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The Newsies Strike of 1899: Still making headlines

Summer H.-Abernathy, Columnist

April 26, 2018

Filed under A&E, Concerts, Theater

“Newsies: The Musical” hit the Broadway stage in 2011 and Netflix in 2017, and throughout those years, young fans across the country have been cheering for their favorite newsboy rebels. Disney’s hit musical, which was...

‘Disaster!’ is ‘Hot Stuff’ this ‘Saturday Night’

Olivia Heinzeroth, Columnist

April 26, 2018

Filed under A&E, Theater

“Disaster! On Broadway” hilariously transports the audience to a decade of disco, dancing and apparently dramatic death. Though the show takes place during the late 1970s, people of all ages will find humor in the plot,...

Trammel takes the stage: IVCC freshman shines

Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, Culture Editor

March 8, 2018

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Theater

It takes a talented actor to play two twins in one play, and IVCC found that talent in Alexis Trammel. In the school’s spring musical “Disaster!,” Trammel will be playing the roles of Lisa and Ben, the children of a ditsy...

Spring musical ‘Disaster!’ cast ready to act

IV Leader, Staff Writers

February 15, 2018

Filed under A&E, Theater

Cast List CHAD: Griffin Tabor SCOTT: Eric Aguilar TED: Chad Brokaw MARIANNE: Lindsay Wheeler TONY: Don Grant Zellmer JACKIE: Ashley Hurst BEN/LISA: Alexis Trammel SISTER MARY DOWNY: Kelly Johnson MAURY: Steve Seaborn S...

‘Hush’ is a must-see for horror film enthusiasts

Devin Krueger, Columnist

November 2, 2017

Filed under A&E, Theater

Even with the holiday season just around the corner, the inertia of Halloween keeps movie enthusiasts in search of new horror films to immerse themselves in. “Hush,” a 2016 home invasion thriller, lies among the top ten...

Auditions hosted for fall shows

Morgan Taylor, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Theater

The Illinois Valley Community College Theater department will have its second day of auditions at 6 p.m. Aug. 31 in the Cultural Centre. The audition is for all upcoming fall and winter productions. These productions include...

Broadway musical ‘Falsettos’ worth the watch

Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017

Filed under A&E, Music, Theater

“Love can tell a million stories,” boasts the song “A Tight Knit Family / Love is Blind” from the musical “Falsettos.”  “Love can tell a million stories,” boasts the song “A Tight Knit Family / Love...

Spend a little time with them

Aelsa Butler and Lindsay Bennett

April 27, 2017

Filed under A&E, Music, Theater

IVCC’s production of Sweet Charity opened in the Cultural Center on April 20. The musical, which runs this weekend as well and closes on Sunday, is directed by Don Grant Zellmer and produced by IVCC Theater professor David...

Cultural Center set to see final music and theater performances

Michaela Smith, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Theater

Spring Musical This year, Illinois Valley Community College’s theater department presents “Sweet Charity.” “Sweet Charity” follows the adventures of a girl named Charity as she tries to find love. This musical features...

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