Hilltop Photo of the Week
Welcome to Birmingham-Southern's “Hilltop Photo of the Week” webpage and archives. Each week at this site, we'll feature a photo that depicts some aspect of life on the Hilltop campus, along with brief information about what is taking place in the Photo of the Week.
The college welcomes submissions to be considered for the Hilltop Photo of the Week. Scanned or digital photos can be e-mailed to the Office of Communications at email@example.com, or photographic prints may be sent through campus mail to Box 549004. Please limit photo submissions to those that depict some aspect of the BSC experience, and be sure to identify what is taking place in the photo, along with location and people involved.
View the Photo of the Week archive here.
Drama queens—Crimes of the Heart, Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, opened at Birmingham-Southern Oct. 6 in the College Theatre/Theatre One. Tickets are on sale for the three remaining performances: Oct. 7-8 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 9 at 2:30 p.m. At the core of the production are the dysfunctional McGrath sisters at their home in Hazlehurst, Miss., five years after Hurricane Camille. General tickets are $15; student tickets are $10.
Shown at a recent rehearsal for the production are (from left to right) Kelsey Shipley, a senior theatre major from Chattanooga, Tenn., as Lenny; Christie Connolly, a sophomore theatre major from Florence, as Babe; and Hillary Brown, a senior theatre major from Vestavia Hills, as Meg.
The play is directed by BSC Professor of Theatre Dr. Alan Litsey in collaboration with Anna Rose MacArthur, a senior theatre major from Chattanooga, who is assistant director. Students and faculty who worked with theatre design and stagecraft for the production were Jackie Cox, a junior international studies and theatre major from Chattanooga (scenic design); Caleb Grissett, a junior musical theatre major from Huntsville, and Jasha Vaughn, a senior musical theatre major from Jasper (costume design); and Nolan Martin, a junior theatre and history major from Vestavia, and BSC Professor of Theatre Matthew Mielke (lighting design).