Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Marsha Norman’s 1977 Broadway debut follows a young Arlene who has just been released after living the first decade of her adult life in prison. Accosted by the unexpected starkness of the outside world, she must again confront a past she thought she had already conquered as she struggles to assume her new identity as a free woman.
Faculty member Katie Klemme has been hired as the new Managing Director of American Theater Company. “Katie brings with her so much institutional knowledge, an incredible energy for implementing new ideas and systems, and the kind of ambitious spirit I need on this new adventure," says Artistic Director Will Davis. Congratulations, Katie!
Loyola's Theatre program creates opportunities for students of all years and skill levels to participate in creating works of theatre. The 12 Week model is the largest of those opportunities, allowing a student director to lead a team of student designers towards the full realization of a play in production.
An article written by Loyola faculty members Ann M. Shanahan, Prudence A. Moylan, Betsy Jones Hemenway, Bren Ortega Murphy, Jacqueline Long, Susan Grossman, Hector Garcia, and Mary Dominiak was recently published in PARtake: Journal of Performance as Research.