The Suffolk Journal

Bending Chicago, seriously

Bending Chicago, seriously

Angela Bray

December 1, 2010

Filed under Boston, Featured Stories, Theater

Seriously Bent to compete in Chicago for third year in a row Angela Bray Journal Staff Seriously Bent, Suffolk University’s improv comedy troupe, beat Yale and Tufts to win the Chicago Improv Festival’s annual College Improv Tournament’s northeast regional finals. Seriously Bent stays funny with its...

‘Shear’-ly a great time!

Jenn Orr

October 20, 2010

Filed under Theater

Jenn Orr Journal Staff Described as “Boston’s hilarious whodunit,” Shear Madness is not your typical night at the theatre. Nor is it your typical idea of theatre, as it follows a somewhat loose script that changes with each performance. Ultimately, it is a show that just can’t seem to get ...

Love is Louder

October 7, 2010

Filed under Theater

Shannon Kirby Journal Contributor An estimated 800 students from Emerson College, an institution known for its performing arts programs, rallied in front of The Majestic Theatre in response to a planned protest of the school’s production of The Laramie Project, which, in the film medium, opene...

Sticks, hippies, and the big city

September 29, 2010

Filed under Theater

Haven Orecchio Journal Contributor The Theatre Department will be holding its annual Fall Showcase this weekend in the Studio Theater. This year, the plays featured are The Man Who Turned into a Stick by Kobo Abe, directed by Brittany Daley, 2011, and Bleed (a term to describe photographs without ...

The Journal’s Guide of.. Where to Go?

Ethan M. Long

June 3, 2010

Filed under Boston, Campus, Film, Music, Theater

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SUDC places second at NEC

Angela Bray

April 21, 2010

Filed under Campus, Theater

Article by: Angela Bray Last Sunday, the Suffolk University Dance Company (SUDC) dance competition team competed at Westfield State University for the UDA New England Championship. Among eight area college dance teams, SUDC placed second. “It was their first time ever competing, and their intent...

‘Mr. Suffolk’ Pageant success

April 21, 2010

Filed under Theater

Article by: Cait O’Callaghan Finally, Suffolk can declare that it has a “Mister." Program Council hosted the first annual Mr. Suffolk Pageant last Wednesday, with six guys in the running, and “Mr. Wicked,” Jonathan Lang, being declared the winner. Lang, a freshman from Princeton, NJ, a...

Dance company ‘Fools’ Suffolk

Angela Bray

April 6, 2010

Filed under Campus, Theater

Article by: Angela Bray Although scheduled on April Fool’s Day, the Suffolk University Dance Company’s “Dancin’ Fools” show was no joke. Along with SUDC’s 16 acts, there were two additional guest performances: the Wicked! Hip Hop Dance Crew and the Seriously Bent Improv Comedy Troupe....

A.R.T. play ‘Lost’ on crowd

March 10, 2010

Filed under Boston, Theater

Article By: Tom Logan When one thinks of Paradise Lost, the initial image that comes to mind is that of Milton’s epic poem about the fall of Satan and mankind’s exile from the Garden of Eden. Paradise Lost by Clifford Odets is a depression-era tragedy about a family that loses everything throu...

Seriously Bent places second in Nationals

Matthew McQuaid

February 17, 2010

Filed under Campus, Theater

Article by: Matt McQuaid Improv comedy has been one of the main staples of funny business since the art form was invented.  Legendary comics such as Robin Williams and Stephen Colbert made appearances on the hit improv show Whose Line is it Anyways?, and many hit TV shows such as Reno 911! and Cur...

Theater Department presents Spring Showcase

February 10, 2010

Filed under Campus, Theater

Students present plays about life, death, and rebirth Article by: Thomas Logan This week, from Feb. 11 to Feb. 14, the Suffolk Theater Department is running its annual Spring Showcase, a chance for theater students to realize their own creative visions brought to life on stage. All of the plays are...

A Night of Ten Minute Plays

December 9, 2009

Filed under Campus, Theater

Article By: Alexander Sessa Consort and Distort: A night of Ten Minute plays was presented this past Friday and Saturday in the Donahue café. Not only did the show attract a large turnout, the audience sat intently through each short play, laughing and having an excellent time. The first of se...

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