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Spring play decided to be Neil Simon’s “Fools”

Spring play decided to be Neil Simon’s “Fools”

March 9, 2016


Filed under A&L, Theater

After a successful production of Bye Bye Birdie, Rebecca Blindauer, theatre arts teacher picked Neil Simon’s Fools as this year’s spring play. This year’s spring production will mark her second play as Marquette Theatre Company director. “I knew that in the fall I was going to be doing a hug...

Theater students coming together during tech week for Bye Bye Birdie production

Theater students coming together during tech week for Bye Bye Birdie production

Ava Schmidt and Maddie Eveland

November 20, 2015


Filed under A&L, Theater, Top Stories

Hot lights. Sweat-soaked costumes. Crowded wings. All are a part of the typical theatre tech week, and MTC’s Bye Bye Birdie is no exception. Frannie Haller, junior, has been a key component in making sure things run smoothly this week. As the student director, she helps Rebecca Blindauer, the...

Blindauer makes theater debut

Austin Woods, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2015


Filed under A&L, Issue 2, Print Issues, Theater

This fall, MTC will be putting on their musical, a production set in the ‘50s called “Bye Bye Birdy” as opposed to on the usual winter date. “The audition process was long and effective,” Rebecca Jaegers, sophomore, said. “It was very nerve-wracking, but once the cast list was up, there was a big feeling of relief.” Jaegers will play the...

Students perform at Muny over the summer

Students perform at Muny over the summer

Keertana Jain and Athena Zeng

August 22, 2014


Filed under A&L, Theater, Top Stories

Sweaty hands and fearful eyes – the common symptoms of stage fright, but not for Tara Willey, junior. Willey first got on stage when she was nine and has never gotten off. “I was really interested in it,” Willey said. “I loved the idea of being on stage.” This summer, Willey acted in...

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