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Embodying a character in an operetta

The Opera/Music Theatre Workshop put on the production “Ruddigore” in the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. The comical operetta required the dedication of the entire cast.

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019

The Opera/Music Theatre Workshop presented the comical operetta “Ruddigore," which required commitment and support from the cast. This performance took place on Feb. 7-8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. According to Jeffrey Wright, department head of music and performing...

‘Ruddigore’ lights up the Columbia

In Act I, Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd, using the pseudonym Robin Oakapple, talks to Rose Maybud. To timid to confess his love for her, Oakapple later calls upon his foster brother, Richard Dauntless, for help.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2019

Humor, love and a family curse caused a ruckus in the plot of an 1880's play. The university's Opera/Music Theatre Workshop presented "Ruddigore" on Feb 7-8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. In this show, Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd, played by Ryan Blanchfield, experiences heartbreak...