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Theatre Morgan takes a revolutionary look to present day issues

Benjamin McKnight

October 4, 2016

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, THEATER

Morgan State University's theater department presented an evening of one-acts in the play the “Dutchman & The Last Revolutionary” this past weekend. The play was directed by former The Wire actor and current Morgan pr...

Classic film hits the stage at Murphy Fine Arts Center

Benjamin McKnight

September 27, 2016

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, THEATER

“Love Jones: The Musical” brought together an all-star cast to wow the audience with a modern rendition of a 90’s classic in the Murphy Fine Arts Center this past weekend. MC Lyte and “Love Jones” writer and director...

Morgan community reflects on community violence through “Mother’s Lament”

Benjamin McKnight

September 18, 2016

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS NEWS, THEATER

The Murphy Fine Arts Center on Morgan State University hosted a multimedia concert adaptation of the play Mother's Lament on Saturday evening. The event came to fruition from minds of composer Dr. James Lee III, creator of the v...

Deployed soldier takes center stage at Murphy Fine Arts Center

The MSU Spokesman

November 14, 2013

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdZJ65Q8gLs Theresa Baker saw her deployed husband for the first time after not hearing from him in two months and threw herself into his arms. “Sam, it’s me, it’s me, Theresa! You’ve...

PlaySlam Takes the Stage

The MSU Spokesman

September 30, 2013

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, SECTIONS, THEATER, Theatre: PlaySlam

If you had 24 hours to come up with an original play would it be Tony award material or a beautiful disaster? Students from Morgan University and Towson University gathered together to put their creative ideas and insomnia to the test...

Meet The Negro Nutcracker Team

The MSU Spokesman

September 29, 2013

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Meet Wilton Howard, writer of  "The Negro Nutcracker" Wilton Howard, one of six writers and a senior history major at Morgan State Univeristy, was faced with the task of creating a play in 24- hours. He had a vision for his ...

Meet PlaySlam Organizer Deletta Gillespie

The MSU Spokesman

September 28, 2013

Filed under SECTIONS, THEATER, Theatre: PlaySlam

A voice that would calm even the unhappiest of babies and a passion that just won’t quit, quiet fire would be the words to best describe Ms. Deletta Gillespie’s spirit. Deletta Gillespie is the Morgan State University advisor for Pl...

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PlaySlam Timeline

September 28, 2013

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