lewis can’t be pinned down by a single label. This summer the physics major, philosophy minor and three-time all-MIAA cross country student-athlete has been sharing his love of the arts with school-age children while touring with the Missoula (Mont.) Children’s Theatre for a production of The Tortoise and the Hare.
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Theatre Stages Comedy 'Fox on the Fairway'
Country club goes fight club in an evening of hilarity, as Albion College Theatre stages Fox on the Fairway from Thursday, February 28 through Sunday, March 3 in the Herrick Auditorium, part of the Dow Recreation Center complex. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee.
Fox on the Fairway centers around members of the Quail Valley and Crouching Squirrel golf clubs and their quest for the Inter-Club Cup. Chaos ensues and relationships are tested when the pressure comes into full swing after a secret bet is revealed. When stakes are high, members of both clubs are willing to do almost anything to secure the win.
"It's about love, hi-jinks and ugly golf sweaters," said stage manager Corey Brittain, '13. "Knowing the show like the back of my hand, the cast continues to get a reaction out of me every night. It will get everyone laughing."
Fox on the Fairway contains some sexual references and is not intended for children younger than 13. Tickets are $2 and may be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information or to reserve tickets, contact the Albion College Theatre Department at or 517/629-0344.
Classic 'Hedda Gabler' Staged at Albion College
Ibsen's classic Hedda Gabler comes to Albion College Theatre Thursday, November 15 through Sunday November 18, in the Herrick Auditorium, part of the Dow Recreation Center complex. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee. The production is directed by Kamara Miller, '13.
Hailed as a model of 19th-century realism, Hedda Gabler traces the effect of love, jealousy, competition and desire among the lives of its characters. It has been performed countless times around the world since its 1891 premiere. Interpretations of Hedda include portrayals of her as feminist, a victim of circumstance and a villain.
Tickets are $2 and may be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information or to reserve tickets, contact the Albion College Theatre Department at or 517/629-0344.
Theatre Stages '25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee'
Life meets art meets an evening of fun as Albion College Theatre opens 2012-13 with "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee." This unique and award-winning musical runs Wednesday, October 10 through Friday, October 12, each night beginning at 8 p.m. A 2 p.m. matinee is presented on Sunday, October 14. All performances are in the Herrick Theatre, located in the College's Dow Recreation Complex.
The show centers on a fictional spelling bee set in a geographically ambiguous Putnam Valley Middle School. Six quirky adolescents compete in the Bee, run by three equally-quirky grown-ups. The show may also feature audience members chosen at random to compete in the Bee.
The 2005 Broadway production was nominated for six Tony Awards, winning two, including Best Book.
"Putnam County Spelling Bee" contains some adult language and content and is recommended for ages 13 and older. Tickets for these performances are $3. For more information or to make reservations from off-campus, please call 517-629-0344 or e-mail .