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“3Sisters” pushes vitality; explores complexities of life and loss

“3Sisters” pushes vitality; explores complexities of life and loss

Felicity Otterbein

November 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Vitality. Energy. Compassion. Talent. Commitment. These are the words Doctor Marilyn Plotkins used to address the cast and crew of Suffolk University’s most recent production, “3Sisters,” when huddled around her after the curtain dropped on the shows opening night on Thursday Nov. 16. The...

Dance Company prepares for fall showcase “Revival”

Dance Company prepares for fall showcase “Revival”

Ryan Arel

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

The Suffolk University Dance Company (SUDC) will hold its fall showcase titled “Revival” on Nov. 15 to give viewers the chance to see SUDC’s talent and diversity as they showcase six of their routines. The show marks the group’s first major show since Suffolk Weekend in October. The group has perfor...

Suffolk Theatre department explores intricacies of shared grief in Anton Chekhov’s “3Sisters”

Suffolk Theatre department explores intricacies of shared grief in Anton Chekhov’s “3Sisters”

Juliana Tuozzola

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Disappointment, despair and discovery- a play written over a century ago by Anton Chekhov has been reimagined by director Robert Kropf. The Suffolk University Theatre Department has worked diligently to bring Kropf’s adaptation of “3Sisters” to life. The play follows the story of three sisters in t...

Suffolk Spotlight Series comes “ALIVE” in latest installment

Michael MacRae

November 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

The latest installment of the Suffolk University Theatre Department’s Spotlight Series opened its doors for a one-night-only nightclub experience this past Friday. ALIVE 2017 is written and directed by senior theatre major Jake Mariño. ALIVE had a fantastic, energized cast of theatre majors: sophomor...

Ramifications reverberate across Boston

Ramifications reverberate across Boston

Ryan Arel

October 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Music

The Ramifications, one of two a cappella groups at Suffolk University, perform further than the borders of campus. The group has performed at renowned venues around Boston, including TD Garden, where they sang the national anthem for the Boston Celtics, the Hatch Shell at the Esplanade, the Faneuil H...

The Queens Return

The Queens Return

Juliana Tuozzola

October 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

Extravagantly bedazzled outfits, spunky wigs and fun makeup are all major ingredients to a successful and captivating drag show. All of which were present last Wednesday at the Annual Drag Show hosted by the Queer Student Union and Performing Arts Office at Suffolk University in celebration of LGBTQ hist...

In a Suffolk cafeteria, far far away…

In a Suffolk cafeteria, far far away…

Felicity Otterbein

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

In a society driven by instant gratification, it’s easy to get swept up in the dramatics and dissatisfaction when something is not put into not-so-patiently waiting hands. Such is the millennial lifestyle. Those who grew up in the digital age, so to speak, have come to rely so heavily on technol...

Fall Showcase

Fall Showcase

Felicity Otterbein

October 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

With the Sullivan Studio Theater acting as a display case for Suffolk theatre students to prove their worthiness of performance, the latest installment of Fall Showcase was nothing short of spectacular. This year, which featured work by Suffolk University’s Xenia Kamalova, Erica Wisor and Ali Maynard, th...

“Midnight Ride” makes light of potential global nuclear threat

“Midnight Ride” makes light of potential global nuclear threat

Amy Koczera

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Theatre is perhaps one of the most effective ways to articulate ideas and opinions, not only for the purpose of telling stories, but also to communicate powerful and political messages in a visually stimulating way. In James Carroll’s “Midnight Ride,” Carroll paints a vivid, detailed picture of Un...

Stage Raider

Stage Raider

Kyle Crozier

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Filled with nostalgia, action and humor, junior theatre major Justin Smith brings Lara Croft to life in an original production inspired by the critically acclaimed video game series, “Tomb Raider,” in the latest installment of the Suffolk University Spotlight Series, “A Fish Without a Bicycle.”...

Well versed: new a capella group goes soul searching

Kendra Huber

June 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Music

Suffolk University has acted as a harbor for forging bonds through their various musical organizations and clubs that have circled through generations of students. Music has always been a way to create lasting connections between people and will continue to do so. With so many possible artistic outlets,...

Film critic discusses impact of politics on cinema

Film critic discusses impact of politics on cinema

Kyle Crozier

April 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus

American television and film has been thought to mirror the political climate of the time it was originally produced. To analyze this, and predict how this may play out in the future, Pulitzer Prize winning critic for the The New York Times, Wesley Morris, spoke at Suffolk University's Modern Theatr...

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