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Bring your own P(rop)ineapple Johnny’s Improv Club

Bring your own P(rop)ineapple Johnny’s Improv Club

Kelly Adkins, Student Life Editor September 28, 2021

It all started with a pineapple and a dash of imagination. After being created on a whim by close friends on a pre-COVID campus, Pineapple Johnny’s Improv Club has roughly doubled its members since...

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The theater program is back and ready to perform

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor September 21, 2021

The university theater club is back. This year, they are preparing for their show “Head Over Heels,” a jukebox comedy musical with music and lyrics by legendary rock band, The Go-Go’s. The show will...

Students perform in
“Melancholy” in 2019

What’s the Theater Program Doing During COVID?

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor September 28, 2020

COVID-19 has made it difficult for live theater to make its comeback, prefacing what the future of professional theater will look like as of now. As the university continues to uphold its social distancing...

The Move from Theatre to Tablet: How Traditional Theatre Viewing has Changed

The Move from Theatre to Tablet: How Traditional Theatre Viewing has Changed

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor August 31, 2020

Because of COVID-19, Broadway theaters have been tentatively shut down through January 2021 amid New York’s Phase 2 reopening plan, which prompted other theatres to go “dark “ all across the country. These...

Theater Arts Courses Cut Short by COVID-19

Theater Arts Courses Cut Short by COVID-19

Ariana Lasher, Staff Writer May 6, 2020

Although all classes and lectures have made the switch to Zoom virtual learning, not everyone is having an easy transition. Some majors, such as theater arts, have students struggling more to return to...

Students Showcase Their Work in the Student New Works Festival

Students Showcase Their Work in the Student New Works Festival

Francesca Fontanez, Staff Writer April 27, 2018

Two semesters’ worth of collaboration and dedication paid off for the University of New Haven students involved in the biennial Student New Works Festival, a student created short play festival. Starting...

“The Trojan Women” Resonates with #MeToo

“The Trojan Women” Resonates with #MeToo

Karina Krul , Student Life Editor February 28, 2018

“The Trojan Women” opens this Wednesday (Feb. 28) and relates largely to the recently growing #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. Steve Luber, theater coordinator and director of the play, chose the...

Thank You, Theater Program

Thank You, Theater Program

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer November 22, 2017

Anyone who knows me, knows that I love theater. In any given situation requiring a fun fact, mine usually has to do with the amount of Broadway shows I’ve seen. I have a preference for musicals, but...

A Chorus Line 101

“A Chorus Line” 101

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer November 9, 2017

A Chorus Line is one of the most well-known, well-loved and successful American musicals of all time. Winner of nine Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1976, A Chorus Line set a precedent for...

Theater Club Holds Short Play Festival

Theater Club Holds Short Play Festival

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor October 17, 2017

The Theater Club paid tribute to Anton Chekov, a Russian playwright and short story writer, with their Short Play Festival, on October 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Bucknall Theater. The members of the Theater...

Local Fall Theater Preview

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer September 28, 2017

Connecticut has an extremely rich theater scene, partly because of its proximity to New York City and the bright lights of Broadway. Broadway national tours tend to make stops somewhere in the central...

All The World’s a Stage…

Kaitlin Mahar April 27, 2016

Upon stepping into Bucknall Theater for the University of New Haven Theater Department’s production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, which ran from April 21-23, one almost wonders if they are...

A Lesson in Escuela

Gabby Nowicki April 13, 2016

Escuela was recently playing at the Yale Repertory Theatre called “No Boundaries.” It was in the Iseman Theatre off Chapel Street. The play was written and directed by Guillermo Calderon, performed...

The Maids Sweeps Audience Off Their Feet

Paul carbonella March 9, 2016

From March 2 to 6, UNH students stepped into an illusion. The set, laid bare in low light as Erik Satie’s Gymnopédies danced along quietly, held the air of impossible perfection—a place too clean,...

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