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18COF0094 – Who Will Carry the Word Event Page_V2
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Who Will Carry the Word – Student Matinee

“Who Will Carry the Word” brings a moving story of tragedy and survival during the Holocaust to the stage. Written by French writer Charlotte Delbo, this autobiographical play takes audiences back to a poignant, indescribable time in history when the world was deeply darkened by the human brutality of World War II.
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18COF0084 – Winter Dance Concert Event Page
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Winter Dance Concert Student Matinee

Experience the raw beauty of dance at the Ethington Dance Ensemble’s “Uncovered.” Grand Canyon University’s 2018 Winter Dance Concert exposes pure movement from various dance forms, stripped away from the trappings of the theatre. Feel the power of dance from an unencumbered point of view. Our choreographers and performers will dig deep to reveal truth about our experiences as humans.


The stage will captivate in its rarest state—uncovered. Don’t miss this expressive, unforgettable performance that will move you from deep within.


For more student matinee series visit Performances at Ethington Theatre.

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18COF0066 – Macbeth Event Page
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Macbeth – Student Matinee

William Shakespeare’s epic tragedy “Macbeth” comes to Ethington Theater to thrill audiences with a story of royal and bloody dissension that ensues from a ruthless fight for power. Driven by blind political ambition, warrior and antagonist Macbeth rises and falls in a cold-blooded quest toward kingship. This theatrical Shakespearean theatrical drama captures how deceit and murder, without any moral restraint, ends with deadly consequences.

Unbridled Ambition. Corrupted Power. Tragic Downfall.

Macbeth, a brave Scottish general, finds himself in an unmerciful quest for the Scottish throne after receiving a prophecy from three witches that he’s destined to wear the crown. His steadfast desire to become king, along with the persuasion of his manipulative wife, Lady Macbeth, drive him to murder King Duncan. Now a tyrannical ruler, Macbeth becomes wrought with paranoia and guilt over his evil deeds. Securing his kindship consumes him and he desperately uses any means possible to eliminate potential threats to his throne. Fear and guilt also weigh on Lady Macbeth’s conscience as she loses her mind. Among the bloodshed and treachery, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth cannot escape their fatal fates.

Ethington Theatre invites you to this Shakespearean event that will have you on the edge of your seat. Registration will be available shortly!

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Ring Round the Moon
See event details for: Ring Round the Moon – Student Matinee

Ring Round the Moon – Student Matinee

“Ring Round the Moon” is a humorous, Cinderella-themed theatrical display of misguided love affairs and sly pursuits between high society and the lower class. Adapted by Christopher Fry, “Ring Round the Moon” radiates with fairy tale charm mixed with wry wit while unfolding as a comedic love story in the 1920s.

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See event details for: The Good Doctor

The Good Doctor

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon pays tribute to famed Russian playwright Anton Chekhov by connecting a series of short plays, humorously narrated by a quirky writer representing Chekhov himself. Follow unpredictable plot twists and turns of laugh-out-loud scenes and clever comedy touched with tender moments.

TICKETS: Sept. 1 | Sept. 2 | Sept. 3 | Sept. 8 | Sept. 9 | Sept. 10

See event details for: Ballet to Broadway – April 21 & 22

Ballet to Broadway – April 21 & 22

"Give my regards to Broadway / Remember me to Herald Square /Tell all the gang at Forty Second Street /That I will soon be there"

Inspired by classical ballet and The Great White Way in equal measure, the Ethington Dance Ensemble will perform dances that touch upon popular culture and the American musical tradition. Don't be too certain about what will take place! Our faculty and guest choreographers are likely to bend the rules and transform typical conventions.

Apr. 21, Apr. 22
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See event details for: Java & Jazz at GCBC

Java & Jazz at GCBC

Grand Canyon University’s College of Fine Arts and Production presents Java & Jazz, with live music from Thunder Big Band, tasty treats and delicious drinks.

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See event details for: West Side Story – April 8

West Side Story – April 8

“Why do you kids live like there's a war on?”

In Stephen Sondheim’s Broadway debut, the Sharks and the Jets are two feuding street gangs in 1950's New York’s blue-collar Upper West Side. At a school dance, Tony, a Jet, falls in love with Maria, a Sharks’ sister. They know they can't be together because of the gang's war but that doesn't stop them. The classic Romeo and Juliet saga’s dark theme, sophisticated music and extended dance scenes have made it an American classic.

April 8

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See event details for: Two Gentlemen of Verona

Two Gentlemen of Verona

"Love is your master, for he masters you: And he that is so yoked by a fool, Methinks, should not be chronicled for wise."

This Shakespearean comedy finds two young friends, Valentine and Proteus, making their way from Verona to Milan. Valentine's father is sending him to take a position in the Duke of Milan's court, and Proteus accompanies him reluctantly, not wanting to leave his beloved Julia. While in Milan, Valentine falls for the Duke's daughter. From here, things get considerably more complicated as the bosom buddies find themselves torn between the bonds of friendship and romance. This production is considered the "granddaddy" of modern buddy comedies.
TICKETS: Feb. 10 | Feb. 11 | Feb. 12 | Feb. 17 | Feb. 18 | Feb. 19
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See event details for: Winter Dance Concert – Dec. 9 & 10

Winter Dance Concert – Dec. 9 & 10

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” - Alan W. Watts

The nature of dance is ephemeral; it disappears the moment after performance. Until the advent of film, dance was rarely captured except through human memory. Ethington Dance Ensemble members will perform the work of faculty and guest choreographers, exploring the tension created by change both in our individual lives and as communities.

Dec. 9, Dec. 10
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