‘Creating a world onstage’: Hamilton’s Revolutionary Mosaic of Culture

As the hit musical Hamilton arrives to Disney+ on the eve of Independence Day, Theatre Arts Department students and alumni reflect on its cultural influence.

‘Antigone’: A Modern Spin on Timeless Struggles

After performances of Theatre Arts’ production of ‘Antigone,’ audiences were torn on whether to laugh at the play’s hilarious banter or cry because of its tragic elements of death and sorrow.

Gordon’s First Mini-fringe Festival Makes Unknown Theater Known

At Gordon College’s first ever Mini-fringe Festival, theater became an immersive experience. Six short pieces each featured a new, experimental type of theater that invited the audience into the story.

Lauren Snyder ’19 Designs Major Set for Winter Musical

After reading a poem about a saw in her Nobel Literature class, Lauren Snyder ’19 was the only one who raised her hand when the professor asked if anyone had ever used one.

Interviewing Norm Jones 33 Years and 51 Plays Later

This year the Department of Theatre Arts turns 30. To celebrate, The Bell interviewed its founder, Norm Jones—a professor known for his warmth, ability to quote Shakespeare at any given moment, and charming repertoire of accents.