Arts & Culture
The semester is coming to an end and so are the Oceanic semester events.
Higher Ed, a band composed of Missouri Southern faculty, looks forward to scheduling new concert events in the future after recently playing at Porchfest in October.
When Tanner Munson learns the text of a song, he aims to tell that narrative as honestly as possible.
People who knew him say nothing but good things about him. They talk about how he was a positive person, and a good guy whose approach to life was subtle but impactful. He emphasized believing in the artist behind the work.
As the weather cools and fall approaches, persimmons rain down from their tree. They must, because they were still on the tree when Michael Ashley saw them before he went to bed at night, and come morning, they littered the ground, as any fruit does.
Every fall, Missouri Southern offers a theme semester, bringing the opportunity for students to learn about new regions or specific countries. To emphasize the Oceania semester, the Spiva Gallery is hosting a new exhibition about Papua New Guinea, called “Oceania Journey.” The artwork will b…
Joplin Little Theatre (JTL) presents Death Trap, a two-act comedic thriller holding the title for longest running Broadway installment of its genre. Death Trap, written by Ira Levin, is a play inside of a play with many twists, turns and even some blood.
Missouri Southern’s theatre department’s latest production, set to open next week is a rendition of Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite.
In the 1950s and 1960s, beatniks were considered young people who commented on societal issues through artistic expression.
There’s nothing better than walking into Regal Northstar Stadium, and the aroma of delicious and buttery popcorn hits you like a ton of bricks, but add an action-packed, thriller like Peppermint, and you may have a run for your money.
Southern Theatre is presenting “The Threepenny Opera” in the Bud Walton Theatre March 1-5 at 7:30 p.m. nightly.
From March 1-5, the Bud Walton Theatre on campus will host “The Threepenny Opera.” The production is a collaboration between the music and theatre departments at Missouri Southern.
Southern Theatre opened the second series of the fall season on Tuesday, Oct. 6 to a full house.
In conjunction with the Spain themed semester, Missouri Southern theatre department will be performing a play next week.
Missouri Southern’s theatre department kicked off the fall season this week with The Secret Rapture, showing through Saturday, Sept. 19.
Thatcherism and family drama will hit the stage Sept. 15 when the Missouri Southern Theatre Department. presents The Secret Rapture in the Bud Walton Theatre.
The Missouri Shakespeare Festival is once again returning to the four-state region. From June 23 till 28, students and faculty members from Missouri Southern State University will be staging a production of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest in the Bud Walton Theatre on campus.
Southern Theatre Department students will present the 2015 Festival of New Drama, which gives them the opportunity to gain experience writing and directing plays. The festival will take place Monday, April 27 through Saturday, May 2. The students’ plays will be performed at 7:30 p.m. each da…
On March 7-8, the Missouri Southern theatre department will present a production of Straw into Gold: The Classic Tale of Rumpelstiltskin by Sally Netzel, directed by Sam Claussen. Performances will be held in the Taylor Performing Arts Center at 2:30 p.m.
On Feb. 6 and 7, the Missouri Southern theatre department will present The Vagina Monologues, a play written by Eve Ensley and directed by student Kelsey Hale, junior theatre major. The production is a benefit for Lafayette House, a domestic violence shelter and service agency in Joplin. The…
On Jan. 27-31, the Missouri Southern theatre department will produce Crimes of the Heart, written by Beth Henley and directed by Ann Lile. The performances will be in the Bud Walton Theatre at 7:30 p.m. each night.
Southern alum Kimberly George takes part in the Joplin Dickens Fest Dec. 13, 2014
After 17 years, Southern Company ONSTAGE will perform its very last concert in Corley Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 20.
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- Film industry taking a hit due to COVID-19
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- President Trump signs stimulus package
- Southern administration discusses new updates
- Coronavirus drive-thru testing open in Joplin
- Faculty preparing transition to online formats
- Pulitzer Prize winner visits Southern