'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.
Mon Nov 24, 2014
SUNY Oswego's 'It's A Wonderful Life' to evoke golden age of radio
SUNY Oswego’s theater department will celebrate the holidays with a live “radio play” of the classic “It’s A Wonderful Life” on Dec. 5 at Pulaski’s Kallet Theater and Dec. 6 in Hewitt Union ballroom.
Wed Oct 22, 2014
'Rocky Horror' to open Halloween night
Starting on Halloween night, SUNY Oswego’s theater and music departments will present six stagings of the classic campy musical comedy “The Rocky Horror Show.”
Mon Oct 13, 2014
Acting Company taps SUNY Oswego for lead role in national project
The Acting Company has chosen SUNY Oswego as one of four lead institutions to participate in a new national performance and education initiative made up of colleges and universities, high schools and community organizations.
Fri Oct 10, 2014
'Rocky Horror' cast, crew to rock a new stage
SUNY Oswego’s theater and music departments will treat Halloween-time audiences to six performances of the campy, sci-fi horror musical “The Rocky Horror Show” in a reconfigured Hewitt Union ballroom.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
New minor to build theatrical skills for producing live events
SUNY Oswego’s theatre department is offering a new minor in live event design, which can lead to potential careers in lighting, effects, stage management, makeup, sound design and multimedia to enhance special events of all kinds.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
SUNY Oswego to revive monster musical comedy 'Young Frankenstein'
A comic spoof on the legend of Frankenstein comes to life this month as SUNY Oswego’s theatre and music departments present an adaptation based on the 1974 hit film and 2007 Broadway play “Young Frankenstein” in Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Actor alum to reprise 'A Christmas Carol' at SUNY Oswego 40 years later
Actor and SUNY Oswego alumnus Carl Whidden will present “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens—performing all of the characters himself—at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in Hewitt Union ballroom at SUNY Oswego.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Villainous trio, blind protagonist tangle in 'Wait Until Dark'
The villains in the thriller “Wait Until Dark,” SUNY Oswego’s fall student honors production, conspire to seize a drug-filled toy from a Greenwich Village apartment ... but discover the game is more complicated than expected.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Taut thriller 'Wait Until Dark' to take stage
SUNY Oswego’s student honors production of “Wait Until Dark,” playing Nov. 19 to 24 in Tyler Hall’s lab theatre, will put the audience right on top of the thriller, and that’s fine with director and senior theatre major Dana Ernest.
Mon Oct 21, 2013
'Fahrenheit 451' enters final weekend
SUNY Oswego’s production of “Fahrenheit 451” will wrap its run with three showings during Family and Friends Weekend, Oct. 25 to 27.
Fri Oct 11, 2013
'Beast Wishes' co-director to pay homage to horror aficionados
Frank Dietz—a former SUNY Oswego student, Hollywood jack-of-many-trades and award-winning filmmaker—will screen and talk about his and Trish Geiger’s documentary “Beast Wishes: The Fantastic World of Bob and Kathy Burns” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, in [NOTE: Location updated on 10/17] Room 175 of the Shineman Center.
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