Festival Playhouse Newsletter- WI’22 Week 2

Week 2—Jan. 14 Newsletter 

1.     The Conviction of Lady Lorraine opens tonight! Reserve your (free) ticket here: https://festivalplayhouse.kzoo.edu/  

And check out this story about our special guest artists Dwandra Lampkin and Dee Dee Batteast

2.     Congratulations to the cast of Blacks + PhatsAshani Jewell ’23, Milan Levy ’23, and McKenna Wasmer ’25. We are still looking for two Black actors to complete the cast. Please contact either Stage Manager John Luke Tuck or Director Janai Lashon. 

3.     Can you sing? Want to have some fun? Join the cabaret at K! Hicks Atrium, Week 4, Fri., Jan. 27, 7:30pm. Contact Chris Ludwa in the Music Dept. for more information. 

4.     The Croswell Opera House is hiring interns for summer’22! 

5.     Professor Emeritus Ed Menta’s band, Blueback, is playing downtown! Sun., Jan. 31, 6-7pm at the Old Dog Tavern in downtown Kalamazoo (402 E. Kalamazoo Ave, 49007)  

6.     Ellie Hughes ’21 is now part of the Seattle Repertory Theatre! She is working as their Production Management Apprentice this year. 

7.     Booster shots are available on campus! Take advantage of this important and extremely convenient opportunity. More info. here. 

 

That’s it for now! Have a great time at the theatre this weekend (!!), stay well, and thank you for being part of this wonderful tradition at K! 

 

Best wishes, 

Laura 

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