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Out with the old, in with the new

April 21, 2012 Comments

Staff

Tucked away in not much more than a plain hallway with a nook in the nary-traveled basement of the Hearnes Center, it sits on a well-used desk of nearly the same age. It serves out its remaining days toiling arduously away just as it was designed to do, and most of it still works as […]

One heck of a ‘Blumer’

April 21, 2012 Comments

Christian Mengel

From churches to outside on trailers to bars to auditoriums, St. Joseph native Aaron Blumer keeps on making his way up the ranks of the ultra-competitive music industry. “Playing in a worship service you can always tell when people are enjoying the music,” Blumer said. “Compliments start trickling in, and of course those people are […]

Bloodthirsty green giant steals the stage

Bloodthirsty green giant steals the stage

April 21, 2012 Comments

Blair Stalder

Steve Catron has a very deep voice. [caption id="attachment_10549" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Audrey 2 grows by the minute in the play "Little Shop of Horrors." Photo by Jason Brown."][/caption] In fact, he probably has one of the deepest voices in the theater department. When director of upcoming play “Little Shop of Horrors” Dallas Henry was looking to […]

Minx displays versatility, 9 faces in ‘Little Shop’

April 20, 2012 Comments

Christian Mengel

Eddie Murphy won’t be participating in Missouri Western’s performance of “Little Shop of Horrors,” but Kyle Minx will be along with all nine characters he is playing. “All of the characters in it are definitely characters,” Minx said. “You have plays where people aren’t necessarily characters, they’re just people. In this show, pretty much everyone has […]

‘Little Shop’ to go out with a bang

April 17, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

The past three shows for the theatre department have not only been huge successes in terms of ticket sales and quality, but they have redefined the department. Their “Season of Classics,” has now arrived at the grand finale: “Little Shop of Horrors” Dallas Henry, assistant professor and director of the show, seems to be up […]