Tags:  Theatre

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.



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.



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