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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. Read More »...

‘Secret in the Wings’ opens tonight in the Kelly Theater

November 29, 2018

By Yijing Shen, Distribution Manager   West Liberty University’s student co-directed play “Secret in the Wings” opens at Kelly Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29.  Read More »...

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 to the inability to speak, and her teacher and mentor, Annie Sullivan. Read More »...

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,” a historical classic which first debuted in 1959. Read More »...

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 p.m., and on Sunday, March 4 at 3 p.m.    The show was written by Cody Daigle-Orians, and is ...

Hilltop Players release 2017-18 season schedule

September 9, 2017

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer   The theatre season is just beginning here up on the hilltop and the Hilltop Players are getting ready to put on several intriguing shows this school year that will make you laugh, cry and challenge every thought in your mind.  Read More »...

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 show on Sunday at 3 p.m. I have to say, The Hilltop Players rocked it once again!  Read More »...

The Kennedy Center recognizes Hilltop Players

January 26, 2017

By Morgan Goddard, Assistant Editor West Liberty University’s Hilltop Players took to the stage during the new year when their production of “Poe: Master of Macabre” was selected to perform at the Region Two festival in New Jersey, the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCATCF)....

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