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Stage presence of Daina Robins

Dr. Daina Robins’ hands fly as she speaks, and her silver ring with a dangling feather jingles. “There’s a famous Russian playwright, Anton Chekhov, of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, and I have six degrees of separation from him.” Her statement sets up two important details about Robins. First, she knows theatre, and…


Victorian novel breathes life on stage

The Hope College Department of Theatre will present “Jane Eyre: The Musical” on Friday-Saturday, Nov. 11-12, and Wednesday-Saturday, Nov. 16-19, at 7:30 p.m. in the DeWitt Center main theatre. “Jane Eyre: The Musical” is based on the classic novel by Charlotte Bronte. The story begins during orphaned Jane Eyre’s tragic childhood, in which she is…