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The Suffolk Journal

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The Suffolk Journal

Freshman Sam Hackett performing at the event.

Singing Into the Semester, Suffolk PAO Hosts Block Party

Keely Menyhart, Journal Contributor September 25, 2022

Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office hosted a block party and open mic on Sept. 8, occupying the second and third floors of Sawyer giving students the chance to check out the arts clubs that Suffolk...

Atticus Finch (Richard Thomas) and Scout Finch (Melanie Moore) in a scene.

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ national tour takes the classic novel to new heights

Emily Beatty, Asst. Arts Editor April 19, 2022

Playwright Aaron Sorkin’s take on the classic novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee takes flight during its run at the Citizens Bank Opera House.  Boston’s best theater, previously known...

The cast and crew of Suffolk Theatres Pilgrims of the Night.

‘Pilgrims of the Night’ intertwines a series of imaginative stories

Emily Collins, Staff Writer April 12, 2022

Suffolk University’s Theatre Department took audience members on a fantastical journey with their rendition of “Pilgrims of the Night.” The show was performed by a cast of 35 students on April...

This semesters mainstage show is Pilgrims of the Night, directed by Suffolk professor Wesley Savick.

‘Pilgrims of the Night’ to celebrate the magic of storytelling

Sarah Lukowski, Arts Editor April 5, 2022

The Suffolk University Theatre Department’s spring mainstage show “Pilgrims of the Night” touches upon the feelings of isolation and hope in times of despair, all too relevant in the new “normal”...

Award-winning dancer Melissa Toogood created Butterflies Dont Write Books for Boston Ballet.

Boston Ballet celebrates female choreographers

Emily Collins, Staff Writer March 19, 2022

When it comes to ballet, women are often recognized for their work on stage and less often receive sufficient credit for their achievements or productions.  However, from March 3 to 13, Boston Ballet...

Suffolks a cappella group Ramifications performing at UDOTs annual Techstravaganza on March 4.

Suffolk Performing Arts puts UDOT talents on display

Emily Collins, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

When you sit in the audience of a Suffolk University performance, you don't always think about who gets the sound to be just right, makes sure all the performers have mics, or who lights up the stage....

Disco Donna and cast in an energetic performance of the hit Hot Stuff.

‘Summer: The Musical’ brings hot stuff to Boston

Sarah Lukowski and Emily Dempsey March 1, 2022

1970s pop sensation Donna Summer was a girl from Boston who started in a gospel choir and rose to become the disco queen. The Emerson Colonial Theatre is giving Bostonians a chance to catch a glimpse into...

The cast of Painted Alice with the playwright, Bill Donnelly after the show.

‘Painted Alice’ transforms Modern Theatre into a wonderland of color

Sarah Roberts, Journal Contributor March 1, 2022

Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Pioneer Performance Series with “Painted Alice: The Musical” over the weekend. “Painted Alice,” directed...

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of PAOs Pioneer Performance Series by seeing Painted Alice: The Musical when it comes to Modern Theatre on Feb. 24-26.

Life, art and music collide in ‘Painted Alice’

Hailey Campbell, Staff Writer February 22, 2022

Suffolk’s Performing Arts Office is revisiting a play that was first done on campus 16 years ago, but with a new musical twist. “Painted Alice” debuted as a non-musical play in 2006, having been...

Suffolk Night Live premiering Friday at Sullivan Studio Theatre located on the 11th floor of Sawyer

Suffolk senior brings her own ‘Saturday Night Live’ to campus

Nick Frieburger, Sports Editor February 15, 2022

Suffolk University senior Paige D’Ambrosio and the Suffolk University Theatre Department are bringing the famous late-night television series “Saturday Night Live” to campus, but with a twist. The...

The cast and crew of the theatre departments spring showcase, which was held Feb. 10-13 in the Sullivan Studio Theatre.

Spring showcase hits the Suffolk stage

Ashley Fairchild, Asst. Copy Editor February 15, 2022

Suffolk University’s spring showcase returned this year with three student-run and written plays. The themes of the plays mirrored one another but held space for different interpretations of grief.  The...

The Suffolk University Theatre Department will feature three original student plays on Feb. 10-13 at the Sullivan Studio Theatre.

Spring showcase features three original student plays

Sarah Lukowski, Arts Editor February 8, 2022

Punxsutawney Phil may have predicted six more weeks of winter, but the Suffolk University Theatre Department’s annual spring showcase must still go on. The showcase will feature three original student-written...

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