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‘The Misanthrope’ to open at The Theatre School

‘The Misanthrope’ to open at The Theatre School

Nina Gaulin

April 9, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

This week, The Theatre School will set French playwright and author Moliere’s “The Misanthrope” — directed by DePaul MFA student Brian Balcom — in the modern world to explore society and human nature through an insightful and fresh perspective. Read More »...

DePaul professor stars in ‘Sherlock Holmes’ play

DePaul professor stars in ‘Sherlock Holmes’ play

Erin Yarnall

February 14, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

In reality, it would probably be awful to be taught anything by Sherlock Holmes. While the fictional British detective is highly intelligent, he’s also narcissistic, can’t deal with emotions and has no empathy for others.  Read More »...

Review: Roundabout Theatre’s revival of ‘Cabaret’

Review: Roundabout Theatre’s revival of ‘Cabaret’

Nina Gaulin

February 12, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

For over 50 years, “Cabaret” has been a risqué yet enticing musical that has astounded audiences across the world with its controversial subject matter. Read More »...

‘Cabaret’ opens in Chicago Feb. 9.

‘Cabaret’ opens in Chicago Feb. 9.

Nina Gaulin

February 7, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

For musical lovers out there, the thrilling and historic “Cabaret” will be launching its national tour next week and kicking off with performances in Chicago. As part of their 50th anniversary season, Roundabout Theatre Company will be presenting Sam Mendes (“Skyfall,” “American Beauty”) and Rob Marshall’s (“Into the Woods” and ...

Theatre students participate in the Winter Lab Series

Theatre students participate in the Winter Lab Series

Ivana Rihter

February 6, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Undergraduate directors are now finding a way to make their artistic voices heard through classic stage productions that they are making their own in a theater series at DePaul, through their unique concepts, casts and plays, all hand-selected by the students participating in the Winter Lab Series.  ...

‘In the Blood’ to open at The Theatre School

‘In the Blood’ to open at The Theatre School

Erin Roux

January 24, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

“In the Blood,” written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, will be performed this month at The Theatre School. Read More »...

DePaul Theatre Union gives non-acting majors opportunities to act

DePaul Theatre Union gives non-acting majors opportunities to act

Geoff Stellfox

November 15, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

The Theatre School at DePaul has a rich history of producing some of the most talented actors and actresses, such as John C. Reilly and Gillian Anderson. Read More »...

DePaul Theatre School’s “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” explores race, identity

DePaul Theatre School’s “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” explores race, identity

Kirsten Onsgard

November 5, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

When DePaul student Bernard Gilbert walks down the street in Lincoln Park, he doesn’t always feel like he belongs. Like his character Herald Loomis and as a young African-American man, he said sometimes it is like he is in someone else’s world. Read More »...

Review: ‘The Story of a Story (The Untold Story)’

Review: ‘The Story of a Story (The Untold Story)’

Nina Gaulin

October 29, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

"The Story of a Story (The Untold Story)," presented by Underscore Theatre Company, is an inspiring and thought-provoking experience that recently hit the stage right here in Chicago.  Read More »...

Steppenwolf eerily updates dystopia with ‘1984’

Steppenwolf eerily updates dystopia with ‘1984’

Megan Deppen

October 27, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

A literary classic, maybe the one you spark-noted in high school, has come to life at Steppenwolf Theatre. This modern adaptation of George Orwell's "1984" is eerily reminiscent of life as we know it and may just convince you that Big Brother is watching. Read More »...

Springboard Theatre Company at DePaul holds 24 hour festival

Springboard Theatre Company at DePaul holds 24 hour festival

Michael Schmidt

October 26, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Springboard Theater Company, a theater group founded by DePaul students last year, held its first annual 24 Hour Play Festival on Saturday. The event included five plays, all of which written and directed by students in a 24 hour period. Read More »...

DePaul alum directs ‘My Brilliant Divorce’

DePaul alum directs ‘My Brilliant Divorce’

McKay Murphy

October 25, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

In the back of a quaint theater, Siiri Scott sat silent, watching a play unfold as an audience sat and judged her work. Read More »...

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