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The Suffolk Journal

Actors interact with the audience using queue cards with directions.

‘It Can’t Happen Here’ tests boundaries and unites audiences at Modern Theatre

Isabella Tecchio, Journal Contributor April 16, 2024

Suffolk University's production of “It Can’t Happen Here” opened at Modern Theater  April 11 and created a hysterical show of the theatrics of American politics. Based on the political dystopian...

The cast of “Newsies” shines on stage during their production.

Suffolk PAO ‘Seizes the Day’ with ‘Newsies’

Maren Halpin, News Editor February 27, 2024

Suffolk University Performing Arts Office invited audiences to “Watch What Happens” during its three performances of “Newsies” the weekend of Feb. 22. “Newsies” tells the story of a union...

Jorge Alberto Rubio and Armando Rivera.

‘Machine Learning’ brings humanity and AI together

Shealagh Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief February 13, 2024

Central Square Theater’s newest production “Machine Learning” is bringing audiences closer than ever to the future of artificial intelligence — and taking a closer look at the fragility of parental...

The Orphans in the North American Tour of ANNIE.

‘Annie’ captures hearts at the Boch Center

Elise Coelho, Staff Writer February 11, 2024

The Tony Award-winning musical “Annie”  arrived in Boston, one of the 57 stops of their 2023-24 North American Tour, bringing many young, talented actors — and audiences — hopes for a brighter...

Students rehearse for Suffolk Universitys upcoming Spring Showcase.

Theatre Department’s Spring Showcase takes the stage in Sullivan Studio Theatre

Joseph Dimino, Staff Writer February 7, 2024

Matthew Killion and Grace Kelley are two of the student directors and writers who will be participating in Suffolk University’s Spring Showcase, taking place in the Sullivan Studio Theatre from Feb....

Boston Ballet in Mikko Nissinens The Nutcracker.

‘The Nutcracker’ waltzes into the holiday season

Julia Capraro, Editor-at-Large December 5, 2023

The Boston Ballet's Rendition of “The Nutcracker” ushered in a whimsical winter season with its Nov. 24 opening. The classic tale returns to the stage every holiday season, but this rendition proved...

Frozen takes Downtown Boston by storm

‘Frozen’ takes Downtown Boston by storm

Elise Coelho, Staff Writer October 31, 2023

The chilly season just rolled into the city, bringing with it "Frozen," the hit Broadway musical of Disney's animated blockbuster. Citizens Bank Opera House was filled with people of all ages trying to...

Ji Young Chae and Derek Dunn in Jorma Elos Bach Cello Suites.

Boston Ballet starts 60th season off strong

Julia Capraro, Editor-at-Large October 10, 2023

The Boston Ballet ushered in its 60th anniversary Oct. 5 with its annual “Fall Experience,” a showcase that exhibited the revered troop's skills across styles and genres. This year’s performance...

Mahoney performing in the musical Working the Musical.

Blind faith and bright lights: theater major on her final college act

Elise Coelho, Staff Writer October 3, 2023

Suffolk University senior Mary Mahoney has been an artist for as long as she can remember. From singing in the living room when little to acting in her first professional play this semester, theater is...

The representation of Mulan’s transformation.

Image China’s Dance Drama ‘Mulan’ dances into Wang

Julia Capraro, Editor-at-Large September 26, 2023

The Wang Theater at Boch Center welcomed the company of Image China’s Dance Drama Mulan Sept. 23-24.  The feature was a retelling of the tale of Hua Mulan, through a combination of contemporary and...

Julia Hertzberg, Elena Toppo, Michael Broadhurst, Lisa Tucker, and Mary Mahoney in Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s production of The Taming of the Shrew (2023)

Actor’s Shakespeare Project takes on classic play at Modern Theater

Elise Coelho, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

Actors' Shakespeare Project’s production of “The Taming of the Shrew” opened on Sept. 15. This is the first play of the season for ASP and Suffolk University student Mary Mahoney’s first professional...

Exclamat!on puts on wicked performance

‘Exclamat!on’ puts on wicked performance

Julia Capraro, Staff Writer April 25, 2023

Somerville Theatre hosted Suffolk University’s dance group W!CKED for their annual dance showcase “Exclamat!on Dance Exhibition” April 21. The show featured many dance groups from the Boston area,...

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