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‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ hilariously takes center stage at the Modern Theatre

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ hilariously takes center stage at the Modern Theatre

Phoebe Adams and Morgan Hume

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

The Modern Theatre was taken back in time to the roaring 20’s as Suffolk University’s Performing Arts Office (PAO) put on three performances of “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a musical set inside a comedy, over the weekend. For clarification, from this point on, “The Drowsy Chaperone” will refer...

“Midnight Ride” makes light of potential global nuclear threat

“Midnight Ride” makes light of potential global nuclear threat

Amy Koczera

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Theater

Theatre is perhaps one of the most effective ways to articulate ideas and opinions, not only for the purpose of telling stories, but also to communicate powerful and political messages in a visually stimulating way. In James Carroll’s “Midnight Ride,” Carroll paints a vivid, detailed picture of Un...

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...

Modern Theatre Home to Presidential Debates and Discussion

Miles Halpine

October 11, 2012


Filed under Campus, News

Election Day is less than 30 days away, and the race is heating up more and more each day. Polls and public events are partially shaping peoples' views, but one thing more popular is the Presidential, and Vice Presidential, debates. With one down, and three to go, the debates have potential to change...

Film forum raises trafficking awareness

Film forum raises trafficking awareness

February 8, 2012


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Film, Inside the Journal

Alexa Barrios  Journal Staff Globally, 27 million people are trapped in modern day slavery, according to the Boston Initiative to Advance Human Rights (BITAHR). Of those trafficked, 79 percent are sexually exploited. Read More »...

Revitalization: Washington Street regains yet another old friend

Revitalization: Washington Street regains yet another old friend

Chelsea Szmania

November 10, 2010


Filed under Boston

Chelsea Szmania Journal Staff. The Modern Theatre looms overhead on Washington St. after being reincorporated into downtown Boston’s booming theatre district. On Friday, November 5, Suffolk held its grand opening of the Modern Theatre, a brand new addition to the campus. Read More »...

Students impressed by new Modern Theatre dorms

Gianna Carchia

September 22, 2010


Filed under Campus, News

Gianna Carchia Journal Contributor Rising ten stories above the Modern Theatre is Suffolk’s newest residence hall, featuring a beautifully restored façade and housing for 197 students. The environmentally friendly project adjoining 10 West provides an important addition to on-campus hous...

Suffolk goes for the Gold again

Alex Pearlman

February 3, 2010


Filed under Campus, News

Article by: Alex Pearlman Back in 1876, the Modern Theatre was built. Originally called the Dobson Building, it was used for two storefront showrooms and carpet storage. Then, in 1913, it was renovated and became the first movie house in Boston, as well as the site of the first installed sound ...

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