Theater

Nov 30, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

‘On the Verge’ Traverses Time and Space, through Dec. 9

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography FIG TREE PHOTOGRAPHY Leave your space suit at home and conquer the last great unknown in heels, high buttons and pith helmets. Arcadia University Theater’s current production, On the Verge, directed by Kevin Marini, follows three female Victorian explorers into...

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Nov 26, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Newsworks: Arcadia University Theater Production 'On the Verge' Opens Nov. 29

Newsworks listed Arcadia University's upcoming theater production, On the Verge, in its Holiday Entertainment Guide. On the Verge opens Nov. 29 and runs through Dec. 9 in the MainStage Theater, Spruance Fine Arts Center. Visit the Newsworks Holiday Entertainment Guide. On the Verge is a wacky...

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Oct 15, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

The Triangle: Pilla Performs 'The Farewell' at Mandell Theater

The Triangle reported on Oct. 12 that Janet Pilla, Adjunct Professor in Arcadia's Theater Arts and Acting program, was featured in “What Makes A Masterpiece?” at Drexel University's Mandell Theater on Oct. 4. The program featured a lecture from dance performer, critic and NYU professor Deborah...

Oct 15, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Behind the Scenes: Arcadia University Theater's 'Messuggah Nuns!'

New season begins with a musical comedy. Story by Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 | Photos by Fig Tree Photography It was just 48 hours before the final tech rehearsal of Messuggah-Nuns!, and Director Mark Wade sat perched in house left, as the cast ran through several musical selections. Though Wade’s arms...

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Jul 24, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Trib Total Media: Lantz ’14 Gains Backstage Experience with Playhouse Apprenticeship

Trib Total Media reported on July 21 that  Olivia Lantz, a junior Acting major, is gaining experience backstage with an apprenticeship at Apple Hill Playhouse in Delmont, Pa., as reported by Alice T. Carter, Tribune-Review Theater critic. “I really wanted to get some other theater experience under...

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Jul 19, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Douglas ’10 Cast as Principal Actor in Delaware Shakespeare Festival

Jamal Douglas ’10 is cast as Lysander, a principal character, in the Delaware Shakespeare Festival's production of A Midsummer's Night Dream, which runs through July 28 at Rockwood Mansion Park in Wilmington, Del. The Delaware Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre company dedicated to...

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Jul 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Montgomery Media: Gonglewski Cast in Arden Theatre's 'Women in Jep'

Grace Gonglewski, Adjunct Professor of Theater Arts and Acting, appears in Women in Jep (July 5-15), the Arden Theatre Company’s inaugural production for The Writers’ Room, an innovative playwright residency program, as reported by Montgomery Media Correspondent Rita Charleston. Gonglewski, who has...

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Jul 5, 2012 JoLynne Bremmer

NJ.com: Alumna Appears on Stage at National Constitution Center

Kathryn Hummer ’08, better known in the Philadelphia theatre world as Katie Keith, was featured on NJ.com for her recent achievements both on stage and behind the scenes. Keith is currently starring in The Living News at the National Constitution Center and directing the Mainstage Center for the...

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Jun 27, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Main Line Times: Shaw ’11 Lands First Professional Role in Azuka Theatre's 'Hazard County'

Main Line Times reported on June 21 that Bailey Shaw ’11, who earned a B.F.A. in Acting from Arcadia University, is playing her first professional role as Quintin in Azuka Theatre's current production of Allison Moore's Hazard County. The production is part of the New Professionals Program, which...

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Jun 14, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Uwishunu: Azuka Theatre Hires Ryan ’11, Stage Manager of 'Hazard County'

Uwishunu recently featured Azuka Theatre’s new annual program, The New Professionals, "[which is] dedicated to showcasing the talents of recent college graduates as they prepare to enter the professional ranks." Carrie Ryan ’11 is among these recent graduates and serves as stage manager for the...

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May 2, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

An Exquisite Journey: Krafchick ’54 Revisits 'The Children's Hour,' 60 Years Later

Marcelline Krafchick ’54, Arcadia University’s first Fulbright Scholar, returned to campus to reconnect with friends, tour the new Commons student center and attend the inauguration ceremony of the 20th president of the University, Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III. A renowned literature and drama scholar,...

Apr 20, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Theater Major Diamond ‘Dares to be Brilliant’

Theater Arts and Acting major Rachel Diamond ’12 has already tasted success in the dynamic and unpredictable world of theater: performed in a professional off-West End production in London, wowed hundreds of her peers at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) and premiered...