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Traveling theater group explores love and war

(10/03/12 2:49pm)

The Grand Valley State University theater group, Bard to Go, puts a new twist on Shakespeare’s ideas of love and war. In “All’s Fair,” seven GVSU students combine scenes from some of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, which shows the idea of how far a character will go to achieve their goal, said director Katherine Mayberry. “It includes scenes from ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ ‘Macbeth,’ ‘Much Ado About Nothing,’ ‘Measure for Measure’ and ‘The Winter’s Tale,’” Mayberry said.


Review: Era of confusion: “Richard III” leaves audiences confused

(10/03/12 4:05pm)

The villain will haunt the audience, even after the curtain closes. Last weekend, “Richard III” opened in the Louis Armstrong Theatre on Grand Valley State University’s Allendale Campus with a mixture of student and professional actors. The creative combination of actors radiated with effort; however, the play fell short.