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A family in four weeks: ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’

A family in four weeks: ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’

“Dancing at Lughnasa” won the 1992 Hugo awards for best play. (Courtesy of Michaila Cowie) Michaela Goss Connector Editor With only four weeks to cast, direct and design an entire production, the UMass Lowell Theatre Arts Program has put a lot of time and effort into becoming a family both on and off the stage.

‘Don Jon’ at the center of faculty-led ethics discussion

Luna Theater located in Mill No. 5 where the philosophy and film series takes place. (Courtesy of Luna Theater) Marilyn Saha Connector Staff As the second showing of the UMass Lowell Philosophy Department’s four-part film series at the Luna Theater, “Don Jon” was shown to a packed house of both UMass Lowell students and Lowell

UMass Lowell theatre gleams in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Students rehearse the upcoming production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Comley-Lane Theatre in Mahoney Hall. (Courtesy of Melina Leon) This past April, the world celebrated William Shakespeare’s legacy for the 400th anniversary of his death. For centuries, his works have lived on as iconic models of literature for all genres, and this week UMass

‘August: Osage County’ turns up the heat

Brendan Jacques  Connector Editor “Dissipation is actually much worse than cataclysm.” These are the words that best encapsulate the message of “August: Osage County,” a play that was put on by the UMass Lowell Theater Arts Program this past week. People may fear and loathe destruction, which comes in an instant and leaves its scars

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