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‘The Secret in the Wings’ puzzles audiences

December 6, 2018

By Daniel Morgan, Contributing Writer   The Hilltop Players' production of Mary Zimmerman's “The Secret in the Wings” was… well, it's still a secret to me.   As I walked into the Kelly Theater,...

Hilltop Players inspire with ‘The Miracle Worker’

October 27, 2018

By Ashley Cole, Contributing Writer The Hilltop Players opened the 2018-19 season with “The Miracle Worker,” a play inspired by the relationship of Helen Keller, who lost her sight and hearing leading...

Hilltop Players kick off new season tonight with ‘The Miracle Worker’

Hilltop Players kick off new season tonight with ‘The Miracle Worker’

October 18, 2018

By Hanna Perry and Macy Santicola, Contributing Writer and Advertising Manager   West Liberty University’s Hilltop Players kick off their 2018-2019 season tonight, Oct. 18, with “The Miracle Worker,”...

Hilltop Players prepare for Romeo and Juliet

April 10, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer When people think of the word “play,” chances are that one name stands out above all others: Shakespeare. His works, while hundreds of years old, still manage to...

“18 Victoria” showcases talented Hilltop Players

March 2, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor The semester’s theater season opened with the show “18 Victoria” on Feb. 22. The production’s cast, set and technical elements all work together well to tell the story...

Hilltop Players premiere “18 Vi­ctoria” tonight in Kelly Theater

February 22, 2018

By Jacob Ward, Contributing Writer   The West Liberty University Hilltop Players open the first show of the semester “18 Victoria” today. The show will run Feb. 22-23 at 7:30 p.m., March 1-3 at 7:30...

Hilltop Players’ one-act plays entertain audiences

November 4, 2017

By Hanna Perry, Contributing Writer  On Oct. 26, 27, and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and on Oct. 29 at 3 p.m., the West Liberty University Hilltop Players presented five short one act plays. The production was directed...

‘As it is in Heaven’ offers a unique experience

October 15, 2017

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer   On Oct. 5, the first showing of “As It Is in Heaven” premiered in Kelly Theater. The whole run of the show is being dedicated to Julie Alderfer, who was a...

3 honorees inaugurate theater Wall of Fame

October 9, 2017

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer   During this year’s Homecoming celebration, the theater department will present the First Annual Hilltop Players’ Wall of Fame Ceremony. The Hilltop Players...

Hilltop Players shine in the musical 'Seussical' 

Hilltop Players shine in the musical ‘Seussical’ 

May 6, 2017

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor    “Seussical” debuted last Thursday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Kelly Theater. The show, directed by Dr. Melinda Kreisberg, ran through the weekend with its last...

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