Tag: Writing Center

Researcher Jennie Young makes case for fewer guns, less security at schools

Following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, lawmakers have been calling for more security in school. But one researcher — UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jennie Young (English, Writing Center) — says that we need to rethink how we secure our schools. She told Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Central Time” that schools […]

Prof. Young: ‘human empathy can succeed when security systems fail’

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jennifer Young (English Comp./Writing Center) spent close to a decade studying various aspects of American high school life, culminating last year in a book that questions whether high-security schools do students more harm than good. She describes her research for her book, “Rhetoric, Embodiment, and the Ethos of Surveillance: Student Bodies […]

Exit, stage right: Prof. Brian Sutton takes final bow as commencement announcer

Video Recording (Sutton is recognized at 01:04:37.) When the final graduate of the Class of 2017 made the traditional walk across the commencement stage Saturday, May 13, ended longheld UW-Green Bay tradition: Prof. Brian Sutton completed a 17-year stretch as the person who eloquently, and enthusiastically announced every graduate’s name. Sutton, whose full-time job is […]

Non-musical version of Searching for Romeo coming soon

The publishers of Brian Sutton’s Searching for Romeo (Steele Spring Stage Rights Press), will soon publish a non-musical version of the play as a companion piece to the musical version. In both versions, the main script is modest with alternative spicier material in an appendix. Sutton explains, “If Searching for Romeo is going to keep being […]

Sneak peak: Sutton’s ‘Searching for Romeo’ is featured musical for 2016/17

UW-Green Bay Theatre, Dance and Music personnel are excited to share a sneak peak into their 2016-17 line-up. “We are happy to announce that we will be producing Brian Sutton’s Searching for Romeo, which was previously produced as part of the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival. A New York Times reviewer described it as […]

Technology Square Table: Denslow talks TimeMapper this Thursday

Faculty member Kristin Denslow of the English Composition and Writing Center will be presenting at this month’s Technology Square Table on campus. She’ll talk about how her Introductory Literature students as well as her upper-level Shakespeare students have been using TimeMapper in the classroom as a learning resource. The discussion is set for this Thursday […]

Searching for Romeo actor brings Sutton’s music to SWHS concert

Music from Prof. Brian Sutton’s original musical Searching for Romeo — in the form of the song “Come and Get Me, Here I Am” — will be heard Monday, Oct. 19, at Green Bay Southwest High School. The fall choir concert, which begins at 7 p.m., will feature the various choirs performing songs from musicals, […]

‘Romeo’ rights: Press-Gazette covers Sutton’s latest play news

The Green Bay Press-Gazette has picked up Associate Prof. Brian Sutton’s latest play news — his original musical, “Searching for Romeo,” was named one of two recipients of the 2014 Stage Rights/NYMF Publishing Award from the New York Musical Theatre Festival. As we mentioned here recently, that means performance rights will be available through the […]

Rights for ‘Romeo’: Sutton’s play earns award, gets publishing/stage rights deal

We’ve got more good news to share about Associate Prof. Brian Sutton, whose original musical, “Searching for Romeo,” earned rave reviews on a national theatre festival stage earlier this year. Now “Romeo” is the recipient of a New York Musical Theatre Festival/Steele Spring Stage Rights publishing award, meaning performance rights for the play will be […]

Sutton’s show has ended, but the reviews keep on coming

We’ve got several additional reviews of Brian Sutton’s original musical, “Searching for Romeo,” which wrapped up its five-show New York Musical Theatre Festival run this past weekend. The online “Times Square Chronicles” review is mostly favorable, and its author says “Romeo” could do well as a high school, college or community theatre production now that […]