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Photo courtesy of Rick Malkin / Nashville Shakespeare Festival Story by Maria de Guzman / Contributing Writer Friends. Romans. Countrymen. Lend this play your eyes and ears. Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s production of “Julius Caesar” made its Murfreesboro debut at MTSU’s Tucker Theatre on Thursday night. Running for three nights only through Feb. 2, this production …

Photo Courtesy of Spark Theatre Company Story by Toriana Williams / Contributing Writer Empowering. Out of several separate interviews, the word that recurred the most was “empowering” when talking about “The Vagina Monologues.” “The Vagina Monologues,” written by Eve Ensler in 1996, is an episodic play composed of 200 interviews of women and their experience …

Photo by Krystal Loritts / MTSU Sidelines “The Taste of Sunrise” opened last Thursday at MTSU’s Tucker Theatre, which left audience members teary-eyed and with a feeling of contentment. The play sets in a rural southern town during the early 19th century. The show begins with a woman giving birth, and off to the side …

Story by Katrina Johnson / Contributing Writer The Nashville Shakespeare Festival celebrates their 30th anniversary this season, and what better way to kick it off than with an exceptional deliverance of Shakespeare’s longest play, “Hamlet?” Performed in Tucker Theatre at MTSU, internationally recognized director Denice Hicks produces her interpretation of the tragedy, which encapsulates all themes and emotions …

Story by Dakota Green / Contributing Writer For many people, it’s practically a Halloween tradition: kick back and get ready to shout back at the screen as you watch one of the most popular cult classic films in history. Based on the 1973 stage musical, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” first opened in September 1975 …

Story by Ahmad Thomas / Contributing Writer It was instantly apparent that Middle Tennessee State University’s production of “How I Learned to Drive” wasn’t going to be a typical show. The intimate setting served as an excellent, possibly intentional mirror to the ironically intimate nature of the play’s content. The narrator, Lil Bit (played by Dallas …