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Meet the Cast of Avenue Q

Meet the Cast of Avenue Q

February 2

It’s like your life, only funnier

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“These Shining Lives” cast strikes emotion with their performances

“These Shining Lives” cast strikes emotion with their performances

May 16

As the audience filled with tears, the lights went up and the “These Shining Lives” production came to a close. The cast illustrated the joy and tragedy...

“These Shining Lives” cast brings the 1920s to life this spring

“These Shining Lives” cast brings the 1920s to life this spring

April 22

These Shining Lives” production at EWU will replicate the tragedy that struck four historical women who started the implementation of workplace safety...

‘Love’s Labour’s Lost: The Musical’ gears up for second slate of showings

‘Love’s Labour’s Lost: The Musical’ gears up for second slate of showings

March 11

With a bong and female blow-up doll in hand, the spotlight cast upon four well-dressed men, setting the mood for Shakespeare’s abridged version of “Love’s...

“Spectre”, a default Bond film

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

December 3

Filed under Eagle Life

The danger with a franchise as immortal as the Bond series is falling into a boring rhythm that becomes too familiar. "Spectre" is perhaps a sign that Bond only has so many movies in him before it becomes uninteresting. "Spectre" is Daniel Craig’s fourth foray into James Bond's tuxedo, and his character remains the more dark and grounded version that I've loved since "Casino...

EWU Theater hits the heart, Pocatello does more than just entertain

EWU Theater hits the heart, Pocatello does more than just entertain

November 19

Eastern’s theater presented “Pocatello,” written by Samuel D. Hunter and directed by Jadd Davis, and the new production was as captivating as it...

The ‘Activity’ needs to stop

The ‘Activity’ needs to stop

October 31

"The real victims weren't the tortured families in the movies, but the loyal paying audience." Joe Matthews Staff Writer

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“Crimson Peak” review

“Crimson Peak” review

October 25

Time to put your hands over your eyes, hide behind that popcorn and grab your man’s (or your lady’s) arm for comfort. At least that’s what most viewers...

‘The Martian’ hits the mark

By Joe Matthews, Staff Writer

October 11

Filed under Eagle Life

With the finding of liquid water on Mars just a few days prior, “The Martian” couldn’t have asked for a better release date. Based on the book “The Martian” by Andy Weir, the movie tells the story of Mark Watney, a man presumed dead and consequently stranded 140 million miles away from home. Set in the near future, Watney, played by Matt Damon, was abandoned on...

Have thirty minutes? Watch Kung Fury

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

June 10

Filed under Eagle Life

“Kung Fury” was as entertaining as it was revealing of the future of entertainment in the internet age. A super cop in 1985 is hacked back in time to kill Adolf Hitler. That's about it. The story more or less sits on the back burner for the 30-minute run time of the short film, instead focusing on cheesy 1980's computer-generated effects and tropes, including a fighting...

‘Pitch Perfect 2’ out of sync

By Joe Matthews, Contributing Writer

June 6

Filed under Eagle Life

It’s been three years since the Barton Bellas took the stage last in “Pitch Perfect” and, sadly, the time wasn’t spent making the acapella group any better. Starring Anna Kendrick as Becca Mitchell and Rebel Wilson as Fat Amy, “Pitch Perfect 2” was not of the same caliber as its predecessor. Though funny at times, the movie seemed to lack character development,...

Letter to the Editor – Response to “Theater capstone class pumps out plays”

By Ryan Hartwell, EWU Student

May 31

Filed under Letters To The Editor

Dear Mr. Elliston, This is the director of “Passing” speaking. I really appreciate you taking the time to acknowledge the capstone productions that are playing soon. I would like to point out some inconsistencies with the current article explaining what the play “Passing” is about. The first thing I need to point out is your reference to “... a gentleman in ...

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