Literary Review

Literary Review

Category: Art

Comedic Relief: The School For Lies

Comedic Relief: The School For Lies

By: Elisabeth French “Gettysburg Great!” accurately describes the performance displayed by the Theatre Arts Program of Gettysburg College this fall. The School For Lies is an intriguing, flamboyant, highly comical play. The student actors encompass these roles flawlessly. Based on the play, The Misanthrope by […]

Three Kinds of Portraits

Three Kinds of Portraits

By: Morgan Hubbard Welcome to an understated gallery, a gallery made through collaboration of students, faculty, and artists—a little place with large ambition, tucked in one of the most unassuming buildings on Gettysburg College’s campus. The Schmucker Art Gallery is currently showing an exhibit that, […]

Chaos and Conundrum

Chaos and Conundrum

By: Kimberly Brown Witty, raw, and explicit, are all ways to describe David Ives’s School for Lies. His adaptation of Molière’s play The Misanthrope is a performance that will have many adults laughing at high volume, shifting uncomfortably in their seats, and most importantly, leave […]

“Stupidity: I Highly Recommend It”

“Stupidity: I Highly Recommend It”

By: Nicole Elliott The never-ending crisis about the state of humanity is hilariously commented on in The School For Lies. The constantly changing love triangles between Frank, Celemine, Eliante, Philante, Clitander, Oronte, and Acaste, and the ridiculous nature of all of their characters make the […]

The School for Lies: Satire or Slander?

The School for Lies: Satire or Slander?

By: Jenna Seyer The School for Lies, a 2011 comedy-adaptation by David Ives of Moliere’s 1666 The Misanthrope, had its opening night on Thursday, October 26 at Gettysburg College’s Kline Theater. This production translates 17th-century France into present-day verse, borrowing Moliere’s plot points, but adding […]

Portraiture through the Recent Acquisitions of Schmucker Art Gallery

Portraiture through the Recent Acquisitions of Schmucker Art Gallery

By: Colleen King This year, the Gettysburg College Schmucker Art Gallery has an exhibit highlighting a large variety of the works, ranging from Andy Warhol to Michael Scoggins, that it has acquired over the years, particularly through the funding of current professor Michael Birkner. The […]

Seeing in Black and White in the Schmucker Art Gallery

Seeing in Black and White in the Schmucker Art Gallery

By: Anne Lacey The first time that any student visits their college art gallery is a special moment. They usually become entranced into a world, different from their own, in which they can view things that have bigger meaning than the test they are studying […]

Messages and Mobility in The Mercury

Messages and Mobility in The Mercury

By: Nicole Farina An element, a planet, a Roman God, and even a literary magazine—mercury is a multi-veiled name. Mercury is the fastest moving planet in the solar system, which is why the liquid element mercury inherited its name. The Roman God Mercury has a […]

Gettysburg College: The School for Slightly Inaccurate Information

Gettysburg College: The School for Slightly Inaccurate Information

By: Caleigh Flegg The theater has a reputation of pushing boundaries, of being innovative and even uncomfortable. Gettysburg College’s most recent production certainly fits that bill; looking around The Kline Theater during the show, one can see an amusing combination of students and professors shaking […]

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