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The Show Must Go On

Photo of the last scene, near the finale. Taken by Stephanie Arnold, cropped by Kamryn Schnieder. People pictured (left to right) Georgia Brown, Elizabeth Martin, Josh Carr, Brycen Stratton, Tiernan Harcourt-Brooke, and Connor Duryea

Kamryn Schnieder ~ Copy Editor

    The University of Lynchburg Theatre Group held its first outdoor performance of  William Shakespeares’ “Twelfth Night”  on Thursday, Oct. 1, through Saturday, Oct. 3,

     “Twelfth Night” is a comedy about Viola and Sebastian, twins who are shipwrecked and wash up on the shores of Illyria, assuming each other are dead. Viola, disguised as a man named Cesario, begins to work under Duke Orsino, while Sebastian lives on the shore with a woman named Antonia. Three months have passed by the start of the play. As the play continues, romances bloom, misunderstandings blossom, and comedy flowers. There are drunken antics, love sabotages, and false weddings, among other things, as the show devolves into chaos when Sebastian comes to Illyria and interacts with Cesario/Viola’s acquaintances.

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Peter and the Starcatcher

Grace Cavanaugh, Staff Writer~

From October 18th-21st, the Theatre Department of the University of Lynchburg will be putting on Peter and the Starcatcher, a play prequel to Peter Pan. Jeff Wittman, the Professor and Chair of Theatre, said, “The premise of the play is what happens before Peter Pan; it’s the prequel to Peter Pan.”

Tickets are available for pre-purchase at the Box Office in Dillard Lobby from 1:00-4:00 P.M. on weekdays beginning on Monday, October 15 and 45 minutes before curtain time at each show.

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