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PAO play humorously brings Simpsons family into odd post-apocalyptic setting

PAO play humorously brings Simpsons family into odd post-apocalyptic setting

Phoebe Adams

February 26, 2020

This past weekend, the Performing Arts Office (PAO) debuted its version of “Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play,” playing shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening at the Modern Theatre. The play, which is loosely based on the Simpsons episode “Cape Feare,” heavily depends on viewers understandin...

PAO production will turn Modern Theatre into post-apocalyptic world

PAO production will turn Modern Theatre into post-apocalyptic world

Morgan Hume

February 19, 2020

We are bonded by the songs we listen to, TV shows we watch and books we read. But how much of the pop culture we love remains after a nuclear apocalypse takes it all away? The Performing Arts Office’s (PAO) production of “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play” offers some of the answers. The show takes place...

Thrift sale raises funds for Suffolk CARES pantry

Sale items included various winter coats

Morgan Hume

October 30, 2019

The Suffolk University Performing Arts Office (PAO) and Theatre Department teamed up last week to host their annual thrift sale event in the third floor lounge of the Sawyer building. On Oct. 23 and Oct. 24, racks of discounted clothing were set up on campus for sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. No specifi...

In a Suffolk cafeteria, far far away…

Courtesy of Dan McHugh

Felicity Otterbein

October 25, 2017

In a society driven by instant gratification, it’s easy to get swept up in the dramatics and dissatisfaction when something is not put into not-so-patiently waiting hands. Such is the millennial lifestyle. Those who grew up in the digital age, so to speak, have come to rely so heavily on technol...

Spell it out for me

Courtesy of Dan McHugh Photography

Felicity Otterbein

March 1, 2017

In a rip-roaring performance of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” Suffolk University Students earned a well-deserved standing ovation at the Modern Theater Friday night. Complete with special guests picked from the audience, amongst them was the Assistant Dean of Students at Suffolk, Joh...

Ramifications belt out alongside nation’s best voices

Courtesy of The Ramifications

Patrick Holmes

February 8, 2017

On Saturday night, Suffolk University’s a cappella group known as the Ramifications took center stage at the Berklee Performance Hall to unleash a moving set worthy of applause. As the second act out of eight to perform, they had the chance to define the beginning of the competition and give the audi...

Ramifications perform at a cappella competition

Courtesy of Betelhem Gemechu

Taylor White

October 26, 2016

The Suffolk University Ramifications performed at the 20th annual a Cappella Competition at Faneuil Hall Marketplace this past weekend, where 49 of New England's best a cappella groups competed for cash prizes and the winning title. The 14 members of the Ramifications took the stage and sang their a...

First they were salty, now they’re sweet

Courtesy of PAO

Amy Koczera

October 19, 2016

Fall Fest is known for being one of the most entertaining and creative performances put on by Suffolk’s Performing Arts Office (PAO). Among the drama that occurred at Suffolk in the last few years was the relocating of the departments that were in the Donahue and Archer buildings that were sold in 2015.

Annual drag show entertains with sass

Annual drag show entertains with sass

November 4, 2015

One of the most recent performance events held by Rainbow Alliance was the annual Drag Show. This show, especially on its yearly basis, adds to the diversity at Suffolk. Already a very LGBTQ friendly university, the drag show adds a bit of lively entertainment from the stress of classes and responsibilities...

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