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Sweet Briar actors take UK stage

Sweet Briar actors take UK stage

| August 5, 2013

Members of the Sweet Briar Theatre traveled to Scotland this week to participate in the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Led by theater director Bill Kershner, the troupe is performing “Chops,” an original play by Kirin McCrory, on Aug. 5, 6, 8 and 9.

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BLUR summer camp opens June 16

BLUR summer camp opens June 16

| June 7, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s third annual Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists will be held June 16 through July 7 on its campus. This year, the camp has added music and technical theater to its repertoire of theater, creative writing and visual arts.

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Sweet Briar senior stages original play

Sweet Briar senior stages original play

| April 11, 2013

Sweet Briar College senior Molly Harper literally stumbled into acting in high school. This month, Harper will present her final directing project, “Lies,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, in Babcock Studio Theatre at Sweet Briar College.

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Endstation premieres original play ‘In Sweet Remembrance’

Endstation premieres original play ‘In Sweet Remembrance’

| March 15, 2013

Endstation Theatre Company and Sweet Briar College will host a reading of “In Sweet Remembrance” by playwright Tearrance A. Chisholm at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in Pannell Gallery. A reception follows the event, which is free and open to the public.

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‘Godot’ due on Sweet Briar stage

‘Godot’ due on Sweet Briar stage

| February 19, 2013

Samuel Beckett’s famously spare language and staging in “Waiting for Godot” leaves much to the viewer’s own interpretation. And that’s how J.T. Marlowe, who is guest-directing Sweet Briar Theatre’s production of the play, wants to keep it.

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College presents ‘ASIA: An Evening of Performance’

College presents ‘ASIA: An Evening of Performance’

| November 20, 2012

Sweet Briar College’s Division of Performing Arts will present “ASIA: An Evening of Performance” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in Pannell Gallery. The event takes place in conjunction with the art exhibition “ASIA,” which opened Sept. 14 and runs until Dec. 14.

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Sweet Briar performs ‘The King and I’

Sweet Briar performs ‘The King and I’

| October 8, 2012

Sweet Briar College’s Division of Performing Arts will present its second musical, “The King and I,” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 18-20, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 in Babcock’s Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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A young artists’ mecca in the making

A young artists’ mecca in the making

| June 4, 2012

Several arts camps are set to convene at Sweet Briar College in June and July as the Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival celebrates its fifth season. For the first time, the University of Virginia will hold its renowned Young Writers Workshop on Sweet Briar’s campus.

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‘Wicked’ Broadway sound comes to the Blue Ridge

‘Wicked’ Broadway sound comes to the Blue Ridge

| May 15, 2012

Tory Ross, who has been seen in the national tour of “Wicked” and on Broadway in “9 to 5,” will perform in a benefit concert Saturday, May 19 to support Endstation’s fifth annual Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival.

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Senior follows her ‘quiet passion’

Senior follows her ‘quiet passion’

| May 11, 2012

When Sierra Wright ’12 graduated from high school, her career path was clear — at least as far as her parents were concerned. They urged her to study science, so Wright enrolled in the engineering school at the University of Virginia. This weekend, the Prince William County resident is graduating from Sweet Briar College — with a degree in theater.

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