Auditions to be Held for ‘Classic Mystery Game’

August 6, 2021 10:19 am Published by
The East Central College Theatre Department’s has announced the 2021-22 season’s slate of performances, kicking off with “Classic Mystery Game,” a parody of the 1985 movie, “Clue.” The next step for the department is to hold auditions for the interactive performance that will ask the audience “Whodunit?” Theatre Department Director Grace Austin said auditions will… View Article

ECC Theatre to Present ‘GRITS: The Musical’

July 15, 2021 3:24 pm Published by
The East Central College Theatre Department will present “GRITS: The Musical” for its summer performance. “Grits: The Musical” is based on the popular book “GRITS (Girls Raised in the South) Friends Are Forevah,” and it follows four Southern women from four different generations as they reminisce about their pasts and speak to their futures. The… View Article

Real Couples to Star in ECC’s ‘Almost, Maine’ Production

April 5, 2021 8:30 am Published by
The next East Central College Theatre Department’s production, “Almost, Maine” follows the journey of eight couples for one night. And it is fitting that the cast includes three real-life couples. “Almost, Maine,” written by John Cariani tells the story of the couples during the Aurora Borealis, as relationships are formed, broken and rediscovered. The filmed… View Article

ECC Theatre to Present Filmed Play, “The Yellow Boat”

February 5, 2021 10:35 am Published by
The East Central College Theatre Department will virtually present “The Yellow Boat” by David Saar. The touching tale is about a young man and his family who are dealing with a life-changing illness. It is directed by ECC Theatre alum Jacob Schmidt, and stars Tara Steffens, CJ Satterfield, Donovan Counts, Jasmine Derhammer, Harley Vulcolo, Stephanie… View Article

Actor’s Showcase Performance Premieres Thursday

December 16, 2020 4:25 pm Published by
Every year the East Central College Theatre Department Acting I and II students present an onstage showcase of their work — and year will be no exception. That’s according to Grace Austin, theatre director, who said the Fall 2020 Actor’s Showcase will premiere Thursday, Dec. 17, beginning at 7:30 p.m. She explained that the acting… View Article

Theatre to Tell ‘Tales from the Shadows’ Next Week

October 20, 2020 12:11 pm Published by
Join the East Central College Theatre Department on campus next week for a chilling theatrical experience featuring storytelling and surprises. Tales from the Shadows is a unique outdoor event that includes a journey around campus led by a “Ghoul Guide.” Tickets are on sale now for the Halloween-themed performance scheduled for Oct. 28-30. According to… View Article

Theatre Department to Deliver ‘Epic Proportions’

September 23, 2020 2:32 pm Published by
The East Central College Theatre Department is preparing for its second outdoor performance In the Glen. The comedy, “Epic Proportions,” is set for Friday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 4, at 5 p.m. in the Theatre in the Glen — an outdoor performance series held on the grassy hill between the Shook… View Article

Theatre in the Glen Coming this Fall

August 10, 2020 1:17 pm Published by
The East Central College Theatre Department is heading to the great outdoors this Fall for their first ever productions in the “Theatre in the Glen” at the Union campus. The performance series will kick off Friday, Sept. 11, with “Hidden in This Picture,” a play written by Aaron Sorkin. The preshow begins at 5 p.m…. View Article

ECC Cancels Summer Musical ‘GRITS’

June 8, 2020 2:08 pm Published by
This summer’s performance of “Grits: The Musical” at East Central College has been canceled. The musical was scheduled for July 23-26 in the John Anglin Performing Arts Center. According to Robyn Walter, ECC vice president of academic affairs, several factors led to the decision, including the health and safety of audience members, performers and staff… View Article

Theatre Department Modifies Plans for Summer Shows

May 20, 2020 9:39 am Published by
The East Central College Theatre Department is moving forward with tentative plans to present two summer productions — GRITS, and Church and State. A final decision regarding the shows will be made June 9 by ECC administrators. In the event the performances are held, the ECC Theatre Department is planning to modify seating, audience entry… View Article