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The Suffolk Journal

‘Mr. Suffolk’ Pageant success

April 21, 2010
Filed under Theater

Article by: Cait O’Callaghan Finally, Suffolk can declare that it has a “Mister." Program Council hosted the first annual Mr. Suffolk Pageant last Wednesday, with six guys in the running, and “Mr. Wicked,” Jonathan Lang, being declared the winner. Lang, a freshman from Princeton, NJ, a...

Dance company ‘Fools’ Suffolk

Angela Bray
April 6, 2010
Filed under Campus, Theater

Article by: Angela Bray Although scheduled on April Fool’s Day, the Suffolk University Dance Company’s “Dancin’ Fools” show was no joke. Along with SUDC’s 16 acts, there were two additional guest performances: the Wicked! Hip Hop Dance Crew and the Seriously Bent Improv Comedy Troupe....

A.R.T. play ‘Lost’ on crowd

March 10, 2010
Filed under Boston, Theater

Article By: Tom Logan When one thinks of Paradise Lost, the initial image that comes to mind is that of Milton’s epic poem about the fall of Satan and mankind’s exile from the Garden of Eden. Paradise Lost by Clifford Odets is a depression-era tragedy about a family that loses everything throu...

Seriously Bent places second in Nationals

Matthew McQuaid
February 17, 2010
Filed under Campus, Theater

Article by: Matt McQuaid Improv comedy has been one of the main staples of funny business since the art form was invented.  Legendary comics such as Robin Williams and Stephen Colbert made appearances on the hit improv show Whose Line is it Anyways?, and many hit TV shows such as Reno 911! and Cur...

Theater Department presents Spring Showcase

February 10, 2010
Filed under Campus, Theater

Students present plays about life, death, and rebirth Article by: Thomas Logan This week, from Feb. 11 to Feb. 14, the Suffolk Theater Department is running its annual Spring Showcase, a chance for theater students to realize their own creative visions brought to life on stage. All of the plays are...

A Night of Ten Minute Plays

December 9, 2009
Filed under Campus, Theater

Article By: Alexander Sessa Consort and Distort: A night of Ten Minute plays was presented this past Friday and Saturday in the Donahue café. Not only did the show attract a large turnout, the audience sat intently through each short play, laughing and having an excellent time. The first of se...

Theater and a dash of murder

Alex Pearlman
November 18, 2009
Filed under Campus, Theater

Article By: Alex Pearlman Oozing charisma and just sheer adorableness, SGA President Brian LeFort makes his stage debut as Private Eye Rick Archer in the Performing Arts Office’s annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, Café Noir. Set on a Caribbean island in a small café, the play has a fi...

Theatre department celebrates its annual Fall Showcase

November 18, 2009
Filed under Boston, Theater

Article By: Shoshana Akins and Eleanor Kaufman Four Suffolk seniors are setting out to tackle the most nerve-racking task of their college careers. No, it isn’t looking for a post-college job (though look out for that one…). It is directing their very own student-run play. Suffolk’s Fall Showcase will feature these four plays,...

Guys and/or Dolls

November 4, 2009
Filed under Campus, Theater

Article By: Tom Logan The annual Suffolk Drag Show offers the chance to let loose and cross-dress for fun’s sake, while gaining a greater understanding of a culture generally viewed as on-the-fringe. Though the show got off to a slow start, the end result left the audience blown away. The professiona...

Abolition in black & white

October 28, 2009
Filed under Boston, Campus, Theater

By: Alexander Sessa It is well known that Boston was home to abolitionism for one hundred years before slavery was abolished in the United States.  Those sentiments were returned to the city Friday night when The Underground Railway Theater presented a reading from a new play at the C. Walsh Theater ...

Hilarious satire meets fairy tail

Marissa Holt
October 28, 2009
Filed under Campus, Theater

By: Marissa Holt Holding true to the commedia dell’arte form of theatre, an adaptation of The Green Bird was presented by the Suffolk University Theatre Department. Directed by Wes Savick and running close to two hours, this production was free and had smiles glued on the faces of audience members well after the performance ended. When int...

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