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Spring Showcase shows brilliance of students, new season brings fresh talent

Spring Showcase shows brilliance of students, new season brings fresh talent

Haley Peabody

February 19, 2014


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

The Performing Arts Office often host events to expose the diverse talents of Suffolk’s students, whether they are musicians, dancers, or actors. One of these is the annual Spring Showcase which featured four original, one-act shows, written, directed, and performed entirely by Suffolk students. This...

Popular book series Ender’s Game is transformed onto the big screen

Popular book series Ender’s Game is transformed onto the big screen

November 6, 2013


Filed under Arts & Culture, Theater

By: B. E. Alexander It’s official. The teen paranormal romance is dead, ushering in the new trend - teenage dystopian future blockbusters. After the horrific Reign of the Twilight Saga compelled scores of hormonally-charged fangirls into a collective frenzy at your local theater, movies about kids...

Suffolk Alumnus Michael Barra sets bar for theatre productions to come with Gotham Stage Company

Suffolk Alumnus Michael Barra sets bar for theatre productions to come with Gotham Stage Company

David Frederick

October 30, 2013


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Media executive Michael Barra is a former Suffolk University finance major who has come far in the theatre world. From working with independent troupes like the Gotham Stage Company to conglomerates like Disney, he truly has seen and worked in every single aspect of the business. Barra has now branched...

Performing arts office presents annual Fall Fest, students unite to celebrate homecoming

Performing arts office presents annual Fall Fest, students unite to celebrate homecoming

October 23, 2013


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories, Theater

By: Lucie Coppola This past Friday and Saturday evening, the performing arts office put on their annual Fall Fest performance in the C. Walsh Theater. This year's theme was set to be “Welcome Home” in honor of Suffolk’s very first Homecoming. The show was jam packed with talent, containing...

Theatre department sets off Fall Showcase

Theatre department sets off Fall Showcase

Bianca Saunders

October 16, 2013


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Featured Stories, Theater

Offering everything from tragedy and drama to comedy and romance, the Suffolk theatre department’s annual Fall Showcase brought with it a cornucopia of theatrical delights. Hosted Oct. 10-13 in the university’s studio theatre, the showcase featured four student-written and directed plays. The...

Suffolk’s Fall Showcase features wide array of student plays

Sarah A. Lokker

October 16, 2013


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Family, friends, and Suffolk students joined together this past weekend in the studio theatre of Donahue to support the theatre department as they brought the Fall Showcase to life.  This year four plays were introduced, which included Yesterday, Scalpel, Please, The Dangers of Eating Dessert Before...

Boston Ballet presents Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker

December 19, 2012


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Theater

Annie Walsh  Journal Staff As you take a seat in the Boston Opera House, the walls around you soon seem to dissolve as you enter a fantasy dream world and become enthralled in the story that comes alive through the dancers. It is said that a great performance has a touch of magic that makes it ph...

Seven Sicknesses premieres at the Modern Theatre

Seven Sicknesses premieres at the Modern Theatre

December 18, 2012


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Dan Olsen  Journal Staff A few weeks ago, Suffolk University’s Modern Theatre hosted several showings of The Seven Sicknesses performed by Suffolk’s theatre department, directed by Wesley Savick (originally by Sean Graney).  The evening included nine short plays and a dinner served at interm...

5th annual Rammys awards student work

5th annual Rammys awards student work

Ally Thibault

April 18, 2012


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Film, Theater

After last month’s call for submissions to the fifth annual Rammy Awards garnered over 150 entries to be considered in 11 different categories, students and faculty flocked to the ceremony at the Modern Theater last Thursday night to see who would win each of the honors for their work in visual communication. The...

YourWeek: clubs, arts, culture

YourWeek: clubs, arts, culture

Angela Bray

April 18, 2012


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

[Nightlife, Wed.] Get down to underground house  at Phoenix Landing as Re:Set Wednesdays welcomes the Wolf +Lamb experience. [$5, 19+] [Film, Wed.-Sun.] The 10th annual Boston International Film Festival screens films from over 30 countries at the AMC/Loews Theatre downtown. [$12/session, $75/pass]...

Your Week: Arts, Clubs, Culture

Your Week: Arts, Clubs, Culture

Angela Bray

April 11, 2012


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

This week's nightlife, theater, art, film, and music highlights. Read More »

YourWeek: city arts, clubs, culture

YourWeek: city arts, clubs, culture

Angela Bray

March 21, 2012


Filed under Arts & Culture, Boston, Music, Theater

Cool things to do this weekend!       Read More »

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