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The Ithaca Fringe Festival will feature a mix of eclectic performances from groups like Run Boy Run Productions and Flower City Vaudeville.

Eclectic theater festival to return to Ithaca for third year

By Emily Fedor, Staff Writer April 11, 2016
The Ithaca Fringe Festival will take place from April 14–17 and will feature a variety of performances.
Members of On the Verge rehearse Oct. 6 in the Handwerker Gallery.

On the Verge takes staged reading on the road

By Emily Fedor and Faith Maciolek October 6, 2015
On the Verge, a staged reading performance group at Ithaca College, will perform Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Handwerker Gallery.
Associate professor Jack Wang poses a felt R2-D2 during a shoot in Arizona. Each of the  fabric adaptations take 20 to 60 hours to make.

Q&A: Ithaca College professor recreates ‘Star Wars’ with miniature felt figures

By Emily Fedor, Staff Writer April 1, 2015
“Epic Yarns” features illustrations of original needle-felt versions of iconic characters including Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader and Chewbacca.
From left, actress Mar E. Perez and sophomore Nathiel Tejada rehearse Feb. 14 for the Civic Ensemble’s production of “Home: A Living Newspaper.”

Civic Ensemble play brings current events to life onstage

By Emily Fedor, Staff Writer February 18, 2015
The Ithaca Civic Ensemble uses theater to explore current events, devising their own script based on recent news trends.
Radio host Teri (freshman Lily Waldron) speaks with Dr. Palinurus (junior Nathaniel Fishburn) in Ithaca College Main Stage Theater’s production, “Gone Missing,” running until April 5.

Review: Missing narrative hinders skilled cast

By Emily Fedor, Staff Writer April 2, 2014
A quality cast is held back by an overly abstract plot in "Gone Missing."
Vince Gatton and Michelle Luz star in the Kitchen Theatre’s regional premiere production of “Cock” by Mike Bartlett. Gatton plays John, whose conflicted sexuality sends him on a quest for identity.

Review: ‘Cock’ plunges into sexual identities

By Emily Fedor, Staff Writer February 26, 2014
Play's powerful message held back by minimal set design.

Review: Predictable plot impedes able cast

By Emily Fedor, Staff Writer February 5, 2014
An unsurprising plot hampers film drama.
Maddie Jo Landers and Brandon Morris star in the Kitchen Theatre Company’s production of David Ives’ “Venus in Fur.” The two, as Vanda and Thomas explore the deepest recesses of human sexuality.

Review: Sexy play satisfies with enticing lead

By Emily Fedor, Staff Writer January 29, 2014
Sexy play brings more to the table than just sensual thrills.

Review: Heavenly new book comforts readers

By Emily Fedor, Contributing Writer December 5, 2013

Mitch Albom, the bestselling author of “Tuesdays with Morrie,” is back in the spotlight with a quizzical tale that may make minds wonder if “the end is not the end.” “The First Phone Call from...

Review: Powerful play brings bullying to light

By Emily Fedor, Contributing Writer November 6, 2013
"From White Plains" will run until Nov. 10 at the Kitchen Theatre.

Review: Smart’s story unlocked with memoir

By Emily Fedor, Contributing Writer November 4, 2013
Elizabeth Smart, who made national news when she was kidnapped from her home in 2002, opens up about her kidnapping ordeal in her memoir, "My Story."
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