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quilters

QUILTERS

by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek

Music and Lyrics by Barbara Damashek

Based on “The Quilters: Woman and Domestic Art” by Patricia Cooper and Norma Bradley Allen

Directed by Dr. Dale Savidge

November 13-15 and 20 - 22, 2014 | 7:30pm | Billingsley Theatre

Quilters
This joyous and moving musical celebration of American Womanhood became a record-setting regional theater success before its presentations on the Broadway and at the Edinburgh Festival.  Combining music, dance movement and scenes of vivid dramatic intensity, the play pays eloquent tribute to the courage and spirit of our nation’s pioneer woman.

“Who would have thought that quilts, quilting—quilters—had so much joy and pain, laughter and tears, so much life, beauty and drama in them?”—Drama-Louge.

“…an unqualified success, as bright as the colors used in the quilts themselves.”—Hollywood Reporter. 

“Quilters is a show pieced together with love and stitched with pride… a thing of beauty, comfort, and joy.”—NY Post.

“…a tender and moving theatre work, a human patchwork rippling in the breeze of memory.”—Newsweek.

Special Lobby Event | Antique Quilt Silent Auction

 

 

 

2014/2015

NGU faculty/student news!

  • Amy Dunlap, Assistant Professor of Acting, took a week-long intensive in the Michael Chekhov technique at Kent State University this summer.
  • Dr Dale Savidge, Professor of Theatre, took classes in drama therapy toward his Registered Drama Therapits crendentials. He studied at Kansas State University, in New York City, and Tampa FL.
  • Bess Park took classes in movement and dance in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Taylor Broyles, Senior Design/Tech, was Master Carpenter at Shenandoah Theatre all summer.
  • Josh O'Brien, Senior Performance, had roles in the Upstate Shakespeare Festival.
  • Rachel Evers, Senior Applied Theatre, interned with an ADHD group through Still Wind Counseling Center; she also worked with Spectrum theatre group for autism.
  • Katy Hiott, Senior Performance, worked at the Atlanta Shakespeare Company all summer.
  • John Carino, Junior Musical Theatre, interned at Theatre 99 in Charleston, SC all summer.