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Theatre School’s “Into The Woods” dreams big

Theatre School’s “Into The Woods” dreams big

Carina Smith

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

The iconic musical “Into the Woods” made its debut show at the Fullerton Stage at The Theatre School on Nov. 3, and DePaul’s production blew Cinderella out of her slippers. Read More »...

New play explores a love triangle’s quest to save a beloved museum

New play explores a love triangle’s quest to save a beloved museum

Hector Cervantes

October 23, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

A new play called “Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England” opens at the Healy Theatre of DePaul on Oct. 20 and runs through Oct. 29. Read More »...

‘Eurydice’ to open at The Theatre School

‘Eurydice’ to open at The Theatre School

Taylor Ashmore

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life

The DePaul Theatre Company is tackling its newest challenge in its performance of the play “Eurydice.” “Eurydice,” written by Sarah Ruhl, is based off of the Greek myth of Orpheus and covers serious topics including love, family, and death. Read More »...

Wrights of Spring festival at DePaul Theatre School celebrates work of young playwrights

Wrights of Spring festival at DePaul Theatre School celebrates work of young playwrights

Emma Rubenstein

May 17, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

The electric and innovative Wrights of Spring Festival takes place over two weeks every year, during which student scripts are explored in various forms. Read More »...

Mesmerizing performances in DePaul Theatre School’s ‘Metamorphosis’

Mesmerizing performances in DePaul Theatre School’s ‘Metamorphosis’

Emily Brandenstein

February 8, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Originally a novella by Franz Kafka, “Metamorphosis” was adapted to a stage production by London Theatre Group founder Steven Berkoff. The show’s director, Kelvin Wong, comes from The Theater School’s class of 2015, leading a cast who put on a mesmerizing performance. Read More »...

DePaul Theatre School alumni reunite in ‘Top Girls’

DePaul Theatre School alumni reunite in ‘Top Girls’

Emma Rubenstein

January 11, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

This winter, The Arc Theatre is bringing the renowned “Top Girls” written by Caryl Churchill and directed by Mark Boergers, to life. The show is saturated with talent, strong female characters and several dynamic DePaul Theatre School graduates.  Read More »...

Q&A: Wilam Tarris of ‘Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale’

Q&A: Wilam Tarris of ‘Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale’

Emma Rubenstein

December 7, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

This winter, Broadway in Chicago is bringing a new take on holiday theater to the city. Written by Dee Snider of Twister Sister and directed by Adam John Hunter, "Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale" provides a delightfully unconventional holiday production that resides between the realms o...

DePaul Theatre School’s ‘Phantom Tollbooth’ not just child’s play

DePaul Theatre School’s ‘Phantom Tollbooth’ not just child’s play

Alicya Dennison

October 19, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Amid midterm milestones, The Theatre School’s production of “The Phantom Tollbooth” sparked a refreshing upturn of emotions. The play debuted Oct. 7 at the historic Merle Reskin Theatre and will run through Nov. 15. Read More »...

Story hits home: Characters shine in DePaul Theatre School’s production of ‘In the Heights’

Story hits home: Characters shine in DePaul Theatre School’s production of  ‘In the Heights’

Grant Myatt

October 5, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

More than 700 miles separate Chicago and New York City, but the story of a tight-knit community in “In the Heights” hits close to home. Leaving for school, scholarships, grades and trying to find where you fit in are all situations college students can understand and relate to on some level. And w...

DePaul Theatre School prepares spin on Tony Award-winning musical ‘In the Heights’

DePaul Theatre School prepares spin on Tony  Award-winning musical ‘In the Heights’

Grant Myatt

September 22, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Campus News, News, Theater

[hr] [dropcap]S[/dropcap]tanding center stage, Wesley Toledo’s focus was all forward as director Lisa Portes gave him notes, while the cast of about 15 buzzed with excitement from behind. As Portes turned to walk back to her seat, his eyes began to wander looking at the set and cast behind h...

Q&A: Theatre School alum Bridget Schreiber in ‘Whaleship Essex’

Q&A: Theatre School alum Bridget Schreiber in ‘Whaleship Essex’

Emma Rubenstein

September 21, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

This fall, Shattered Globe Theatre is bringing a magnificent tale to life. “The Whaleship Essex,” written by Joe Forbrich and directed by Lou Contey, tells a story of resilience and heartbreak. Cast member and DePaul Theatre School Alumni, Bridget Schreiber, spoke with The DePaulia to provide ins...

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