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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’ is must-see

‘Little Shop’ is must-see

April 19, 2012 Comments

Director Dallas Henry told the Griffon News last week that “Little Shop of Horrors” would be the best production Western had seen in a long while, and he was absolutely right. It was hard to find any fault in this pitch-perfect production: voices were strong, comic timing was on-point and the dance moves weren’t half-bad […]

‘Melancholia’ falls just short

April 19, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

Ideas come easy. Half are good and a third are great, but only a select few of us can take these great ideas and execute them to the upmost of quality. In “Melancholia,” writer/director Lars Von Trier puts together an original sci-fi story that focuses more on its characters, rather than any piece of action […]

‘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 […]