'Wizard of Oz' dancers to provide preview Sept. 22 at farmers' market
SUNY Oswego’s theater department will “take it to the streets,” performing a dance from the college’s fall adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at the moveable stage at Oswego Farmers’ Market on West First Street.
Thu May 12, 2016
College to open Aug. 23 'Oz' auditions for Munchkins, dancers
SUNY Oswego’s theater department invites community children and adults to audition Tuesday, Aug. 23, in Hewitt Union’s lab theater for roles as Munchkins and dancers in the fall production of “The Wizard of Oz.”
Mon Apr 18, 2016
'Space Pirates' prepare to board SUNY Oswego stage
The SUNY Oswego theater and music departments’ spring musical “Space Pirates of Planet Penzance” will open at 7:30 p.m. Friday [April 22] in Hewitt ballroom, featuring the talents of such actors as Caren Celine Morris (pictured), who plays the communication officer in the futuristic adaptation of the Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera “Pirates of Penzance.”
Thu Apr 14, 2016
Playwright Marcus Gardley to refine new Malcolm X script at Oswego
Award-winning poet-playwright Marcus Gardley will visit SUNY Oswego April 24 to 27, engaging students in the development of his play about ‘60s activist Malcolm X, whose assassination Gardley said is “shrouded in mystery.”
Tue Apr 12, 2016
Love, duty collide in futuristic musical comedy 'Space Pirates'
The SUNY Oswego theater and music departments’ presentation of “Space Pirates of Planet Penzance” will open at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, in Hewitt ballroom, transporting its musical musings on love and duty into the future.
Wed Mar 30, 2016
Swashbuckling 'Space Pirates' to rocket into future on stage
SUNY Oswego’s theater and music departments will present “Space Pirates of Planet Penzance” starting Friday, April 22, in Hewitt ballroom, launching into the future an enduring Gilbert and Sullivan musical comedy.
Tue Mar 01, 2016
Opening night nears for Agatha Christie's 'The Mousetrap'
SUNY Oswego freshman computer science major Antonio Bradley and other students help prepare the set for the 7:30 p.m. Friday (March 4) opening of “The Mousetrap,” a student honors production of the classic Agatha Christie whodunit.
Fri Feb 26, 2016
Quirky, layered characters deepen 'The Mousetrap' mystery
“The Mousetrap,” SUNY Oswego’s student honors production opening Friday, March 4, offers a character-driven play populated with legendary mystery writer Agatha Christie’s delicious inn-full of quirky characters, and the driven actors portraying them.
Tue Feb 16, 2016
Balancing suspense, hilarity provide challenge for 'The Mousetrap' director
Murder, misperception and mirth come to Monkswell Manor as SUNY Oswego’s student honors production of Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” takes the Hewitt ballroom stage in March.
Fri Nov 20, 2015
Intercultural 'The Stone Age' explores self-identity, destructive allure of drugs
“The Stone Age,” a play adapted in a multicultural collaboration of visiting scholars from India and SUNY Oswego students, faculty and staff, will take the Hewitt Union ballroom stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.
Thu Oct 08, 2015
Roaming choruses in 'The Bacchae' seek to engage audience
Chorus members will dance through the aisles and gesture to the audience as the SUNY Oswego theater season opens, premiering an adaptation of Euripides’ classic tragedy “The Bacchae” Oct. 23 and 24 and Oct. 29 to 31.
Wed Sep 23, 2015
'Bacchae,' 'Pirates of Penzance' energize new director at SUNY Oswego
A world-premiere adaptation of a classic Greek tragedy and a rousing musical comedy about a pirate apprentice who wants to retire from pirating highlight the 2015-16 SUNY Oswego theater season, laying out opportunities for Christopher Carter Sanderson, a new faculty member and veteran New York City-based director and producer.
Mon Apr 27, 2015
'Arcadia' merges past, present in two-time Tony winner
The SUNY Oswego theater department’s spring play, “Arcadia,” merges past and present in a two-time Tony-award-winning script from acclaimed British playwright Tom Stoppard, entering its second and final weekend on the stage in Hewitt Union ballroom.
Tue Apr 14, 2015
'Arcadia' student cast explores story that transcends time, themes
SUNY Oswego’s theater department will open Tom Stoppard’s “Arcadia” on Friday, April 24, offering audiences two separate casts and their interpretation of a play with highlights of humor, moments of melancholy and thought-provoking passages.
Mon Apr 06, 2015
Spring play 'Arcadia' to explore time, human frailty
The SUNY Oswego theater department will explore the fluid intersections of past and present for two weekends starting April 24 in the spring play, Tom Stoppard’s tragicomedy “Arcadia,” featuring a 19th century teenage genius and determined present-day sleuths.
Mon Mar 02, 2015
Emotions flare during games of 'Circle Mirror Transformation'
Colleen McClure (left) as Theresa reacts to Matt Smith (Schultz), while Cadi Hannold (Lauren) tries to tune out in the SUNY Oswego theater department’s spring honors production, “Circle Mirror Transformation.”
Wed Feb 25, 2015
Students experience joys, intensity of physical theater in Moscow
For 14 SUNY Oswego students, winter break brought a crash course in physical theater and Russian culture during an inspiring—and intense—three-week trip to Moscow.
Wed Feb 18, 2015
One-woman show to dramatize Tubman's evolution as abolitionist
Actor and storyteller Natalie Daise will bring her one-woman show “Becoming Harriet Tubman” to the Hewitt Union ballroom at SUNY Oswego at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, March 3 and 4.
Thu Feb 12, 2015
Henry Shikongo earns SUNY Faculty Diversity Program honor
Henry Shikongo of the SUNY Oswego theater department recently was chosen for SUNY’s prestigious Faculty Diversity Program, a three-year, salary-assistance and research award that enabled him to join the department as an assistant professor.
Mon Feb 09, 2015
'Circle Mirror Transformation' probes games, emotions
SUNY Oswego’s spring honors production, “Circle Mirror Transformation,” will key on emotions-exposing games within an acting class within the play, as it runs the last weekend in February and the first weekend in March in Hewitt Union’s lab theater.
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