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Theatre Physics Christmas Radio Show

The Theatre Physics Christmas Radio Show

The Theatre Physics Christmas Show is a  Christmas-themed comedy show that capitalizes on current social constraints and transforms Theatre Physics, BLC’s annual “physical-theatre blow-out,” into a high energy voice show.  We can’t promise that there won’t be some physical comedy and sight gags (old habits are hard to break, after all), but we can promise a vocally…

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Black-Eyed Susan

Black-Eyed Susan is a comic play by Douglas Jerrold. The drama revolves around William, a sailor who returns to England to find that his wife, Susan, has fallen on hard times and is being harassed by her cruel landlord, a smuggler, and William’s superior officer. William is compelled to defend her honor, even to the point of court martial and death!

Annie Get Your Gun (2020)

Bethany’s winter musical is ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Music and lyrics by IRVING BERLIN, original book by HERBERT AND DOROTHY FIELDS, as Revised by PETER STONE. ANNIE GET YOUR GUN scored a bulls eye when it returned to Broadway in 1999,  sporting a revised libretto by Tony, Oscar and Emmy winner Peter Stone. Stone reshaped…

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The Spiritual Tragedy of Dr. Faustus (2019)

Dr. John Faustus is a brilliant but restless and embittered scholar who has reached a dead end on his relentless search for knowledge. He yearns for a deeper understanding of the universe and for a more powerful way to influence it to bring him fame and prestige. Risking everything, he conjures a demon named Mephistopheles…

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Concert Band Alumni Invitational

Concert Band Alumni Invitational with guest conductor, Wayne Lu. This event, held on September 21, 2019, was part of Bethany’s 2019 Fall Festival.

Six actors on stage perform a fairy tale mashup during Theatre Physics 26.

Theatre Physics 26 (2019)

2019 marks the BLC Theatre Department‘s 26th year of the annual Theatre Physics performances. This exercise in creative energy features a variety of short scenes of original material by Bethany students and theatre faculty written, rehearsed, and readied in three weeks. The five shows are extremely popular for all ages and fill quickly, so advance…

BLC President Gene Pfeifer delivers his address from the lecturn in Trinity Chapel during the 2019 opening service.

2019 Opening Service

This worship service officially opens the academic year and features the Concert Choir and remarks by the College Chaplain, College President, and Student Body President. Attendance is required. Event video is available on the 2019 Opening Service Chapelcast page.

Text on background, "Making the Case for the Truth of the Bible: Bringing Jesus to My Unbelieving Neighbor"

Apologetics and Worldview Seminar 2019

Making the Case for the Truth of the Bible: Bringing Jesus to My Unbelieving Neighbor June 27, 2019 at 2 p.m.  Sponsored jointly by the ELS Committee on Apologetics and the Bethany Lutheran College History Department. Schedule 2:00–2:10 p.m. Welcome 2:10–3:10 p.m. “When Your Neighbor Doesn’t Believe in Truth—Combining Apologetics and Evangelism” (Pastor David Thompson) 3:25–4:25 p.m. “Is the Old Testament Reliable?…

President Gene Pfeifer smiles at a podiium during the 2019 commencement ceremony.

2019 Spring Commencement

Spring Commencement took place on Friday, May 10, 2019, on the campus of Bethany Lutheran College. Congratulations to all the graduates! The Commencement Vespers service is held the evening before Commencement.

Fans in the stands at Franklin Rogers field for the Bethany at the Ballpark event, with the field and players visible in the background

Bethany at the Ballpark 2019

On Friday, May 3, Bethany alumni and friends gathered at Franklin Rogers Field in Mankato, Minnesota, to watch some baseball, eat some food, and enjoy a beautiful day outside.

Bethany Vikings eSports logo

eSports Kick Off Event

Bethany Lutheran College announces their plans for their varsity eSports program on April 23, 2019.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CR70yF9Fvq0

Letters to Anne of Green Gables program cover

Letters to Anne of Green Gables (2019)

Letters to Anne of Green Gables, adapted by Lydia Lonnquist and Benji Inniger, was the 2019 Spring Play, presented on April 5, 6, 7, 12, and 13. Read more about this play. This new adaptation retells the beloved stories of Anne Shirley, an orphan girl sent to an elderly brother and sister by mistake, as…

Promotional photo for Kiss Me Kate (2019)

Kiss Me Kate (2019)

Bethany’s February 2019 winter musical was Kiss Me, Kate. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Sam and Bella Spewack. Synopsis: Passions run high as leading lady Lilli Vanessi and her ex-husband, actor/director Fred Graham, battle onstage and off in a production of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew. With romance, comedy, sophistication, and behind-the-scenes high…

Posed photo of the graduating class at the 2018 Fall Commencement

2018 Fall Commencement

The 2018 Fall Commencement Ceremony was held in Trinity Chapel on December 14. Professor Andy Overn served as speaker. View photos on Facebook or view photos on Flickr. Download the Fall 2018 Commencement Program

Closeup of three women of the choir singing at the Christmas at Bethany concert in December 2018, with a Christmas tree in the background

Christmas at Bethany 2018

The Bethany Music Department presents their annual Christmas at Bethany concert in Trinity Chapel. Concert participants included the Concert Band directed by Benjamin Faugstad; the Concert Choir directed by Dennis Marzolf; and the Mary Martha Singers and Handbell Choir directed by Ann Fredrickson. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrEmLTFg6tg

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