The Easterner

The early stages of a Silent Sky. Silent Sky is coming to EWU in march.

The process of creating a play

February 7, 2020

For a production that airs for little over a week, EWU’s theater department is hard at work constructing the play months in advance. Every quarter, E...

Bailey Monteith for The Easterner

EWU Theatre performs “The Tempest” with plenty of mischief and laughter

March 14, 2018

Audience members roared with laughter as the mischief and satire of “The Tempest” played out before them. Passionate acting, impeccable choreography...

Hannah McLaughlin (Kate) and right Scott Worley (Trevor)

“Bedroom Farce” Comes to EWU

April 27, 2017

EWU theater department returns with a new comedy production, “Bedroom Farce.” The new production will open on the EWU Theatre’s Main Stage May 12. ...

Meet the Cast of Avenue Q

Meet the Cast of Avenue Q

February 2, 2017

It’s like your life, only funnier

“These Shining Lives” cast strikes emotion with their performances

“These Shining Lives” cast strikes emotion with their performances

May 16, 2016

As the audience filled with tears, the lights went up and the “These Shining Lives” production came to a close. The cast illustrated the joy and tragedy...

“These Shining Lives” cast brings the 1920s to life this spring

“These Shining Lives” cast brings the 1920s to life this spring

April 22, 2016

These Shining Lives” production at EWU will replicate the tragedy that struck four historical women who started the implementation of workplace safety...

'Love's Labour's Lost: The Musical' gears up for second slate of showings

‘Love’s Labour’s Lost: The Musical’ gears up for second slate of showings

March 11, 2016

With a bong and female blow-up doll in hand, the spotlight cast upon four well-dressed men, setting the mood for Shakespeare’s abridged version of “Love’s...

“Spectre”, a default Bond film

By Chris Mudd, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

The danger with a franchise as immortal as the Bond series is falling into a boring rhythm that becomes too familiar. "Spectre" is perhaps a sign that Bond only has so many movies in him before it becomes uninteresting. "Spectre" is Daniel Craig’s fourth foray into James Bond's tuxedo, and his character remains the more dark and grounded version that I've loved since "Casino...

Eddie (Eli Drushella) and Tammy (Hannah Bancroft) interact during 'Pocatello' showing.

EWU Theater hits the heart, Pocatello does more than just entertain

November 19, 2015

Eastern’s theater presented “Pocatello,” written by Samuel D. Hunter and directed by Jadd Davis, and the new production was as captivating as it...

The 'Activity' needs to stop

The ‘Activity’ needs to stop

October 31, 2015

"The real victims weren't the tortured families in the movies, but the loyal paying audience." Joe Matthews Staff Writer

“Crimson Peak” review

October 25, 2015

Time to put your hands over your eyes, hide behind that popcorn and grab your man’s (or your lady’s) arm for comfort. At least that’s what most viewers...

‘The Martian’ hits the mark

By Joe Matthews, Staff Writer

October 11, 2015

With the finding of liquid water on Mars just a few days prior, “The Martian” couldn’t have asked for a better release date. Based on the book “The Martian” by Andy Weir, the movie tells the story of Mark Watney, a man presumed dead and consequently stranded 140 million miles away from home. Set in the near future, Watney, played by Matt Damon, was abandoned on...

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