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Behind the scenes of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Behind the scenes of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Staff Writer, Arts & Community

November 26, 2019

“There was a barber and his wife, and she was beautiful. She was his reason and his life. There was another man who saw that she was beautiful, a pious vulture of the law, who with a gesture of his claw removed the barber from his plate. Then there was nothing but to wait and she would fall, so sof...

UND Theater department tackles controversial issues

Gina Uhlir, Tyler Folkedahl and Karter Dolan star in the UND Theatre Arts production of Stephen Karam's 'Speech & Debate' at the Burtness Laboratory Theater. Brad Reissig / UND Theatre Arts

Maddie Ardelean, Arts & Communities Writer

March 5, 2018

“I was surprised to see this performed in North Dakota,” theatergoer Mike Lukes said in response to “Speech and Debate.” “It was courageous and it gives me hope for this future generation.” This past week, UND’s black box theater, located in the Burtness Theater, was styled to look like a h...

Wizard of Oz at the Burtness

Frank L. Baum's

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

Burtness Theater was transformed into a humble farm in the middle of the plains of Kansas over the weekend. Students in the University of North Dakota theater department transformed this farm into the magnificent land of Oz, taking the audience members along for the journey. The farm hands transformed i...

“They don’t pay? We won’t pay!” looks forward to their appearance on stage

UND Theatre Arts will perform 'They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!' Sept. 27 thru Oct. 1 at the Burtness Lab Theatre.

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

September 27, 2016

Prices are rising and wages are falling— what’s a girl to do? Go shopping for free without letting your husband or the police know, of course. So the story goes in UND theater’s upcoming performance, "They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!" "They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!" is a farce that blends together r...

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