Tags:  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.



Thu Sep 27, 2012
Student's costuming to conjure era of super-sleuth 'Sherlock Holmes'

A student’s passion for costume design will help thrust audience members into a tangled web of 19th century danger and intrigue for the SUNY Oswego production of “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure.”



Tue Sep 18, 2012
SUNY Oswego to present taut, rapid-fire 'Sherlock Holmes'

Fast-paced suspense and intrigue will greet theatregoers for SUNY Oswego’s “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” as a student cast and veteran director bring to life the brilliant detective, his sidekick and a savvy love interest.



Thu Jul 19, 2012
SUNY Oswego communications win APEX honors

SUNY Oswego’s annual report, online alumni magazine and a video promoting the college production of “Grease” recently won recognition in the 2012 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence.



Mon Apr 23, 2012
'Much Ado' noting second weekend

SUNY Oswego’s theatre presentation of the comedy “Much Ado About Nothing,” will run for a second and final weekend at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 28, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29, in Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre.



Fri Apr 06, 2012
Set designers to evoke Renaissance Italy for 'Much Ado'

Renaissance Italy will come alive as the SUNY Oswego theatre department presents Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” previewing at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 19, and opening at 8 p.m. April 20 in Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre.



Thu Mar 08, 2012
150 years of fashions to highlight 'A Fashionable High Tea'

SUNY Oswego theatre students and community members will model popular fashions through the decades—starting with the 1860s—in a sesquicentennial event titled “A Fashionable High Tea” on Saturday, March 24.



Thu Feb 09, 2012
SUNY Oswego's founder to come alive in word and song

The travails and triumphs of Edward Austin Sheldon, who founded what is now known as SUNY Oswego, will come to life when a famous alumna and four students present excerpts of his autobiography, letters and favorite music in “Speaking of Sheldon …” on Feb. 25 and 26.



Fri Oct 28, 2011
Students to stage satirical comedy 'As Bees in Honey Drown'

This year’s student honors theatre production will explore the harsh realities of existence and the pathway to trust and self-transformation through the satirical play “As Bees in Honey Drown” Nov. 15 to 20 in Tyler Hall’s lab theatre.



Fri Sep 30, 2011
'Spelling Bee' set to deliver musical comedy

The overeager, the painfully shy and the coldly calculating are among the quirky ranks of competitors in SUNY Oswego’s “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”



Mon Sep 26, 2011
Musical numbers key to SUNY Oswego's 'Spelling Bee'

SUNY Oswego’s “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” aims to spell out a good time for fans of contemporary musical theatre while adding a comic flair.



Fri Sep 16, 2011
'Spelling Bee' musical comedy to explore surviving childhood

The autumn play at SUNY Oswego will spell f-u-n as the theatre and music departments present what director Mark Cole calls the “tuneful, joyful and wildly comical” musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”



Fri Mar 18, 2011
Acrobatic, energetic actors to ignite 'Grease'

The enduring hit musical “Grease” transports audiences to the ‘50s for the first three weekends in April at SUNY Oswego’s Waterman Theatre, with acrobatic dancing, harmonic singing and energetic acting.



Thu Feb 10, 2011
Students to stage readings of winning 10-page plays

The winners of SUNY Oswego’s 18th annual New Voices playwriting competition will showcase their 10-page works Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 19 and 20, in staged readings.



Mon Jan 24, 2011
Pianist, dramatic narrator to team for '1920s Paris' performance

The evocative tones of Robert Auler, SUNY Oswego pianist and associate professor of music, and the dramatic narration of theatre professor Mark Cole will make Paris in the 1920s come alive in a Faculty Artist Series performance on Sunday, Feb. 6.



Wed Jan 19, 2011
Professor's new book examines portrayal of presidents on stage

Dr. Bruce Altschuler exhaustively researched 100 performances of about 50 plays—from obscure to wildly successful—for a recently published book devoted to depictions of U.S. presidents in the theatre.



Wed Oct 27, 2010
Student-directed 'Underpants' to show at SUNY Oswego

SUNY Oswego’s annual student honors production will display the farcical fare of “The Underpants,” opening at 8 p.m. Nov. 17 in Tyler Hall’s lab theatre.



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