“The Country Wife” opens at Willamette University April 16

  For nearly two centuries, “The Country Wife” was considered too scandalous for the stage. But it’s precisely because of its clever satire and cheeky dialogue that the comedy is opening at Willamette University April 16. “It’s a great play, in a fresh adaptation, being performed with incredible production values,” Director Jonathan Cole says. “The show will delight, shockContinue reading ““The Country Wife” opens at Willamette University April 16”

“Helen” opens at Willamette Feb. 19

  Themes of individualism and feminism are explored in “Helen,” an adaptation of a historical play opening Feb. 19 at Willamette University. The play tells the story of Helen of Troy, daughter of Zeus and Leda in Greek mythology. Only instead of Helen remaining helpless as she waits for her suitor, this production — byContinue reading ““Helen” opens at Willamette Feb. 19”

Amanda Washko ’10 gives acting lessons to WU theatre students

Before attending Willamette University, Amanda Washko ’10 had no idea she would study theatre. But after taking a class, she grew hungry for more. She majored in theatre and later earned her Master of Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in Los Angeles. Now she’s back in Portland, focused on starting her ownContinue reading “Amanda Washko ’10 gives acting lessons to WU theatre students”