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Spotlight series tackles anxiety in latest performance of “The Swimmer”

Felicity Otterbein

March 18, 2018

Art imitating life is perhaps one of the oldest techniques when approaching discussing the mounting magnitudes of depression, loss and grief. The power of theater and visual art presents the ability to see emotion take place, and process it immediately - allowing for a potential empathetic or sympath...

Spring Showcase 2018: musicals & minimalism

Spring Showcase 2018: musicals & minimalism

Juliana Sanchez

February 14, 2018

  The Spring Showcase 2018, featured “Acting 101/ Ames Room,” directed and written by Elektra Newman, and “I Enjoy Being a Girl,” a cabaret directed and choreographed by Victoria Isotti. “Acting 101/ Ames,” room represents a journey toward fulfillment and happiness, while “I Enjoy...

Spring Showcase 2018: an existential crisis, celebrating women

Spring Showcase 2018: an existential crisis, celebrating women

Felicity Otterbein

February 7, 2018

Within the theater community lies an undeniable thirst to create and suspend reality, if only for the briefest of moments. A hunger to create passionate, personable and personal content is always on the rise. At Suffolk University, this trend remains amongst its gifted theater student writers, directors and...

In a Suffolk cafeteria, far far away…

In a Suffolk cafeteria, far far away…

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...

Un-veiling new show, new talent: SU’s “Margo Veil” is hilarious, emotional, raw and a must-see

Un-veiling new show, new talent: SU’s “Margo Veil” is hilarious, emotional, raw and a must-see

Felicity Otterbein

November 16, 2016

Amidst a swirl of lights and color, Suffolk University’s latest production “Margo Veil,” held its final week of rehearsal before opening Thursday Nov. 17. at the Modern Theater. Margo  Veil, Sarah Vasilevsky,  is an aspiring actress who is in the midst of a tour of a terrible play. Coached through her life decisions by...

Fall Showcase cast spotlight on student-run performances

Nathan Espinal

October 6, 2016

The Suffolk University Fall Showcase, hosted by the Theatre Department, had the audience travel back in time to understand the present and think about the future. Three student-written and directed plays were performed in Sawyer’s new Studio Theatre.

Spotlight performance kicks off student productions

Spotlight performance kicks off student productions

James MacDonald

September 28, 2016

Suffolk University’s new studio theatre hosted its first student production on Friday, the inauguration of the new Spotlight Performances series, “Just Alright.” The show, performed in front of a full house, which included department chair Marilyn Plotkins and the play’s writer Dylan Amerena, r...

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