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Dreamgirls

By L. N. Harrison // Contributing Writer On the opening night of any show, no matter the venue or scale, allowances must be made for nervous anticipation and for the sheer pressure of it being opening night. Unfortunately, there’s only so much that can be completely excused, even for a first show. In the case of …

Into the Woods Murfreesboro Center for the Arts

By Matthew Burnette // Contributing Writer The Murfreesboro Center for the Arts is offering a special “pay-what-you-can” discount for Thursday’s 7 p.m. performance of the Sondheim classic Into the Woods as a result of last week’s severe weather. Using the promo code “magic beans” over the phone or at the box office, ticket buyers will …

Photo by Gregory French // Sidelines Archive Phi Beta Sigma’s annual philanthropic event Stepping for a Cure will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday in Tucker Theatre. Each year, the Greek community of MTSU comes together to step for a cause. Although dominated mostly by sororities, a few fraternities show out their best steps in …

Into the Woods Murfreesboro Center for the Arts

By Julia Larson // Contributing Writer The Murfreesboro Center for the Arts’ production of Into The Woods, directed by Renee Robinson, is running through Jan.  31. The show follows the lives of several down-on-their-luck fairytale characters as they venture into the woods to find the things they wish for the most. But of course, evil witches and …

Meredith White // Contributing writer Bert. V Royal’s parody of the popular Peanuts comic strip comes to life at a sold out performance of his play Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead at MTSU’s Tucker Theatre. The show is a delight to those who grew up with the original Peanuts comic strip and holiday …

Sara Snoddy  // Contributing writer The word “quaint” describes the stage at Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts, and that is certainly what set designer Shane Lowry and director Bill Stewart want to project. The initial sequence of Harvey takes place in the old Dowd family mansion. The cozy set, dressed as a personal home library, holds …