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Columbia brings comic operetta

“Die Fledermaus,“ a comic operetta, was performed by students at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts on Feb 6-7. The plot centered around a couple experiencing infidelity within their marriage.

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

The start of a new semester brought students and guest director Rachel Harris onto the stage of a local theatre to perform a century-old operetta. University students performed “Die Fledermaus” at The Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts on Feb. 6-7. The production is a comic operetta compose...

‘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...