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“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” brings comedic twists to IU Southeast Theater Department’s 2019-2020 season

“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” brings comedic twists to IU Southeast Theater Department’s 2019-2020 season
IUS theater department’s latest performance of the season is a comedic play written by Christopher Durang
February 26, 2020

IU Southeast Theater Department’s production of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” brought comedy, Chekhov references and great characterization to the stage when performances began running in...

Derby Dinner Playhouse fires up audience with a “Disco Inferno,” dances the night away during its production of “Saturday Night Fever”

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The dinner theater continued its season with a musical adaptation of the classic 1977 film
February 22, 2020

Clarksville’s Derby Dinner Playhouse put on a powerhouse opening-night performance of “Saturday Night Fever” filled with excitement, energy and excellent dance moves to a full house on Thursday,...

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” marks the emotional end of the Skywalker era

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” marks the emotional end of the Skywalker era
J.J. Abrams’ latest film received mixed emotions from fans of the franchise
January 1, 2020

Audiences traveled to a galaxy far, far away this holiday season as “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” premiered on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. The film offered an emotional farewell to the original Skywalker...

“The Laramie Project” is a raw and emotional theatrical take on a real-life tragedy

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IU Southeast Theater Department’s latest production is a dramatic play written by Moisés Kaufman and the Tectonic Theater Project
December 17, 2019

In 1998, Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay college student from Laramie, Wyoming, was murdered by Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson. The events surrounding the tragedy were later written about in “The...

“Knives Out” is full of twists, turns and terrific visuals

“Knives Out” is full of twists, turns and terrific visuals
Rian Johnson’s latest film is a fantastic comedic twist on the murder-mystery genre
November 29, 2019

Following the unexpected death of the dysfunctional Thrombey family’s patriarch Harlan Thrombey, an eccentric private investigator comes to the family’s estate to investigate whether Thrombey’s death...

Disney’s “The Lion King” is an incredible musical for all ages and backgrounds

Disney’s “The Lion King” is an incredible musical for all ages and backgrounds
The acclaimed musical is a masterpiece that offers a masterful combination of art, entertainment and music
November 29, 2019

The circle of life made its way to The Kentucky Center in Louisville from Oct. 30 - Nov. 17 during the 2019 North American tour of “The Lion King.” With over 100 million audience member’s world...

“The Lighthouse” is a remarkable piece of modern cinema

“The Lighthouse” is a remarkable piece of modern cinema
Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe shine with Oscar-worthy glow in Robert Eggers’ bleak and unsettling psychological horror
November 9, 2019

On a remote island off the coast of New England in the 1890s, two lighthouse keepers brave tough storms and tougher seagulls in 2019’s “The Lighthouse.” Packed with mounting tension, bleak humor...

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is a modern comedic take on all aspects of relationships

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is a modern comedic take on all aspects of relationships
IU Southeast Theater’s first production of the season is an award-winning Off-Broadway musical revue
November 3, 2019

Single people, dating couples and married couples alike can all relate to the comedic 21st century spin on the struggles of dating, marriage and having children in IU Southeast Theater’s production of...

“Joker” shocks critics and audiences with its twisted storyline

“Joker” shocks critics and audiences with its twisted storyline
The film detailing the life of Batman’s arch nemesis has become one of the most polarizing movies of the year
November 1, 2019

The Joker is considered to be one of the most infamous criminals in Gotham City. The villain is known for being psychotic and being the mastermind behind the murder of Batman’s parents. The film is...

Sherlock Holmes is back on the case for “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”

Sherlock Holmes is back on the case for “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”
Derby Dinner Playhouse’s latest production is a comedic twist on a classic Sherlock Holmes mystery
October 21, 2019

Fans of mystery and comedy alike would be pleased by Derby Dinner Playhouse’s production of “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery.” The play was written by Ken Ludwig and it is based on Sir Arthur...

“Zombieland: Double Tap” is equal parts enjoyable and endearing

“Zombieland: Double Tap” is equal parts enjoyable and endearing
The sequel ten years in the making features on-brand humor and over-the-top zombie kills
October 21, 2019

Full of self-awareness and gruesome-yet-satisfying zombie kills, 2019’s “Zombieland: Double Tap” is a solid film that recaptures the charm of its predecessor. A decade after 2009’s hit horror-comedy...

“IT: Chapter Two” is an almost perfect blend of horror and comedy

“IT: Chapter Two” is an almost perfect blend of horror and comedy
The sequel to 2017’s “IT” is almost three hours full of jump-scares, humor and surprisingly heartfelt moments
September 9, 2019

The city of Derry, Maine had to wait 27 years for Pennywise to return. However, viewers did not have to wait 27 years for the next installment of the “IT” franchise to come out. “IT: Chapter Two”...

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