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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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Unsung Hero: Michelle Johnston


Melissa Nuñez – Opinions and Features Editor Michelle Johnston, director of alumni relations, said before her start at Southern ten years ago, oftentimes students and the alumni office would not cross paths, but she saw what a difference it could make for future alumni if they were included in the process long before they accepted their diplomas: that the chance

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The Crescent Players debut the musical “The Boy Friend”


Melanie Espinal– General Assignment Reporter The Boy Friend’s opening weekend had many students and general admission playgoers filling up sections to come out and support the theater department. The theater department and the Crescent Players will be presenting the show multiple times thru this upcoming Sunday, October 16. “The Boy Friend” written by Sandy Wilson, first hit the theater scene in

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Southern’s Crescent Players perform despite shrinking budget


Photo taken of the Crescent Player’s rehearsal of “Godspell” last fall. Photo Credit: Derek Torrellas  Special to the Southern News  The group of young actors and theater students were the sole nominees from Connecticut at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.  Their production of “Godspell” had been one of the four selected from the New England Region.  In the

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Movie Review: Nightcrawler


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  The history of cinema has often given birth to characters driven to success, creating heroes that do whatever it takes to achieve their goals.  Once in a blue moon, film will turn its back on conventional characters and create a being both maniacal and genius. Director Dan Gilroy’s film, ‘Nightcrawler’ revives the sensation of

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