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The cast of The Orchard during the performance.

‘The Orchard’ blooms at the Emerson Paramount Center

Julia Capraro, Staff Writer November 8, 2022

The play “The Orchard” arrived at the Emerson Paramount Center on Nov. 4, bringing a classic play to a modern audience. “The Orchard” is an adaptation of the 1903 Russian play, “The Cherry...

Don your dress for PAOs Dinner Theatre

Don your dress for PAO’s Dinner Theatre

Emily Collins, Staff Writer October 19, 2022

Suffolk University students and guests are invited to dine, dance and play detective while enjoying this year’s dinner theatre production.  On Oct. 20-22, Suffolk’s Performing Arts Office will...

Seriously, Who’s Askin’? Suffolk comedy clubs collide for first ever combined show

Phoebe Adams February 5, 2020

For the first time, Suffolk University’s two comedy clubs, Seriously Bent and Who’s Askin’, combined on one stage to give students a night full of laughs, skits and plenty of improv. The show took...

Spring Showcase to premiere another collection of original student productions

Spring Showcase to premiere another collection of original student productions

Madison Suseland February 5, 2020

From Feb. 6 to 9, the Suffolk University theatre department will be hosting the annual Spring Showcase, featuring  three one-act plays that are written and directed by Suffolk students. Each show has...

Felicity Otterbein / Arts Editor

Feeling blue, seeing red

Felicity Otterbein April 11, 2018

Deep within the heart of theater lies a cavernous mine filled to the brim with boundless opportunity to poke fun at the world we live in. Dramatic and poetic irony are so deeply embedded within society...

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...

Courtesy of Nile Hawver/Nile Scot

SpeakEasy Stage Company’s restructures concept of autism in performance of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”

Kendra Huber October 25, 2017

Theatrical ambiguity allows for creative innovation to encompass a production. If done well, the audience experiences this creativity in its intended form, by means of sound, lights, script, props, and...

Felicity Otterbein / Arts Editor

Who then am I?

Felicity Otterbein April 11, 2017

For more photos from "Orlando," visit Uncovered with Flash.   Organized chaos. Perhaps one of the more ironically used oxymorons in the english language, is widely used to describe cluttered bedrooms...

Courtesy of Dan McHugh Photography

Spell it out for me

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...

By Facebook user Wrestling with Freedom

Playwright addresses ongoing American theme of hate, discrimination

Katherine Yearwood February 22, 2017

Masquerading as prominent figures from the past, the actors of “Wrestling With Freedom” carried their audience through the turbulent times of the 18th, 19th and 21st centuries in the United States...

Courtesy of Stratton McCrady

Student productions lighten the black box

Felicity Otterbein February 15, 2017

When presented with an empty and barren black box, some fail to see beyond the potential it holds. Some may look at it merely as a container to store things, others may not even give it a second glance....

Courtesy of Gretjen Helene Photography

American Repertory Theater transcends image of trans-community

Kendra Huber February 1, 2017

Imagine the surprise when arriving to a stage filled with nothing but seven empty chairs. No backdrop, no color, just plain, black chairs on a brightly lit stage, creating a sense of raw intimacy. Paul...

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