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.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
College's 'Young Frankenstein' coaxes multiple talents from cast
SUNY Oswego’s adaptation of the classic musical spoof “Young Frankenstein” brings new faces to the stage and highlights the comedic talent of the student cast, starting with a preview at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre.
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.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
$22.2M project to modernize Tyler Hall plus its theatre, gallery
SUNY Oswego’s Tyler Hall will undergo a $22.2 million rejuvenation starting this summer, welcoming campus and community about a year and a half later to a more approachable, flexible and high-tech home for the performing and fine arts.
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.
Fri Oct 11, 2013
Multimedia to add spark to 'Fahrenheit 451'
Video, still photos and sound and scene design all will work to add sizzle to the SUNY Oswego theatre department’s Oct. 17 to 19 and 25 to 27 staging of “Fahrenheit 451,” based on Ray Bradbury’s iconic book and play about censorship of the written word.
Tue Sep 24, 2013
Bradbury's dystopian 'Fahrenheit 451' to ignite SUNY Oswego stage
The SUNY Oswego theatre department starting Oct. 17 will conjure a society where addiction to technology and a book-burning decree threaten to wipe out reading and books in a play the late Ray Bradbury adapted from his award-winning novel published 60 years ago.
Wed Aug 28, 2013
Student troupe takes to stage, street at Fringe Festival in Scotland
Six students and two theatre faculty members from SUNY Oswego participated in August in the world’s largest performing arts festival, taking their production of “Desdemona, A Play About a Handkerchief” to the stages and streets of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Wed May 29, 2013
Oswego professor's new play explores web of deceit, choices
Take the wrong coat. Reach into the pocket. Pull out an enigmatic note. Plunge into a Hitchcockian web of deceit. Mix gently with suspense, desperation and song, and the ingredients for SUNY Oswego theatre professor Mark Cole’s new play emerge as “The Mandorla, or Lying to Tell the Truth.”
Tue Apr 16, 2013
'Mattress' to offer merry Renaissance romp
Princess Winnifred (Clare Bawarski) shows strong resolve to land her prince, Dauntless (Daniel Distasio), in SUNY Oswego’s production of “Once Upon a Mattress.”
Wed Mar 27, 2013
Acclaimed theatre veteran to direct 'Once Upon a Mattress'
SUNY Oswego will present “Once Upon a Mattress,” a comical spinoff of the well-known fairytale “The Princess and the Pea,” turning Waterman Theatre into a magical, eccentric kingdom in April.
Mon Mar 04, 2013
'New Voices' competition at SUNY Oswego celebrates 20 years
For the 20th consecutive year, SUNY Oswego will present dramatic readings of the winning 10-minute plays in the New Voices competition. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 9 and 10, in Tyler Hall’s lab theatre.
Wed Feb 20, 2013
'Desdemona' shakes up women's roles
Previewing Thursday, Feb. 28, and running March 1 to 3 in SUNY Oswego’s Tyler Hall lab theatre, Paula Vogel’s “Desdemona, A Play About A Handkerchief” promises to take audiences to a parallel universe for the key women in Shakespeare’s “Othello.”
Thu Feb 14, 2013
'Desdemona' reimagines roles of three Shakespearean women
It’s Desdemona redux for SUNY Oswego theatre students—this time she’s the vixen her husband thought she was—in “Desdemona, A Play About A Handkerchief” previewing Thursday, Feb. 28, and running March 1 to 3 in Tyler Hall’s lab theatre.
Thu Nov 01, 2012
Actors take on multiple comedic roles in 'Goodnight Desdemona'
SUNY Oswego’s student honors production, “Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet),” will present a challenge for the cast—four of the actors are tasked with playing more than a dozen roles in this imaginative journey through the subconscious.
Tue Oct 09, 2012
'Sherlock Holmes' ready for spotlight
The SUNY Oswego theatre department is putting together the finishing pieces of the puzzle for “Sherlock Holmes,” the start of the college’s theatre season.
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