Ready to Play
Director Deb Kinghorn’s vision for the production of Museum inspires student actors, designers, composers, and audiences.
During the first read-through the cast struggles to make the play come alive off the page. Museum, written by Tina Howe, is a collection of vignettes about people and modern art that all takes place during the last day of an exhibition. The wit is quick and the pacing critical. About halfway through, the script calls for the museum guard to “out of nowhere sing a long rather mournful note. ” ›› Read more.
Sasa Tang: The Greatest Promise
In a high school class, Sasa Tang learned about student activism on college campuses in the 1960s. That earlier generation’s commitment to principles and courage to act made a lasting impression on Sasa. She wanted to be as committed and courageous in her own college career. So when she stepped foot on the UNH campus four years ago, she was motivated to make an impact. She just wasn’t sure in what way. ›› Read more.
Drysdale on Libya
Professor of Geography Alasdair Drysdale was born in Libya and lived there on and off until the age of 19. He has both a personal connection to Libya and a professional one. A political and human geographer, Drysdale’s teaching and research focus on the Middle East, Japan, and other non-western regions of the world. He has been watching closely the wave of revolutionary fervor crossing the Middle East and traveled recently to Jordan where he heard first-hand responses to these historic events. Drysdale’s perspectives on the history and geography of Libya illuminate some of the forces behind the Libyan conflict.›› Read more.
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