This past summer, with the lights out on Broadway due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a theater in the rural Berkshires decided that the world, or at least western Massachusetts, needed live theater now more than ever.
Two University of Lynchburg theatre graduates attracted national media attention for a joint venture aimed at entertaining and educating children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When classes went online in March, everyone at the University of Lynchburg had to figure out how to carry on while being physically separated. Students in Curtain Call, for instance, usually spend the semester at Dillard Fine Arts Center. They work on Curtain Up, a spring concert of original songs written in collaboration with New York City songwriters.
Curtain Call, the University of Lynchburg’s musical theatre ensemble, will perform its annual Curtain Call Cabaret at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28, in the Dillard Fine Arts Center Theatre. Tickets, available via Etix, are $5 and the show is family friendly.
The University of Lynchburg’s theatre department will present its take on Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” Thursday, February 20, through Sunday, February, 23, in Dillard Theatre at the Dillard Fine Arts Center.
Lynchburg graduate Katie Gardner ’08 returns to direct “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.” The show runs Thursday, December 12, through Saturday, December 14, at 7 p.m. in the Dillard Fine Arts Center studio theatre.
What if someone wrote a song especially for you to sing? That’s what happens in the Curtain Up songwriters workshop. Members of the Curtain Call musical theatre group shared their experience of working with the songwriters. Read the story about Curtain Call in “Bringing down the house.”
Curtain Call, the University of Lynchburg’s musical theatre group, will perform its March Cabaret at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30, in the Dillard Fine Arts Center theatre. Tickets are $5 and available via Etix. Due to mature themes, the show is not recommended for children.
University of Lynchburg will present “Curtains,” a comical, musical murder mystery, February 28 through March 3 in the Dillard Fine Arts Center theatre.
Over the Homecoming weekend, October 19 and 20, the University of Lynchburg Alumni Association recognized numerous people for contributions they have made to the University, their communities and churches, and other areas of society. James E. Deady ’62 was presented the T. Gibson Hobbs Award, the highest honor given by the Alumni Association to an […]