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Celine Song’s play ‘Endlings’ dives into Harvard Square

Celine Song’s play ‘Endlings’ dives into Harvard Square

Sarah Turley

March 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

“Endlings” is the play every Bostonian is talking about right now, and rightfully so. The play, which is running at the Loeb Drama Center at the American Repertory Theater, follows the story of three Korean female divers, known as hanyeos, and Ha Young, a Korean New Yorker trying to write a play....

‘Once’ the musical tells Irish love story through powerful acoustic songs

‘Once’ the musical tells Irish love story through powerful acoustic songs

Morgan Hume

March 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Boston’s SpeakEasy Stage Company took its New England audience to Dublin on Sunday afternoon through their production of “Once” the musical at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. “Once” is based on the 2007 film of the same title. The show follows an Irish busker,...

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ hilariously takes center stage at the Modern Theatre

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ hilariously takes center stage at the Modern Theatre

Phoebe Adams and Morgan Hume

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

The Modern Theatre was taken back in time to the roaring 20’s as Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office (PAO) put on three performances of “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a musical set inside a comedy, over the weekend. For clarification, from this point on, “The Drowsy Chaperone” will refer...

Spotlight performance ‘It Takes a Village’ debuts at Sullivan Theatre

Catarina Protano

February 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Suffolk’s Sullivan Studio Theater was filled with students, professors and families on Friday night for the Spotlight performance of “It Takes a Village,” a musical directed by senior theatre major Gracie Libby and stage managed by sophomore theatre major Ross Gray. The show is a combination...

‘Spamilton’ brilliantly chaffs composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and his groundbreaking musical

‘Spamilton’ brilliantly chaffs composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and his groundbreaking musical

Morgan Hume

February 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

When “Hamilton: An American Musical,” the hip-hop musical created by and originally starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, first premiered in 2015, it quickly gained a throng of adorning fans and was labeled as a show that would change Broadway forever. Despite the large amount of praise “Hamilton” has...

Suffolk students debut three original plays at annual Spring Showcase

Suffolk students debut three original plays at annual Spring Showcase

Morgan Hume

February 16, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

The Suffolk University theatre department presented its annual Spring Showcase last weekend, which brought three unique student written and directed plays to life at the Sullivan Studio Theatre. The performance gave young playwrights and directors the chance to exhibit their work in front of a larger...

Sandglass Theater tells refugee stories through puppets

Chris Sadrnoori

February 7, 2019


Filed under Theater, World

The internationally-known Sandglass Theater, Ford Hall Forum and Suffolk University Theatre Department, told a unique and moving refugee story through a puppet show last week at Modern Theater. The cast of five members, each coming from a different background, told the stories of migrants seeking...

Carole King’s humble beginnings explored at Boston Opera House

Carole King’s humble beginnings explored at Boston Opera House

Morgan Hume and Sarah Lukowski

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Music, Theater

For decades, Carole King has been known for her sweet voice and solo albums, but few people know the story of her younger days as a songwriter, where she wrote tunes that climbed to the top of the Billboard charts before she ever stepped foot on stage. The Boston Opera House is giving audiences a glimpse...

Boston Ballet cracks open with holiday season

Boston Ballet cracks open with holiday season

Phoebe Adams and Morgan Hume

December 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Showcase, Theater

For over 100 years, “The Nutcracker” has earned its place as a Christmas favorite, often symbolizing the beginning of the holiday season. This year was no different, as the classic ballet made its way to the Boston Opera House for opening night on Nov. 29. The ballerina’s pink, flowy dresses,...

“Peter and the Starcatcher” tells another side to the classic story of “Peter Pan”

“Peter and the Starcatcher” tells another side to the classic story of “Peter Pan”

Catarina Protano

November 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Showcase, Theater

The Hub Theatre finished their 2018 season with an explosive, comical and visually impressive performance of “Peter and the Starcatcher,” originally a popular young adult novel that later did a run on Broadway. The company’s rendition has an organic and intimate quality that someone sitting in...

Suffolk professor’s original play “Loss of Breath: The Unfinished Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe” debuts Thursday at Modern Theatre

Suffolk professor’s original play “Loss of Breath: The Unfinished Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe” debuts Thursday at Modern Theatre

Ryan Arel and Morgan Hume

November 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Showcase, Theater

In a play merging the playful nature of puppets and the dark themes of Edgar Allan Poe’s work, “Loss of Breath: The Unfinished Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe” will debut at Modern Theatre on Thursday. The play was written by Suffolk Professor Wesley Savick and the first production of the pla...

Spotlight shines on Suffolk junior Peter Teutsch in original production “Twice Upon A Self”

Spotlight shines on Suffolk junior Peter Teutsch in original production “Twice Upon A Self”

Catarina Protano

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Showcase, Theater

Theatre is more than just a form of entertainment for Peter Teutsch, a junior theatre major at Suffolk University. It’s an outlet for emotion and passion that shined through in his original production “Twice Upon a Self,” which premiered in the Sullivan Studio Theater on Friday as part of the theater...

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