Behind the curtains of “Company”

By Sarah Clayton On Wednesday April 21, the Discover Shelby Theatre within the Center for the Arts opened its second show, “Company”.   Written by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth, the musical follows Bobby, a single man living in New York City…

“Stickfly” marks first play in DiscoverShelby Theatre

By Sarah Clayton The DiscoverShelby Theatre within the Center for the Arts opened its first show, “Stickfly,” on March 2.  Written by Black playwright Lydia R. Diamond, the drama centers around the LeVay family while they are…

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Lights still dark on Broadway

Graphic by Bell Jackson In early October, the Broadway League has announced that Broadway would remain closed until June 2021. Before this announcement, Broadway was supposed to reopen in January 2021, but due to the rising cases of COVID-19…

Inside the Mind Of: River Reed, Student Director…

So what is your favorite thing that you’ve been involved in since coming to Montevallo, production-wise? It’s a tie because my first production here that I performed in was “The Good Person of Szechwan”, and…

Student spotlight: Barrington McQueen

One University of Montevallo student is going above and beyond in his involvement in the newest mainstage production. Junior Barrington McQueen has been chosen to perform in and choreograph the fairy tale themed musical “Into…

The “Thugs” in Montevallo

The latest main stage play, “The Thugs,” transformed the Chichester Blackbox Theatre into an office space with desks, a hallway, an elevator and a murderer. This play was about a group of temporary workers in…