Alumnus and current faculty member in the school of music R. B. Schlather, along with his regular collaborator Geoffrey McDonald, have been named on a year-end list of ten pivotal moments in 2015 opera performance in NYC by WQXR radio for their production of Handel's "Orlando" in April. Schlather and McDonald join the faculty at Ithaca College in the Spring Semester to bring their innovative take on opera performance to Handel's "Semele."
IC Theatre will share the story of Homer’s "The Odyssey" transported to the modern world in “Anon(ymous),” written by Naomi Iizuka. Guest directed by Jen Wineman, the production tells the tale of shipwrecked Anon as he considers what it means to be an immigrant in America, searching for home while steering his way though chaos, cruelty and temptation.
Performances will run in the Clark Theatre in Dillingham Center at 8 p.m. on December 1, 3, 4 and 5, as well as at 2 p.m. on December 5 and 6. “Anon(ymous)” is suitable for school-aged children; in fact, the play was originally commissioned by a children’s theatre company.
This production is the department’s Senior Directing Project this semester and is directed by Phoebe Sullivan-Bing ‘16. Tickets for Scarcity are free but reservations are required. To reserve tickets, e-mail email@example.com and indicate a first and second choice of performance date and time. If you are reserving for more than one person, ALL names of ticket holders must be included in your e.mail in order for a reservation to be completed. All tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, and must be picked up at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the performance. Performance times are 8:00 pm on Saturday, November 14th, Sunday, November 15th, and Monday, November 16th. A 2:00 pm matinee will be offered on Sunday, November 15th. All performances will be held in the Earl McCarroll Theatre (Studio 2) in Dillingham Center on the Ithaca College campus.
Ithaca College Theatre will portray the timeless tale of 17 Broadway hopefuls in the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize–winning musical “A Chorus Line.”With music by Marvin Hamlisch and lyrics by Edward Kleban, the show became a singular sensation upon its Broadway opening in 1975.
Performances will run in the Hoerner Theatre at Dillingham Center on Nov. 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11 and 12 at 8 p.m., with a 2 p.m. performance on Nov. 8.
The Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts will present Qui Nguyen’s She Kills Monsters.
Tickets for She Kills Monsters are free but reservations are required. To reserve tickets e-mail ICTams1@gmail.com and indicate a first and second choice of performance date and time. All tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, and must be picked up at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the performance. Performance times are 8:00pm on Friday, October 23rd, 2:00pm and 8:00pm on Saturday, October 24th, 2:00pm on Sunday, October 25th, 8:00pm on Friday, October 30th, and Saturday, October 31st at 2:00 pm and 8:00pm. All performances will be held in Studio 2 in Dillingham Center.
She Kills Monsters contains adult content; viewer discretion is advised.