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Holiday Pops, Vespers warm up seasonal festivities

Holiday Pops, Vespers warm up seasonal festivities

| December 2, 2013

The Sweet Briar music department will perform a Holiday Pops Concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Memorial Chapel, followed by the College’s annual Christmas Vespers service at 7 p.m.

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Senior stages female ‘Odd Couple’

Senior stages female ‘Odd Couple’

| November 26, 2013

Sarah Müth ’14 hopes her senior directorial project will deliver a fresh take on a beloved classic. Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple, Female Version” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 7, in Babcock Studio Theatre at Sweet Briar College.

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Orson Welles’ Martians are coming

Orson Welles’ Martians are coming

| October 15, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s Performing Arts Division is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles’ “War of the Worlds” with a dramatic reading of the infamous radiobroadcast at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, in Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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Sweet Briar Theatre presents ‘Richard III’

Sweet Briar Theatre presents ‘Richard III’

| October 10, 2013

After more than 25 years at the helm of Sweet Briar’s theater program, Bill Kershner embraces the challenge — and the fun — in adapting a Shakespeare history for a cast made up mostly of women.

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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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