‘Novio Boy’ brings love, laughter, community to stage

Auditions set for Sept. 7 and 8 Sometimes, laughter is the best medicine — and that’s what Michele Van Hessen, theater instructor at Seward County Community College, is counting on as she looks ahead to the college’s fall play. “Novio Boy,” a bilingual, bicultural comedy by Gary Soto, tells the story of a young man’s first…

Star Trek meets Shakespeare in spring musical

The SCCC/ATS spring musical “Return to the Forbidden Planet” entertained audiences April 23, 24, and 25, 2015, in the Showcase Theatre with a mixture of Shakespeare and classic rock ’n’ roll. “Put Shakespeare and Star Trek together and you could not go wrong,” Director Gloria Goodwin said, adding that the cast and crew for the…