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Theatre Club Sends a Message With Musical “Cabaret”

Theatre Club Sends a Message With Musical “Cabaret”

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Student Life

After the shooting at the synagogue in Pittsburgh by a neo-Nazi, the University of New Haven theater department saw an opportunity to speak up. Bucknall Theater hosted the opening of the theater department’s performance of “Cabaret” on Wednesday. The show takes place in a small Berlin nightclub during ...

“Be More Chill” Upgrades

Angela Tricarico, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Theatre

Be More Chill, a musical with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz, is transferring to Broadway with opening night set for March 10, 2019 at the Lyceum Theater. The musical is a coming-of-age story with a sci-fi twist, based on the 2004 young-adult novel of the same name by Ned Vi...

Angels in America: The Great Work Returns

Angels in America: The Great Work Returns

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer

June 12, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Theatre

There’s a reason why playwright Tony Kushner’s 1993 masterwork Angels In America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes is known as The Great Work. It’s exactly that: great. All seven and a half hours of it. The text itself is a behemoth split into two plays meant to be performed together. When sta...

Two for the Price of One: A Twist of Lemmon

Two for the Price of One: A Twist of Lemmon

Sarah Costello, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Theatre

A memoir can tell about the life of an individual, but might not get the image across clearly. A stage performance can provide incredible flare, but requires a strong base of meaning to make it worthwhile. When you take the heartwarming, yet heartbreaking true tale of a familial relationship published in wri...

UNH PRIDE’s Cabaret 2: Electric Boogaloo

Francesca Fontanez

April 6, 2016


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

“I’m sorry, we’re already at full capacity for the evening.” This phrase and similar were relayed to numerous spectators trying to squeeze into Bucknall Theatre on Thursday, March 31, hoping to experience the University of New Haven PRIDE Club’s “Cabaret 2: Electric Boogaloo.” This...

They Tell Of Spring Returning

Angela Tricarico

October 28, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Theatre

The 2015-2016 Broadway season is shaping up to be a good one, and the Tony eligibility window is still wide open. Some shows have yet to premiere, some are in previews, and some have been drawing a lot of attention with the press. But in the revivals category, it seems nothing is more talked about...

Actress Lynn Redgrave Has Died at Age 67

The Associated Press

May 5, 2010


Filed under Entertainment, Global News, Theatre

NEW YORK – Lynn Redgrave, an introspective and independent player in her family's acting dynasty who became a 1960s sensation as the unconventional title character of Georgy Girl and later dramatized her troubled past in such one-woman stage performances as Shakespeare for My Father and Nightingale,...

Baby With the Bath Water Full of Laughs

Charlie Diguglielmo

April 21, 2010


Filed under Campus News and Events, Entertainment, Theatre

Have you ever thought your parents were bad parents or that your childhood was traumatizing? Have you ever thought that those parents aren’t fit to be parents? Have you ever just thought those types of situations were funny? If so, this past weekend’s performance of Baby with the Bath Water was definitely...

Movie Theatre Etiquette: A How To

Erin Ennis

February 23, 2010


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

Like Zack, I also went to see Shutter Island this weekend. My boyfriend and I caught an afternoon showing, grabbed our typical snacks (I have an obsession with sour patch kids), and took a seat. The theatre was unusually crowded, something that normally doesn’t bother me, and a family with a boy my...

Kennedy Festival Offers Students Opportunity

Sara McGuire

February 17, 2010


Filed under Theatre, University of New Haven

Every year, New Englanders and New Yorkers alike gather at a local university for a celebration. Only a privileged few are invited, but the opportunity to become one of those few is great. This gathering is known as region one’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. This year, the festival...

Elm City’s Revives Summer Production for Welcome Week

Sara McGuire

September 4, 2008


Filed under Campus News and Events

WEST HAVEN--The first drama production of the semester went off without a hitch last Wednesday, Aug. 27.Elm City Theater Company, a student-run theatrical group on campus, put on an encore presentation of their summer production, 1959 Pink Thunderbird. The play, which is a combination of two one-act...

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