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Shakespeare show lights up on stage

By | May 2, 2012

Ending Ithaca College’s Main Stage season is the adaptation of “Measure for Measure,” the exciting and wildly humorous play by William Shakespeare.

‘Broke-ology’: Family drama hits home

By | Apr 11, 2012

Midwestern African-American family, the soothing sounds of soul music and the love of a good game of dominoes, put them together, and you have the Kitchen Theatre Company’s latest production, “Broke-ology.” The play, written by

‘Working’: Hard work pays off in show

By | Apr 4, 2012

While trying to tell the story of the everyday laborer, the message was better sung than spoken. The Ithaca College Main Stage Theater production of “Working” displayed talent and dedication, despite the play’s unconventional structure. Opening with the familiar sounds of frantic typing and phones ringing, the scene is set in a typical, bustling office.…

Smuggler film cops out on thrill

By | Jan 26, 2012

Based on his own “Reykjavik-Rotterdam,” director Baltasar Kormakur’s new action thriller “Contraband” fails to deliver the action and suspense viewers may expect. The film follows Chris Farraday (Mark Wahlberg), a former crook who acquires a security installation company and hesitantly falls back into his favorite line of work: smuggling. Farraday is forced to go on…

‘The Mystery of Irma Vep’: Victorian-era satire plays up puzzles

By | Dec 7, 2011

Audiences step into the Victorian home of Lord Edgar Hillcrest and Lady Enid Hillcrest to solve “The Mystery of Irma Vep” in the Kitchen Theatre’s latest production.

‘Neat’: Actress showcases layered talent

By | Nov 2, 2011

Director Sara Lampert Hoover’s production of “Neat” at the Kitchen Theatre shines as a complex American coming-of-age story with a set that consists of only a few hanging pictures, a wardrobe with two outfits and a cast of one woman.

Unusual calm from Beirut

By | Sep 21, 2011

While a band named after the capital city of Lebanon might inspire thoughts of turmoil in the Middle East, Beirut’s new album, “The Rip Tide,” is an indie rock release with a complex but serene sound.

Behind the curtain

By | Sep 21, 2011

Though they share overarching themes of light and new beginnings, each of the three fall productions in the Ithaca College Department of Theatre Art’s lineup tells a vastly different story.