Art department to hold faculty exhibit

    The Lycoming College Art Department will host an exhibit featuring new artwork from Lycoming faculty in the College's Art Gallery in Snowden Library Nov. 29-Dec. 15. A reception and gallery talk will be held Thursday, Nov. 29, from 4-5:50 p.m.

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    T.R.A.P. to present "Blur"

    The Lycoming College Theatre Department will host a production of Melanie Marnich's "Blur" by the play-reading troupe T.R.A.P. (to. read. a. play.) in the College's Dragon's Lair theatre on Friday, Oct. 26, at 9:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

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    Theatre to host "Florida Girls"

    The Lycoming College Theatre Department will host Nancy Hasty's "Florida Girls," in the Mary L. Welch Theatre Sept. 28-29 at 8 p.m.

    In the tradition of Lily Tomlin and Whoopi Goldberg, Hasty single handedly portrays 15 unique, hilarious and true-to-life characters in this one-woman play. Set in Crestview in 1965, it chronicles the small-town family life of a couple, their five daughters, two neighbor women, a set of tough teenage boys and a holy-rolling grandmother and her fundamentalist preacher. The action takes place during the week that the older girls enter the town beauty pageant.

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    New faculty members welcomed

    Lycoming College welcomed five new faculty members at the beginning of the 2012-13 academic year, according to Dr. Phil Sprunger, provost and dean of the College. Lycoming's fall semester began Monday, Aug. 27.

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    Theatre announces 2012-13 season

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    Jerry Allen Memorial Talent Show

    The Lycoming College chapter of Alpha Psi Omegatheatre honors fraternity will host the Jerry Allen Memorial Talent Show on Thursday, March 22, at 9 p.m. in the East Hall Coffeehouse. Admission is $1 for Lycoming students and $2 for the public.

    Acts will include student instrumentalists, vocalists and dramatists. Alpha Psi Omega plans to use the proceeds to make a donation to the theatre department in Allen's memory. Allen, an associate professor of theatre who joined Lycoming's faculty in 1984, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 17, 2012.

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    "Charley's Aunt" in the Mary L. Welch Theatre

    The Lycoming College Theatre Department will present Brandon Thomas' "Charley's Aunt" April 11-14 at 8 p.m. in the College's Mary L. Welch Theatre. The play is recommended for general audiences.

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    Theatre alumni to present "Bash"

    The Lycoming College Theatre Department will welcome home two alumni guest artists for a production of "Bash: Three Plays" Feb. 8-11 at 8 p.m. in the College's Mary L. Welch Theatre.

    Lycoming's production of the play by Neil LaBute is directed by Bridget Leak, a 2005 graduate of the College, and features actors Dustin Crouse, a 2004 graduate, and Dana Leigh Snyder. The production crew is comprised entirely of Lycoming students with set and lighting design by technical director and faculty member Claude Hardy.

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    Students bring programming to Lycoming County Prison

    The Lycoming College theatre and criminal justice departments recently hosted two events at the Lycoming County prison as part of Snowden Library's semester-long "Discover Louisa May Alcott's World" programming.

    On Nov. 29, a documentary screening and book discussion, led by the Lycoming College Criminal Justice Society, was held for the female inmates of the Lycoming County Prison.

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