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The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Southeastern theatres Lauren Price and Miguel Garcia get up close and personal as their characters Tilly and Frank during the production of Melancholy Play.

“Melancholy Play” leaves audience anything but

Eva Saladino, Staff Reporter November 15, 2023

Tonight, Southeastern’s theatre program will open its production of “Melancholy Play” at the Columbia Theatre’s Studio Theatre in downtown Hammond. The production will run from tonight until Saturday,...

The cast of Mrs. Whitmans performing a musical moment in the play. Mrs. Whitmans Words for Women will be playing April 7-9 at Reimers Theater.

The fight for equal rights in “Mrs. Whitman’s Words for Women”

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter April 5, 2022

“Mrs. Whitman’s Words for Women,” directed by Dr. Anne-Liese Fox, will be showing at 7:30 p.m. from April 7-9 at Reimers Theater with free admission to all. Chicago-based playwright Shayne Kennedy...

Playwright and Southeastern alumna Donna Gay Anderson reclines in a chair at Luma Coffee. Donna Gay shares her theatrical journey starting in Hammond.

A playwright with a passion: Donna Gay Anderson

Abigail Fischer, Staff Reporter March 29, 2022

A life in theater inspired Southeastern alumna Donna Gay Anderson to become a playwright and led to the creation of her new musical, “Unfolded.” Playwright and lyricist Anderson has a rich history...

Dr. Fox holding a Kyogen-styled mask called The Mosquito. Kyogen plays are from 1300s japan and are the oldest type of drama from that region.

SLU professor Anne-Liese Fox reflects on a life of theater

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter January 24, 2022

Dr. Anne-Liese Fox, an instructor of acting and directing at Southeastern, has left a very substantial backstory for herself in the theatrical arts. She has a doctorate in Theater History, Dramatic Literature...

Located in D Vickers Hall, The Vonnie Borden Theatre hosts a variety of theatrical performances every year. The 2020-2021 season brings several changes as both audiences and cast members have to adjust to performing during COVID-19.

Vonnie Borden takes on socially-distanced season

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter September 14, 2020

Despite all obstacles presented by COVID-19, the Vonnie Borden Theatre is alive and well for its 2020-2021 season. University students and faculty members have been working to create a safe environment...

A look into the Inkslinger production

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter February 12, 2019

The university theatre program began preparations for the performance of “She Danced with a Red Fish,” the winner of the 2018 Inkslinger Playwriting Competition. The play, written by Carolyn Nur Wistrand,...

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