University of Lynchburg shakes up William Shakespeare, Steampunk-style, with its production of The Bard’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” opening Thursday, October 5, in Dillard Theatre. Lynchburg’s take on the classic comedy/fantasy has been described as “Victorian Steampunk with shades of Middle Earth.” “Our designers went wild with it. They loved it,” theatre professor Jeff Wittman […]
Anna Wehr ’17 pulled from all of her talents and passions to produce a stage show for her senior project this spring. As a theatre major with a performance emphasis, Anna wrote, directed, produced, and performed in The Great American Songbook, a cabaret-style performance of songs from American musicals by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, and […]
These Shining Lives is “not a fairy tale, though it starts like one. It’s not a tragedy, though it ends like one.” That is according to Catherine Donahue, a character and narrator portrayed by Sami Topping ’19 in the upcoming University of Lynchburg Theatre production. Melanie Marnich’s These Shining Lives will open in Dillard Theatre […]
Elena Kritter ’12 stars as Victoria Woodhull in a play about a woman who ran for the nation’s highest office before women had won the right to vote. After opening to full auditoriums, the play continues for the last weekend of November and the first four days of December.
The Dillard Theatre stage has been transformed into the cruise ship AMERICA, and the cast, crew, and orchestra are prepared to set sail for three performances of Cole Porter’s musical “Anything Goes.” The show opens to the public Thursday evening at 7:30. Performances will be held Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. “Anything Goes” is […]
University of Lynchburg’s next musical explores the rise of the Third Reich through the lives of everyday Germans who were unwilling to recognize the evil evident in Hitler’s power. LC will present the Broadway musical “Cabaret” in four performances Feb. 25-28 in Dillad Theatre. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday and 2 […]
Where would you get a candy dish shaped like a human cranium? When the University of Lynchburg theatre department needed one for the production of “You Can’t Take it With You,” the solution was simple: print it. The department recently purchased a 3D printer to use in preparing props and costume pieces. Using a digital […]
“You Can’t Take it With You” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. October 1-3 and 2 p.m. on October 4 in Dillard Theatre.
Costume Shop Supervisor Costume Designer 434.544.8352 *protected email* Dillard Fine Arts Center Experience Savannah graduated from Longwood University with a BFA in Technical Theatre specializing in costume design and technology and a Minor in Music. She has worked for Virginia Theatre Association, The Shenandoah Summer Musical Theatre, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Endstation Theatre Company, and […]
Lynchburg College students and faculty in art, music, and theatre collaborated to turn two pianos into works of art for Keys for the Hill City, a public art project that positions pianos throughout downtown Lynchburg.