Theatre

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Bittersweet Romance in “This Is Not What I Ordered”

“This Is Not What I Ordered” delivered a performance that resembled the hopelessly desperate and passionately clumsy world of romance. Written by Stephen Fife and directed in Citrus College’s Little Theatre by Neil Weiss, the six short plays hilariously captured the lovesick night owls that take residence at a bar/restaurant. Set in present day Los…

Showcase brings the ‘world to an end’

From the student writers, directors, and actors of Citrus College comes a play that takes a new spin on the apocalypse: “Scenes From the End of The World”, being performed June 3rd at 5pm in the Little Theatre. Unlike the Fall student showcase, “Emerging American Voices”, where professors handle the directing of student works, this…

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‘Book of Days’ whips up suspense

Written by Lanford Wilson and directed in Citrus College’s Little Theatre by Cherie Brown, the two act murder mystery “Book of Days” packs an engrossing and quirky punch to the spring theater lineup. This play is a whirlwind–– literally. There is a really cool tornado scene in the first act. Set in Dublin, Missouri during…

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Women’s ensemble shouts ‘hooray for hollywood’

Under the direction of Citrus alumnus Vonetta N. Mixson, the Citrus College Women’s Ensemble will open their annual showcase, this year titled, “Hooray for Hollywood” on June 12 at 8 p.m. and will run until June 14. The women of this musical group were first introduced to Mixson’s musical selection in January and have worked…

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Review : Pitch Perfect 2

Jordyn Perry Review : Pitch Perfect 2 When Pitch Perfect was released in 2012, it became an instant hit. Combining the addicting and foot tapping musicals that the covers for the popular hit songs of todays day and age, along with the hilarity that ‘Fat Amy’ along with the rest of the cast brings to…

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‘Book of days’ Missouri life reimagined

When the owner of the cheese plant dies mysteriously in a hunting accident, Ruth, his bookkeeper, suspects murder and launches into a one-woman campaign to just see justice done. Lanford Wilson, a Pulitzer Prize winning American playwright, is the author of “Book of Days,” which opens in the Citrus College Little Theatre. It is a…

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SINGERS GIVE A SPIRITED PERFORMANCE in ‘songbook’

The Citrus Singers accompanied by the Blue Note Swing Orchestra gave a lively performance on May 2-3. Together on stage the two groups created an exciting and high-energy atmosphere that was felt throughout the entire performance. “The Great American Songbook,” presented by the Citrus Singers entertained the entire audience with a favorite tune for everyone….