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“What the Constitution Means to Me” highlights sexism in U.S. policies

“What the Constitution Means to Me” highlights sexism in U.S. policies

Emma Nelson, Contributing Writer November 14, 2021

I had not seen a live theater performance since the initial onset of the lockdown in March 2020, and going to “What the Constitution Means to Me” was certainly a comeback. Running from Oct. 26 to...

Sophomore acting majors make DePaul debut

Sophomore acting majors make DePaul debut

P.A. Cranley, Contributing Writer November 7, 2021

The halls of the Theatre School buzzed on Oct. 30 as acting majors prepared for their fifth and final Intro to Performance show. The series began on Oct. 22 and marks the first time that the class of 2024...

The Theatre School at DePaul University, located in Lincoln Park.

DePaul theater students perform through the pandemic

Hayley DeSilva, Contributing Writer January 31, 2021

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has seemingly affected every aspect of what used to be normal life, and among those affected most is the theater community.    Broadway announced in October 2020...

The Cadillac Palace Theatre in downtown Chicago hasnt put on any shows since the pandemic began.

Future of Chicago theatre remains uncertain amid pandemic

Lauren Coates, Staff Writer September 20, 2020

Despite no significant droppage in Covid-19 cases nor any news of a vaccine becoming available any time soon, Broadway in Chicago recently announced their upcoming slate of shows for the remainder of the...

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DePaul fine arts students adjust to remote learning

Emily Reilly, Contributing Writer May 2, 2020

Due to campus lockdown, many theatre, music, CDM and other fine arts students aren’t getting the in-person aspect that is needed for success. So, how are professors trying to make classes feel the same...

Acting for a Cause organizes live readings of plays to help keep culture alive during pandemic

Acting for a Cause organizes live readings of plays to help keep culture alive during pandemic

Emma Oxnevad and Rebecca Meluch April 21, 2020

Coronavirus has undoubtedly wreaked havoc on life as we know it, leaving hordes of people jobless and uncertain of the future.  The virus has caused massive blows to the arts community, with musicians...

REVIEW: Mean Girls: The Musical not as good as the movie but still a must-see

REVIEW: ‘Mean Girls: The Musical’ not as good as the movie but still a must-see

Lauren Coates, Contributing Writer January 26, 2020

“Mean Girls: The Musical” is finishing its Chicago leg of its nationwide tour this weekend. Just days after the announcement that “Mean Girls: The Musical” would be turned into a film (a sort of...

‘Brooklyn Bridge’ elevates children’s theater by taking its audience seriously

‘Brooklyn Bridge’ elevates children’s theater by taking its audience seriously

Jessica Grekowicz, Contributing Writer January 20, 2020

The DePaul Theater School showcased the production of “Brooklyn Bridge” on Saturday, Dec. 18, presented by Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences. “Brooklyn Bridge” starts its tale...

Hamilton: The musical that turned the world upside down

‘Hamilton’: The musical that turned the world upside down

Alayne Trinko, Staff Writer January 19, 2020

After a three-year run, “Hamilton,” the Tony Award, Grammy Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical detailing the life of U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton, has closed its curtains. The contemporary...

Katherine, Ronald, Tyler and Emily ­— four of the main characters ithat “Waves” follows — sit across from eachother in a diner.  Photo by IMDB

Trey Edward Shults’ “Waves” digs into how turmoil affects relationships

John Cotter, Staff Writer October 28, 2019

Some stories feel so contemporarily fitting — at the right time, experienced in the right place — that they transcend through the screen and invite you to be a part of the story, as tragic as it may...

“The Nightmare Before Christmas” playing at Auditorium Theatre

Up next… New traditions at Auditorium Theatre

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor October 21, 2019

Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” is returning for its second year at the Auditorium Theatre on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. The Chicago Philharmonic will bring the movie to life by performing...

Blue Man Group Chicago tests new instruments, material

Blue Man Group Chicago tests new instruments, material

Lauren Coates, Contributing Writer October 13, 2019

Just one Red Line stop away from the Lincoln Park campus, the unassuming Briar Street Theatre sits nestled between nail salons and specialty restaurants. Although the building itself may be small, the...

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