The Suffolk Journal

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...

Student productions lighten the black box

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. On the other hand, some may look at it like a blank canvas anxiously awaiting a new masterpiece to b...

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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