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Crescent Players host writing workshop for imaginative short stories


Haljit Basuljevic—Reporter On Wednesday, Feb. 27, the Crescent Players hosted a workshop for writers to showcase their imaginative short stories and scripts against a creative, challenging experiment. During the middle of the workshop, one could feel the ensuing silence as writers tried to jot down a fitting word that matches the mood and image of the story. Scores of students

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Students direct the stage for one acts festivals


Tyler Korponai – Online Editor From the struggle of survival under Nazi rule to time traveling family therapy, the Theatre Department and the Crescent Players presented Societatem Malorum, a student directed one acts festival throughout the week. The festival was comprised of four different productions including, “Time to Change,” “The Lottery,” “The Flyer,” and “I Never Saw Another Butterfly.” Moreover,

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Social justice, feminism are key issues in ‘Stop Kiss’


August Pelliccio – General Assignment Reporter It has been 19 years since Stop Kiss was written, and the Crescent Players proved that the ideals of feminism and social justice are just as relevant today. Opening night of the Crescent Players’ second show this semester was last Tuesday. Director Raphael Massie said the turnout for that opening performance was good, with

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The Crescent Players tackle dark realities in “Polaroid Stories”


Greg Gagliardi – Special to the Southern News “Polaroid Stories,” is the most recent play performed by Sothern’s ensemble theater group, the Crescent Players. “Polaroid Stories,” is originally by Naomi Iizuka, adapted from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, and directed at Southern by Raphael Massie. The play is quite complex. According to director Massie, original playwright Naomi Iizuka takes stories from Greek Mythology,

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Humans of SCSU: ‘Try something, you might love it’


Max Bickley – General Assignment Reporter Behind the scenes of every play, show, and film, are countless of people working to make everything just right. The same can be said at Southern, and of those who work behind the scenes of Southern’s plays and musicals, none spend more times making sure the light hits right than sophomore Katie Brown. Katie Brown, a

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Crescent Players present: ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’


Max Bickley – General Assignment Reporter When it comes to the end of the school year at Southern, some things are constants: essays, finals, and the Spring Musical. This semester, presented by the Crescent Players, was “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” and was a story of words, heartache, and fantastic humor. Featuring known names in the Southern Theatrical world, Brandon

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Student Artist: “Church Boy” and multi-talented artist, Eric Clinton


Clark Herring – Special to the Southern News Eric Clinton, business major with a minor in theatre, also known as “Church Boy,” is Southern’s very own multi-talented artist. Clinton is a tackler of many different medias, his most common being acting, gospel music and rapping. Even though he’s only a sophomore, Clinton has appeared in many Crescent Players theatrical productions such as;

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