Nicole Bell

Articles (40 total)

Review: Silence your phones

“Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” written in 2008 by Sarah Ruhl, offers a balanced conglomeration of both satirical and comedic moments.

'Rocky Horror' opens at Eastern

“Every year I try to put one show that is outrageous or edgy on the list in hopes that it will get the OK,” said Phil Simmons, director of the upcoming EMU Theatre performance of the classic “Rocky Horror Picture Show.” “I just hope for the best because I want to keep pushing the bar.”

AIDS day raises awareness

This past Wednesday was the 22nd World AIDS Day – a day “about raising awareness to tackle HIV prejudice and help stop the spread of HIV,” according to

Quirk to see musical debut of childhood classic

Tomorrow, Quirk Theater hosts the opening of “Pippi Longstocking,” directed by Pam Cardell. This childhood classic features the ever-lovable Pippi, who is waiting for the return of her swashbuckling pirate father, evading children’s welfare and making some new friends along the way.

'Hamlet' shows new viewpoints

Friday in Quirk Theater, director Lee Stille’s “Hamlet” opened the EMU theater season. Written by renowned playwright William Shakespeare, this show offers everything a tragedy is supposed to represent. With ghosts, blood, vengeance and character death, it covers all aspects of its genre. Audience members are introduced to the suspenseful mood with a gothic-style slide show and haunting music leading up and into the first act.