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PAO production will turn Modern Theatre into post-apocalyptic world

PAO production will turn Modern Theatre into post-apocalyptic world

Morgan Hume

February 19, 2020

We are bonded by the songs we listen to, TV shows we watch and books we read. But how much of the pop culture we love remains after a nuclear apocalypse takes it all away? The Performing Arts Office’s (PAO) production of “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play” offers some of the answers. The show takes place...

Chamber Choir finds a place at Suffolk

Chamber Choir finds a place at Suffolk

Phoebe Adams

February 19, 2020

Amidst a diverse and growing pool of Performing Arts Office (PAO) groups at Suffolk, one of the newest additions to the talented student body is the Chamber Choir. Born out of a limited number of singing PAO groups on campus, the Suffolk Chamber Choir was formed in the fall semester by Madlynn Bard, ...

Venture blends poetry, prose and song to charm audience at open mic night

Venture blends poetry, prose and song to charm audience at open mic night

Madison Suseland

February 19, 2020

On Feb. 13, Venture literary magazine hosted an open mic night to allow aspiring creative minds to share their work with the Suffolk community. The event was held in the Poetry Center in 73 Tremont and was attended by an intimate but active audience, many of whom participated in the evening’s entertainment...

Spring Showcase perfectly blends humor and drama

Spring Showcase perfectly blends humor and drama

Madison Suseland

February 12, 2020

“Little Dog,” “Flicker” and “Rodéo,” three one-act plays written and directed by Suffolk students, hit the Sullivan Studio Theatre on Feb. 7 as part of this year’s Spring Showcase. While the shows were each different in terms of plot, setting and characters, they all drew upon common theme...

Salamander magazine slithers into another edition

Salamander magazine slithers into another edition

Abby O'Connor

February 5, 2020

When most people see the word salamander, they typically think of a lizard. What most people may not know is that these creatures are impenetrable to fire, tough and regenerative beings, which are the qualities that Suffolk’s literary magazine Salamander was founded upon. Salamander is a literary organization esta...

Student debuts play based on George Harrison

Student debuts play based on George Harrison

Morgan Hume

February 5, 2020

To Suffolk senior Alice Byrne, there was something in the way George Harrison moved her, with a lifetime of music she found inspirational enough to turn into an original play. Byrne wrote and directed “Here Comes The Moon,” which will debut at the Sullivan Studio theater on Friday as part of th...

Seriously, Who’s Askin’? Suffolk comedy clubs collide for first ever combined show

Phoebe Adams

February 5, 2020

For the first time, Suffolk University’s two comedy clubs, Seriously Bent and Who’s Askin’, combined on one stage to give students a night full of laughs, skits and plenty of improv. The show took place on Jan. 30, packing the Sawyer building’s third floor lounge despite being on a Thursday night. The two groups focus on d...

Wesley Savick: Theatre professor speaks on his experience working at Suffolk and beyond

Wesley Savick: Theatre professor speaks on his experience working at Suffolk and beyond

Sarah Lukowski

January 29, 2020

The first thing you notice when stepping into Wesley Savick’s office are the eccentric objects adorning the room including several puppets, theatre posters, stacks of books and many unique tchotchkes. The Suffolk University theatre professor enthusiastically discussed his love of puppets and recalle...

‘Doughboy’: Justin Peavey resurfaces 1920’s court drama in original play

‘Doughboy’: Justin Peavey resurfaces 1920’s court drama in original play

Morgan Hume

December 11, 2019

In 1922, 19-year-old Clarence Peters was killed by millionaire Walter Ward in New York City. After the teenager’s body was discovered, a lengthy trial and investigation emerged, capturing people’s attention from around the world. Although the case captured international attention at the time, th...

Documentary preserves past of Holocaust survivor

Documentary preserves past of Holocaust survivor

Hannah Arroyo

December 2, 2019

After Theofanis Orfanos came to America in 1957, he eventually started a family and established his own shoe shine shop in Downtown Boston. But what most people don’t know about the Arlington resident is that he’s a survivor of the Holocaust.  Last Friday, Northeastern student Emilio Guido showcased Orfanos...

Second year club is tapping into their potential

Second year club is tapping into their potential

Morgan Torre

November 20, 2019

Tip Tap Toe is approaching its second year in existence at Suffolk and has big plans in store, including its first ever club run event. In the last year, the group participated in the Performing Arts Office (PAO) Winter Concert and the PAO Springfest. Junior Casey Grosjean, president of Tip Tap Toe,...

Discussion of André Aciman’s thrilling new novel: ‘Find Me’

Discussion of André Aciman’s thrilling new novel: ‘Find Me’

Gabrielle Delgado

November 20, 2019

André Aciman spoke about his inspirations for writing, the vibrancy of setting and spontaneity during the discussion of his new novel “Find Me” at the Boston Public Library (BPL) on Sunday Nov. 10, with the Executive Arts Editor WGBH, Jared Bowen. Following his New York Times bestselling novel...

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