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A vivid nun’s story: Agnes of God continues through May 1

A vivid nun’s story: ‘Agnes of God’ continues through May 1

Jordan Ryder, [email protected] April 26, 2016

Two high back chairs sit separated by only a small, short desk. Sitting tall in one chair is a young woman in a long black dress and habit. Opposite is an older woman, notepad on her knees, ashtray on...

Way into the darkness: Wendigo playing this weekend

Way into the darkness: Wendigo playing this weekend

February 25, 2016

Wendigo, playing in UI Theater B this weekend, covers a seldom-discussed dark side of humanity. By Devyn Young [email protected] Many people visit the theater to forget their own lives for a...

Elyse Fisher and Eileen Campbell fight during the Danelaw dress rehearsal in the Theatre Building on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. Danelaw will premiere at the Theatre Building on Feb 18-21. (The Daily Iowan/Courtney Hawkins)

Viking meets Briton on the stage this weekend with the opening of‭ ‬Danelaw‭

Gracey Murphy, [email protected] February 18, 2016

Three acts, three fights, three women victors. Danelaw, playing this weekend in the Theater Building’s Theater B, is about a Viking woman who must come to terms with a change in lifestyle after being...

Love and guts for Valentine’s with Sweeney Todd

Love and guts for Valentine’s with Sweeney Todd

February 11, 2016

Sweeney Todd, the beloved tale of gruesome murder and revenge, hits the stage just in time for a romantic Valentine's Day date. By Gracey Murphy [email protected] This Valentine’s Day, pie may...

10 minutes of freedom

10 minutes of freedom

February 11, 2016

Seven new 10-minute plays will grace the stage in the University of Iowa Theater Building this weekend. By Claire Dietz [email protected] Theater is often about pushing limits. This weekend, it’s...

Sambit Misra (left) as Baba and Catie Councell (right) act out a dialogue during a dress rehearsal at the UI Theatre Building on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Food and Fadwa will premiere from Feb. 4-13.  (The Daily Iowan/Ting Xuan Tan)

Life occupied

Tessa Solomon, [email protected] February 4, 2016

  Honey seeps from layers of flaky phyllo dough, coating the golden baklava. Beside the dessert, finely chopped mint, parsley, and lettuce wait to become tabbouleh. The wooden table is piled with...

The descent of horrible

The descent of horrible

January 28, 2016

Line of Descent will make its world première at Riverside Theater on Friday. By Isaac Hamlet [email protected] “It’s about four really awful people trying to outdo each other, all while...

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