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Half the acts, four times t...

A preview of Ripon College’s annual One Act Play Festival By Jenna Schoenmann On April 13 and 14, the Ripon College Theater Department will put on its annual One Act Play Festival as a send off for the department’s four seniors: Mikey Ambrowiak, Michael Baumhardt, David Firari and Sophie Widman. Each senior was given the […]

Behind the Scenes

By Tenzin Tsephel “Plays aren’t there to teach us lessons. Plays are there to give us experiences,” says Kenneth Hill, a theater professor at Ripon College, in reference to the new play he will be directing this fall semester. The play Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang will be showing on […]

Bringing ‘Measure for Measu

By Liz Abitz Members of Ripon College’s theater department are beginning the spring semester with William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure,” challenging themselves to help their audiences appreciate the bard’s words and work. Trouble arises in the dark comedy when the Duke (Brennan Kane ‘17) places Angelo (Jimmy Balistreri ‘19) in charge of Vienna during his […]