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Much Ado about Zooming: Hub Theatre Company takes on Shakespeare

The Hub Theatre Company of Boston returned to the (virtual) stage this fall with Shakespeare’s timeless comedy
November 24, 2020

The Hub Theatre Company of Boston took on a new adaptation of Shakespeare’s play “Much Ado About Nothing” this past weekend, giving viewers the chance to get some artistic culture from the comfort...

Suffolk Theatre launches “Sputnik”

A scene in the nostalgic and colorful
November 24, 2020

Over the weekend, the Suffolk University Theatre Department (SUTD) launched “Sputnik,” a virtual festival of four student-written and directed plays. Performances took place on Nov. 19-21 over the...

Get ready for take off with Suffolk theatre’s “Sputnik”

Poster for
November 17, 2020

The Suffolk University Theatre Department (SUTD) will produce its annual fall showcase, “Sputnik,” but it looks a little different this year due to the ongoing pandemic.  COVID-19 has forced the...

To mute or not to mute: “To Gather Apart” perfectly captures the new virtual world

The cast of
October 27, 2020

Over the weekend, cast members of the Suffolk University Theatre Department came together to produce their first show of the semester, “To Gather Apart,” an online comic drama about creating relationships...

Suffolk student will direct virtual performance of ‘The Lover’

Suffolk student will direct virtual performance of 'The Lover'
April 9, 2020

There’s an old saying in theater that the show must go on, even if that means performing the show virtually over Zoom during this unprecedented period of social distancing.  Suffolk University’s...

Suffolk theatre department finds solutions to remote learning challenges

Suffolk theatre department finds solutions to remote learning challenges
March 20, 2020

Along with other colleges across the city and country, Suffolk University announced on March 12 that all classes would be taught remotely for the rest of the semester in response to concerns about the...

Hearts will shatter at the Sullivan Studio Theatre

Hearts will shatter at the Sullivan Studio Theatre
March 4, 2020

Throughout life on Earth, every human forms different relationships that can save us or destroy us. With excitement comes disappointment, with pleasure comes pain and with love comes heartbreak. The Suffolk...

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ cast sticks to tradition in lively show

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ cast sticks to tradition in lively show
March 4, 2020

Whether you’ve seen it once or 100 times, you’ll be humming the famous tunes while exiting the theater after seeing this classic musical. The touring cast of “Fiddler on the Roof” reached Boston...

UDOT lights up Suffolk during annual tech show

UDOT members step out from behind the curtain to address the crowd
March 4, 2020

When one thinks of the performing arts, it is often the singers, actors and dancers that are remembered and praised for their performance. However, the true unsung heroes of the performing arts world are...

PAO play humorously brings Simpsons family into odd post-apocalyptic setting

PAO play humorously brings Simpsons family into odd post-apocalyptic setting
February 26, 2020

This past weekend, the Performing Arts Office (PAO) debuted its version of “Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play,” playing shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening at the Modern Theatre. The play,...

PAO production will turn Modern Theatre into post-apocalyptic world

PAO production will turn Modern Theatre into post-apocalyptic world
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...

‘Detroit Red’ brilliantly showcases Malcolm X’s humble beginnings and local roots

‘Detroit Red’ brilliantly showcases Malcolm X’s humble beginnings and local roots
February 12, 2020

There wasn’t always a Malcolm X. No one regarded the youngster from Michigan, nicknamed Detroit Red, as a leader. Instead, he was another kid hustling in the streets of Boston and New York for some pocket...

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