Hesston College presents Christmas-themed opera

Hesston College will present the Christmas-themed one-act opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” for two performances during the college’s Thanksgiving Weekend celebration. The opera will be in the Hesston Mennonite Church Sanctuary on the Hesston College campus at 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 28 and 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30. Students from the college’s music and […]

Hesston College theatre to present popular courtroom drama

The Hesston College Theatre Department will present five performances of the fall drama “Twelve Angry Jurors,” directed by Laura Kraybill, Oct. 3 to 6 in the Northlawn Studio Theatre on the Hesston College campus. “Twelve Angry Jurors,” by Reginald Rose and adapted by Sherman Sergel, tells the story of a jury considering the fate of […]

Theatre department announces 2013-14 season lineup

The Hesston College Theatre Department has announced its season lineup for the 2013-14 academic year, including drama, comedy and opera, under the direction of theatre faculty member Laura Kraybill. The lineup includes Twelve Angry Jurors Oct. 3 to 6, Amahl and the Night Visitors Nov. 28 and 30, student-directed one-acts Nov. 29, Tartuffe Feb. 26 […]

A disco-infused midsummer night

No hippies or 1970s glam rockers appear in William Shakespeare’s original script of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” but the Hesston College Theatre Department’s interpretation of the timeless play infuses the Elizabethan setting with a little bit of the disco era. The cast of Hesston College students and faculty members will present Shakespeare’s classic comedy “A […]

Students to present evening of musical theatre

Students in Hesston College’s Music Theatre Workshop class will present an evening of showtunes and musical scenes at 7:30 p.m. March 1 in the Northlawn Studio Theatre on the Hesston College campus. The performance is free and open to the public. The evening program will feature scenes from “Rent,” “Kiss Me Kate,” “Fiddler on the […]

One step closer to Broadway

Wayne Bryan, producing artistic director of Music Theatre of Wichita, shares tips about headshots with students in Hesston College’s Music Theatre Workshop class Feb. 9. Bryan was the guest presenter in the Music Theatre Workshop class and Voice Masterclass. He offered audition tips and went through mock auditions with students in the Music Theatre Workshop […]