In the City
Dr. Joy Brooke Fairfield, assistant professor of theatre, stars in the ensemble cast of LIZZIE: The Musical with New Moon Theatre Company through Oct. 28.
The rock musical is based off the story of Lizzie Borden, a woman accused of the brutal axe murders of her father and stepmother in Massachusetts in the late 1800s. Borden, who was the prime suspect in the murders, was tried in the case, which gained national media attention, and was eventually acquitted.
Ryan Rosenkrantz ’19 Takes Policy-Making from the Classroom to the Community with New Ballet Fellowship
“Violet” cast and crew also won in six other categories at the Ostrander Awards held Aug. 26 at the Orpheum Theatre. Ryan Gilliam won an Ostrander for his role in McCoy Theatre’s production of “Theophilus North.”
Filled with historic photos, the book includes stories from his interviews with those who have experienced Overton Park first-hand, whether defending it, fighting for desegregation of its facilities in the 1960s, or just enjoying its spaces.
On Saturday, Aug. 18, Rhodes College’s first-year students participated in Memphis Community Service Day as part of their Welcome Week experience.
The annual Ostrander Awards salute the best in local community and college theater. Rising senior Ryan Gilliam also was nominated for Leading Actor in a Drama for his role in McCoy Theatre’s production of “Theophilus North.”
For Micah Moreland '20, the Summer Service Fellowship was about more than service, it was about finding his niche in the community.