AU Live

Behind the scenes of ‘Bus Stop’

By Lindsay Cameron

October 11, 2012

Act I. “Lights up,” Emily Plank said into the microphone bud on her headset.  The audience is quiet. The lights fade on to reveal character Grace, played by Johanna Regan, trying to call out on a 1950s spiral-cord phone that is mounted to the wall behind the counter of Grace’s Diner.  No luck. The t...

Bus Stop charms with humor, heart

By Megan Wise

October 4, 2012

This review contains spoilers. Ashland’s Theatre Department of Bus Stop was the perfect remedy to escape for a few hours and be transported back to the 1950s. Walking into the Studio Theatre, I found myself in an old-style diner where vibes of relaxation bounced off the walls. Oldies songs filled the theatre ...

Dynamic duo to star in upcoming play

By Melanie Sudar

September 20, 2012

It’s 1950. Raging winds and snow force a bus to stop at a diner, where strangers must interact with each other. From cowboys to alcoholic professors and singers to sheriffs, Ashland University’s newest production of “Bus Stop” encompasses funny, touching, sad and happy moments. Two of the producti...