The Suffolk Journal

‘Rent’ cast helps show remain timeless

The company of “Rent” gathers at center stage to strike a pose for the Boch Center Shubert Theatre at the end of a song

Morgan Hume

November 6, 2019

Although Jonathan Larson’s “Rent” is a musical reflective of the 90s, highlighting the turbulent lives of those affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the show’s themes of love and acceptance have withstood the test of time over the past two decades. “Rent” follows a group of friends over the cou...

‘Les Miserables’ brings revolution to Boston

The company of “Les Miserables” striking the final pose in “One Day More,” the last song in Act I.

Morgan Hume

April 24, 2019

From 1862, when Victor Hugo first published his novel “Les Miserables,” to today, the classic tale has been adapted into TV series, films and a musical. The timeless story of revolutionary Paris continues to captivate audiences, just like it did on April 17 at the Citizens Bank Opera House. The...

Cast of ‘A Bronx Tale’ makes the most of mediocre story writing and score

Joe Barbara in the role of “Sonny” and Frankie Leoni in the role of “Young Calogero”

Sarah Turley

April 10, 2019

“A Bronx Tale” transports audience members inside the Citizens Bank Opera House back to the 1960s, as the touring Broadway musical depicts a coming-of-age story about a young boy witnessing a murder and then spending his life helping a local gangster. The show begins with Calogero, played by Joey...

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

“Janet,” played by Alice Bryne, “Feldzieg,” played by Logan Ausmus and members of the ensemble.

Phoebe Adams and Morgan Hume

February 27, 2019

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...

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