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By L. N. Harrison // Staff Writer  Three days after the opening date, and the actors from West Side Story were still performing to a packed-out Tucker Theatre. It’s not really any wonder as to why this would be the case. West Side Story is a musical set in New York City in the mid-1950s amidst rising …

By L. N. Harrison // Contributing Writer It’s a rare feat to get an entire room of people, let alone an almost full auditorium, to be silent, yet Compositions, the MTSU Faculty Dance Concert, did exactly that. There’s no doubt something inherently beautiful and fascinating about dance, especially when the choreography flows and the execution seems …

The Elegance of China

Story by Maya Scruggs // Staff Writer | Photo by John Rollins // Staff Photographer MTSU’s Center for Chinese Music Culture held its grand opening Thursday with “The Elegance of China” program. The center, which is located in the Miller Education Building at 503 Bell St, provides classrooms, a library and a beautiful collection of musical …

Are you prepared to take a tour? It is a tour through passionate moments in people’s lives. These are times when important decisions are made. These are times when love is found, and lost. MTSU has created this journey in the performance of Almost, Maine. The structure of play is split into many separate slice-of-life …

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 …