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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...

A Few Good Men

A Few Good Men

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

March 26, 2019

The Marines were in the spotlight during the performance of A Few Good Men which took place at the Fire Hall Theatre on Friday. It was presented by The Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre and Zimney Foster P.C Law Offices.   The Fire Hall Theatre was established in 1947 and is located in Dow...

The Spitfire Grill

The Spitfire Grill

Ana Chisholm, Arts & Community Writer

March 5, 2019

Opening Thursday Feb. 21, the Spitfire Grill was serving up more than just pie.  The musical had it all including laughs, tears and music. The Spitfire Grill, a musical put on by the UND Theatre department, depicts the heartfelt story of a small town and its citizens. The show was directed by Em...

Fairytale Magic

Fairytale Magic

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

January 29, 2019

Walking into the Chester Fritz Auditorium on Monday night, one could feel the excitement of families and friends who were there to experience the retelling of the age old story of Cinderella. The first floor of the building was packed with people shoulder to shoulder who were trying to either trudge...

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...

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