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Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

Whatzup Features Writer


Purdue Fort Wayne stages a necessary journey to the Jewish ghetto of WWII

A new production at Purdue Fort Wayne is likely the most moving production available to local theatergoers this year for a host of reasons. Ghetto by Joshua Sobol, running through […]

PFW musical allows its student actors to shine

Before attending the dress rehearsal of this staging of Flora the Red Menace, I knew almost nothing about this play other than that it provided an early role for Liza […]

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

Thanks to the Purdue University – Fort Wayne Department of Theatre, I spent Good Friday watching a play asking us to consider forgiving Judas for his role in the death […]

Once Upon a Mattress

Purdue University Fort Wayne Department of Theatre’s current production of Once Upon a Mattress is nothing short of delightful. The play is a 1959 adaptation of an old story with […]


First off, I would like to say how lucky we are to have a university with a strong department of theater here in Fort Wayne. The variety of productions included […]

A Year With Frog and Toad

The Purdue University Fort Wayne Department of Theatre production of A Year with Frog and Toad serves as a departmental foray into children’s theatre, and it’s an interesting one. The […]

Six Thought-Provoking Characters

It’s rare that I’m excited when I see a play listed on a local theater’s upcoming season listing. When I saw Six Characters in Search of an Author would be […]

Short Review; Big Big Show

This review will be relatively short. It’s exceptionally rare that I wish I could express my thoughts about a play in just a few sentences, but that is the case […]

Students Give Spirited Performances

Blithe Spirit: An Improbable Farce in Three Acts by Noel Coward offers the faculty, cast and crew of IPFW’s current production a chance to sparkle in a witty classic, and […]

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