Theatre Arts

Kentucky Wesleyan College to present “Sweeney Todd” musical

The theatre and music programs at Kentucky Wesleyan College will present “Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” at the Jack T. Wells Activity Center March 17-19 at 7 p.m. and March 20 at 2 p.m. A worldwide success, “Sweeney Todd” was awarded eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s…

Faculty Focus: Nate Gross

Nate Gross, Director of Theatre, is doing great things at Kentucky Wesleyan.  Check it out! Upcoming Musical I have wanted to direct Sweeney Todd for years. Why, you may ask? First, Sondheim. He’s the best. Such a tremendous loss recently, but what a life!! That’s really enough, but there is so much more. It is…

Kentucky Wesleyan Theatre Department presents “A Doll’s House Part II”

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Theatre Department presents “A Doll’s House Part II” on Sept. 11 at 7 p.m., Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. and on Sept. 16, 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. The play will be presented at Activity Hall at 3300 Frederica St. Director Jordan Blake Key ’18, returning to his alma mater…

Kentucky Wesleyan Magazine Spring 2021

The Spring 2021 issue of the Kentucky Wesleyan Magazine is now in print and available online. Enjoy the latest issue, which includes a cover feature on “What Unites Us” along with features on the progress of our Three Pillars, Dr. Randy Capps ’57, Professors Nate and Molly Gross, Sashalia Ramirez ’23 and Panther football’s sophomore…

Adjusted Schedule – Kentucky Wesleyan Theatre Department to present “Guys and Dolls”

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Theatre Department will present “Guys and Dolls” in the Activity Hall at 3300 Frederica St. The play will be directed by Nate Gross, KWC associate professor theatre arts, and Calvin Malone, a native of Owensboro who is a professional stage actor. Performances will be choreographed by Shauna Jones with music direction…

Kentucky Wesleyan Theatre Department to present “The Laramie Project”

The Kentucky Wesleyan College Theatre Department will present “The Laramie Project,” a play about the reaction to the 1998 murder of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyo. The play will be performed on Oct. 14-17 at 7:30 p.m. and contains mature content. It was written by Moises Kaufman and members of…

Owensboro Theatre Alliance to Present “Legally Blonde the Musical”

The Owensboro Theatre Alliance proudly presents “Legally Blonde the Musical” at the RiverPark Center’s Jody Berry Cabaret Theatre. Performances will be at 7 p.m. on Feb. 21, 22 and 23 with an additional 2 p.m. show on Sunday, Feb. 24. Based on the modern classic MGM film, the story follows blonde and rich Elle Woods.…