The Washburn Review

Victoria Smith wins Open Mic Night second year in a row

Leah Jamison, Senior Editor

October 23, 2019

The annual Washburn University Open Mic Night was especially appropriate for this year's WUSIC homecoming theme, and Washburn students took full advantage of the opportunity to showcase their talents.The event took place in the M...

The Chairs: Washburn play coming Valentine’s weekend

February 2, 2019

This play will make you think.If you’re looking for an affordable and fun date night idea for Valentine’s weekend, consider going to see "The Chairs" at the Washburn University Theatre. Under the direction of Washburn alumni J...

Theater alums, students and faculty reunite to raise funds for the department

October 16, 2018

Theater has often been a communal activity that has brought people together with intentions to educate, inform or entertain. Keeping up that tradition, on Oct. 13, an audience gathered in Andrew J. and Georgia Neese Gray Thea...

A Revolution Takes the Stage

Steven Dennis

April 9, 2018

The halls of the Washburn University Theatre department will soon resound with a chorus of revolution from their newest show, which has been in rehearsal since February: “The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat...

Washburn presents Shakespeare parody ‘Ubu Rex’

Andrew Shermoen

November 7, 2017

Tyrants, Russian invaders and overactive imaginations. No, this isn’t our current world of politics, it’s the plot of the latest production from the Washburn theatre department. A parody in the absurd of Shakespeare's "Macb...