Articles by Peter Hayward


Fall musical opens tonight at DeWitt Theatre

Amidst the lull that falls between post-midterm relief and Thanksgiving break, the DeWitt mainstage continues to bustle. Since the third week of school, the students and professors of the theatre department have been working to memorize, arrange and design a production of Steven Sondheim’s classic musical, “Into the Woods.” Opening on Broadway 31 years ago,…


‘Crooked’ starts, ends run in DeWitt

As the stage manager bustles and the master electrician finishes checking spotlights, actresses sit under the careful eyes of the costumers. The director and designers are sprinkled among the students in the intimate space of DeWitt’s studio theatre with their jobs finished—whether they like it or not. The lights go down, come back up and…