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Student Run Show Premieres during Finals Week

Student Run Show Premieres during Finals Week

During the Tuesday of  Winter Term finals week, a group of theatre students came together to put on a a single showing of  You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown and Dog Sees God in the Black Box Theatre at Southern Oregon University (SOU). The rehearsal and production of this entirely student ran passion project started […]

Review: ‘She Kills Monsters’ Tackles Grief and Storytelling

Review: ‘She Kills Monsters’ Tackles Grief and Storytelling

Having closed Sunday Night, Qui Nguyen’s She Kills Monsters sold out for the entirety of its two week run time. This play took the audience into a fantasy world, run by the rules of Dungeons and Dragons with all of the fun and emotion that comes with popular game. It was also the first production held […]

Play Review: “Mr. Burns”

Play Review: “Mr. Burns”

What follows is a review by student writer Kyrie Hughes. The views do not represent the editorial opinions or content of The Siskiyou or Southern Oregon University. The apocalypse has happened, the world is off the grid and our last hope is “The Simpsons?” That’s what Anne Washburn wanted you to believe in her dark […]

Arabian Nights Sells Out Opening Weekend

Arabian Nights Sells Out Opening Weekend

“Arabian Nights” opened Saturday, Nov. 11 to a sold out show. The modern classic was adapted from “The Book of Thousand Nights and One Night,” a collection of oral tales passed down through generations of people and various cultures. The story follows an Arabian King Shahryar, who having just killed his adulterous wife and queen, vows […]

Female Driven Show gets Extended

Female Driven Show gets Extended

The final showing of Jenny Rachel Weiner’s “Horse Girls” was performed at Southern Oregon University in Cascade 108 by a small group of theatre students, at 8 p.m. on Oct. 2. The play was a student run show that featured seven SOU actors; Megan Jones, Delaney Barbour, Emily Hawks, Quinci Freeman-Lytle, Grace Kent, Chandler Parrott […]

Review: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Review: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Southern Oregon University’s Rocky Horror Picture Show was one for the books. Being a Rocky Horror Picture Show virgin I did not quite know what to expect walking in for yearly show hosted by EPIC. With just a brief and fairly unhelpful explanation of the show, I was unsure of what I was getting myself […]

Next in Que: Master of None

Next in Que: Master of None

“Long term relationships are tough. You can’t just expect a big, roaring fire right away, right? You know, you can’t put the big logs in first. You start with the small stuff. Kindling, all right? You add that, then you put in the big logs and then you have a roaring fire. And that’s a […]

Cattle Mutilation: The Musical

Cattle Mutilation: The Musical

“COWS IN PERIL! BIGFOOT BLAMED! THE TRUTH WILL SHOCK YOU!” This ain’t no Muppet Show. The Ashland theatrical group Puppeteers for Fears newest play, Cattle Mutilation: The Musical, is a hilarious adult horror comedy puppet show that is a must see. It features 10 original songs from playwright Josh Gross, founding member of Puppeteers for Fears, that will leave audiences […]

Not Married to “The River Bride”

Not Married to “The River Bride”

      The Oregon Shakespeare festival did everything in their power to turn a dull play into a wonderful spectacle. And while their efforts didn’t go unnoticed, “The River Bride,” written by Marisela Treviño Orta, was still predictable, slow, and clichè. That’s not to say the play was entirely a misfire, however. There were […]

OSF: Playing Outside the Lines

OSF: Playing Outside the Lines

2016 Is the first year in Oregon Shakespeare Festival history where a majority of the actors are actors of color, it is one of the milestones in this eighty first season of the festival and four hundredth anniversary of the Bard’s death. Artistic Director Bill Rauch dropped this knowledge on a crowd gathered at the […]

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