Theater

BU’s theatre department announces 2015-2016 mainstage season

By Katie Shafsky -

The lights are down and the curtain is up on the Binghamton University theatre department’s 2015-2016 mainstage season. The four shows — “God of Carnage,” “Spring Awakening,” “Dancing at Lughnasa” and “Hamlet” — were announced last Monday after deliberation by...

Binghamton University stages ‘Orpheus’

By Odeya Pinkus -

While the story of Orpheus stayed true to the original, the setting was different. Here, the audience was transported to a village in Africa.

HPC asks tough questions in a ‘Trial of God’

By Haralambos Kasapidis -

The wanderers, who were unaware that the innkeeper and his daughter are the only Jews left in the village, stage a trial against God, where He is the defendant and must answer why he has allowed the slaughter of Jews...

Louis C.K. likes to watch rats bang

By Odeya Pinkus -

Perhaps it’s his decades of experience, or perhaps it’s just natural talent, but he manages to make magic out of the most mundane.

The Anderson Center’s curtain, lifted

By Jonathan Ortiz -

Most may argue the best seats in the house are located in the first two rows of the theater, however Casey Korchynsky, the Anderson Center’s house operations director, says otherwise.

Art imitates life in ‘A Chorus Line’

By Katie Shafsky -

“A Chorus Line” takes place during an audition, with each cast member playing a dancer who hopes to land a role in the chorus of a show. Elizabeth Mozer, an assistant professor of theater and the director of the show,...

Take the bait and enter the ‘Mousetrap’

By Rich Kersting -

The performers do a great job at keeping the ending a secret, which is probably the most important part of this kind of play. The play is famous for its twist ending and, while it takes some time to get...