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“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...

“Fog x Macbeth”

Kyle Crozier

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Showcase, Theater

Witches, murders and ghosts moved throughout the fog during a performance of  “Macbeth” titled “Fog x Macbeth” at Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum. On Oct. 21, the Actors’ Shakespeare Project (ASP) held an outdoor abridged performance of the play, which was custom-staged from Migdalia Cruz’s m...

“Hamilton” brings the American Revolution home to Boston

Phoebe Adams

October 24, 2018


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

Nearly 250 years after the Boston Massacre sparked rebellion in the 13 British colonies that founded America, the American Revolution has come full circle as the Grammy and Tony award winning musical “Hamilton” made its way to the famed Boston Opera House. Pulitzer Prize winner Lin-Manuel Miranda...

Breaking Down the Bars: One Woman Show Breaks Down Mass Incarceration

Breaking Down the Bars: One Woman Show Breaks Down Mass Incarceration

Morgan Hume

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Showcase, Theater

When someone hears the word “patriot,” they probably envision a white man with an 18th century military uniform holding a rifle; an image similar to something found in a history textbook or a logo on a professional football player’s uniform. In “The Peculiar Patriot,” a one woman show written by and s...

Fall Showcase brings student productions to Sullivan Theatre

Fall Showcase brings student productions to Sullivan Theatre

Alexandria Acacia

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Campus, Theater

This past weekend the Suffolk University Theater Department presented its annual Fall Showcase, a collection of one-act plays written and directed by students to celebrate their creativity and talent. The plays touched on current events, culture, distress and death. The showcase featured three plays: ...

Mexican playwright merges conflict with theatre in play ‘The Crossing’

Mexican playwright merges conflict with theatre in play ‘The Crossing’

Ryan Arel

October 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Mexican playwright Hugo Salcedo visited Modern Theatre Tuesday evening for a live condensed reading of his play, “El viaje de los Cantores,” which roughly translates to “The Crossing,” in English. This artistic presentation vividly portrays the very real crisis happening along the U.S.-Mexican...

“Public Theatre” comeback

“Public Theatre” comeback

Morgan Hume

September 27, 2018


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

The Public Theatre in New York City strives to be a voice by and for the people, so it’s no surprise that last year’s production of Shakespeare’s classic play “Julius Caesar,” which performed free viewings in Central Park of New York City in June of 2017, included a modern, political twist. The...

Despite the spotlight, darkness shines

Despite the spotlight, darkness shines

Felicity Otterbein

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

At some point, the opportunity presents itself where years of study, research and hard work meet and the time comes for virtual reality to become reality. For some, this means taking a project off of a screen and launching it into the three-dimensional world. For others, it means taking thoughts and im...

Staging the stigma, senior thesis tackles mental illness

Staging the stigma, senior thesis tackles mental illness

Felicity Otterbein

April 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Some of the most prominent issues in society are those that we cannot see until they are dragged into the spotlight. Quite literally staging the stigma, senior english and theater double major Aria Sergany is putting forth a production geared toward mental health awareness - or the lack thereof. As h...

Feeling blue, seeing red

Feeling blue, seeing red

Felicity Otterbein

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Deep within the heart of theater lies a cavernous mine filled to the brim with boundless opportunity to poke fun at the world we live in. Dramatic and poetic irony are so deeply embedded within society that it’s become almost ritualistic to ensure the dramatics and antics of the modern world are for...

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