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Kent States School of Theatre and Dance presents Disneys Freaky Friday the Musical

Kent State’s School of Theatre and Dance presents Disney’s Freaky Friday the Musical

Abigail Forbes TV2 Reporter February 25, 2022

From the E. Turner Stump Theatre, the School of Theatre and Dance presents Disney' Freaky Friday the Musical. More information can be found at:

Kent State University school of theater and dance students prepare for the upcoming production of the musical Freaky Friday which runs Feb. 25- Mar. 6. 

Kent to stage production of ‘Freaky Friday’

Brianna Phillips Reporter February 8, 2022

Kent students are bringing live theater back on campus later this month with a musical production based on the popular novel and Disney movie, “Freaky Friday.” Directed by Eric van Baars, School...

OPINION: I am tired of Hollywood’s unoriginality

Audra McClain Opinion Writer March 21, 2021

Dear Hollywood, please stop making remakes and reboots. The reviews of every movie and television show often read a little something like this, “This show was fantastic, I’ve never seen anything like...

OPINION: Should the internet be regulated for our and others’ own safety?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 17, 2021

In the past, or, to put it more directly, back when I wasn’t even an idea, the internet was an expansive canvas for people to use as a tool to reach and talk to others. This includes early precursors...

“Beauty, Fate and Envy,” one of the designs created by senior Phoebe Takeda, was showcased Sunday evening at the Student Center Ballroom. Seventeen students participated in this year’s “Disney’s Good vs. Evil” theme. Emily Rinehardt won the grand prize with her designs of “Sailors Warning.” Rinehardt’s designs were inspired by Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean.

Rock the Runway brings Disney to Kent

Abigail Miller March 4, 2018

Pirates, princesses and spotted dogs kept the audience entranced at the 14th annual Rock the Runway fashion show.  For this year, students designed three cohesive outfits that coordinated with the show’s...

3/22/17 Beauty and the Beast poster

REVIEW: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ magically retells classic tale

Michael Nied March 21, 2017

Following in the footsteps of “Alice in Wonderland,” “Cinderella” and “The Jungle Book,” “Beauty and the Beast” is the latest Disney film to receive the live-action remake treatment.From...

Photo via Kent Movie Plaza Facebook.

‘Beauty and the Beast’ characters greet fans at Kent Plaza Theatres

Madeline Crandall March 19, 2017

Moviegoers' experience went beyond the big screen at Kent Plaza Theatres Saturday. Fans were greeted with an opportunity to meet characters from Disney's live action remake of "Beauty and the Beast," which...

(From the left) Laura King, Victoria Piering, Samantha Peirce, Raegan Bishop, Michela Rocco.

Kent State students experience a magical internship

Danielle Johnson February 3, 2017

Kent State students have the opportunity every year to intern at "the most magical place on Earth:" Walt Disney Resorts.Students in any major can apply for the semester long internship because there are...

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Katherine’s Flick Pick: ‘The Princess and the Frog’

Katherine Nix March 19, 2014

I get that I’m 20 years old and I shouldn’t live my life based on a cartoon or want to have my life be a cartoon, but this movie makes me 5 years old again, and 5-year-old me really wants her life...

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Katherine’s Flick Pick: ‘Enchanted’

Katherine Nix March 5, 2014

Over the last several years, Disney has begun to make their heroines in princess films go-getters and in control their destiny rather than the damsels in distress that we all grew up with. Tiana from “Princess...

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Katherine’s Flick Pick: ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Katherine Nix January 22, 2014

I am a complete Disney maniac. I know all of the classics by heart, and this animated movie started it all.Growing up, I wasn’t threatened with groundings or my parents withholding dessert. Those threats...

Joyce Ng is senior English major and a columnist for the Daily Kent Stater. She can be reached at

Opinion: Rethinking our standards of beauty

Joyce Ng January 13, 2014

While spending some time with family friends this winter break, their thirteen and fifteen-year-old teenage daughters bombarded me with music videos from “Frozen.” “Anna is so cute,” they both...

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