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DePaul alum directs new play “The Burials”

DePaul alum directs new play “The Burials”

Pat Mullane

September 25, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

In the spring of 2006, then DePaul theater student and studying playwright, Caitlin Parrish was premiering her play “Echo Boom” at DePaul as part of The Theatre School’s New Playwrights Series.  Inspired by the Greek tragedy “Antigone,” “Echo Boom” followed a high school valedictorian na...

DePaul student comedians produce stand-up show, Undergrad Underground

DePaul student comedians produce stand-up show, Undergrad Underground

Pat Mullane

September 25, 2016


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For most attendees, there may not be much to say about the Playground Theater. Read More »...

For the price of a “Hamilton” ticket, here are some of the best shows to see in the city

For the price of a “Hamilton” ticket, here are some of the best shows to see in the city

Leah Hasdan

September 25, 2016


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The nation’s most esteemed theatre production is arriving to Chicago and not even a half-priced ticket — which typically entails a disrupted view of a pole in your face and the second floor ceiling caving in on your peripheries — is going to give you a shot at seeing “Hamilton.” Read More »...

DePaul students find a second home at The Second City

DePaul students find a second home at The Second City

Rachel Hinton

September 19, 2016


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Making people laugh is no easy feat. Read More »

New group DePaul Shakespeare Organization celebrates playwright

New group DePaul Shakespeare Organization celebrates playwright

Rachel Hinton

May 8, 2016


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In William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” the titular character pronounces that the play is the setting wherein he’ll catch the conscience of the murderous king, his uncle. Though the line shows Hamlet’s intent, it’s also a nice segue.  Read More »...

DePaul students direct performance at Bernhard Moos Elementary School

DePaul students direct performance at Bernhard Moos Elementary School

Michael Schmidt

May 7, 2016


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Six DePaul students are directing a children’s theater performance at Bernhard Moos Elementary School in Humboldt Park, to be performed for the families in early June. Read More »...

‘The Misanthrope,’ and its costumes, shine

‘The Misanthrope,’ and its costumes, shine

Nina Gaulin

April 22, 2016


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“The Misanthrope,” which opened April 15 at The Theatre School, puts a modern spin on a timeless aspect of humanity: our social world. The play was originally written by Moliere in 1666, and directed by DePaul graduate student Brian Balcom. Through a fluid blend of today’s world with Moliere’...

‘The Misanthrope’ to open at The Theatre School

‘The Misanthrope’ to open at The Theatre School

Nina Gaulin

April 9, 2016


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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


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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


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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


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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.  ...

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