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Ripon College presents one-act play festival

The Ripon College Theatre Department will present the Student-Directed One Act Play Festival April 11 through 13 in Benstead Theater, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. all three days. Plays to be performed Thursday are “Words, Words, Words,” by David Ives; “Mars Needs Women, But Not As Much As… Continue reading

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All the World’s a Stage – Ripon College Theatre Alumni

Ripon College has a long and distinguished history of nurturing love of the theater. Some students came to Ripon with that love already instilled in them. Some discovered it in College productions. Two of the most celebrated actors in film history, Spencer Tracy ’24 and Harrison Ford ’64, first lit up the stage as students at Ripon College. Highlighted here… Continue reading

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‘A Doll’s House’ performed in modern setting

Henrik Ibsen’s modern theatrical masterpiece, “A Doll’s House,” will be presented by the Ripon College Theatre Department from Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 2, at Benstead Theatre on the Ripon College campus. Shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Tickets are free, but reservations are recommended by calling 748-8791. In this play that shook the world, the setting… Continue reading

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Ripon Junior Reaches Theater Festival’s National Finals

Amanda Finn, a junior theatre and English major at Ripon College, has advanced to the national finals of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). She advanced after competing in the O’Neil Critics Institute portion of the regional competition in Saginaw, Mich. in January. As one of only eight national finalists, Finn will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington,… Continue reading

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