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CJ Lange (left) and Andrea Shaprio star in “The Castle,” an adaptation of the Franz Kafka novel. The show was performed Nov. 8, 9 and 10 and will continue the following weekend in the Corner Theater in the Stevens Building.

School of Theatre performs Kafka play with passion

By Chris Plumery | November 10, 2019

DeKALB — The cast of “The Castle” did an outstanding job giving an amazing portrayal of both seriousness and comedic relief. Each character is strange in their own way, some oddly childish while others are humorously firm.The play is set in a village...

School of Theatre and Dance to perform societal drama

By Christopher Plumery | November 5, 2019

DeKALB – The School of Theatre and Dance will host “The Castle,” an adaptation of a novel of the same name written by Franz Kafka, in the Corner Theater at the Stevens Building.Opening night begins on Friday at 7:30 p.m. and runs through Sunday....

‘Hamlet’ to excite audience members

By Amy Geldean | February 27, 2019

One of Shakespeare’s biggest tragedies comes to life as the School of Theatre and Dance flawlessly showcases “Hamlet.”The play follows Prince Hamlet and his journey to avenge his father after he is killed by Claudius, Hamlet’s uncle. His plans...

‘Glass Menagerie’ Q&A

By Victoria Kosuth | February 5, 2018

*The following text has been edited for length and is not directly quotedThe School of Theater and Dance starts the spring semester with “The Glass Menagerie,” by Tennessee Williams, beginning its run Feb. 7. The play has autobiographical elements...

Play reflects humanistic quality

By Deanna Frances | November 5, 2015

DeKalb | The NIU School of Theatre and Dance incorporates unique scenery in its production of William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure.”“Measure for Measure” tells the story of a duke who leaves the life of power and hands his title off to...

School of Theatre and Dance’s “Red Noses” makes humor out of black plague

By Northern Star staff | April 6, 2015

The School of Theatre and Dance will perform “Red Noses” at 7:30 p.m. April 6-11 at Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St.“Red Noses” was created by playwright Peter Barnes. The play is about the black plague but the story is presented as a...