Theater

Grace Schuler would arrive at the movie early, nestling herself in the middle of the F, G or H row with a blue slushie, medium popcorn and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in tow.  Prior to …

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With a transition to online programming, March 4 marked the first virtual NEXT College Night, a program for college students through Chicago’s Lyric Opera that seeks to immerse undergraduate and graduate students in opera with …

Theater

Kalliope Bessler, a 21-year-old junior at Loyola studying theater, was taking a Shakespeare class when she was tasked with a monologue from Titania, the queen of the fairies in William Shakespeare’s  “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” …

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The Loyola Department of Performing Arts (DFPA) premiered its second theater production of the semester with “The Wolves” Oct. 24. Under the direction of Jonathan Wilson, professor of theatre and drama in Loyola’s DFPA, the …

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COVID-19 is changing the face of the entertainment industry and theater is no exception. Theaters all over the world were forced to close their doors this season as packing crowds of people into an enclosed …

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After trudging through seven months of delay, the Loyola Department of Fine and Performing Arts (DFPA) debuted its production “Scenes from the Odyssey” Saturday, Sept. 19 on Zoom. The DFPA sets a high bar for …

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Under normal circumstances, high schoolers around Chicago would be taking the stage for the spring musical and participating in the Illinois High School Musical Theater Awards (IHSMTA) right about now. But with school years cut …

Theater students had prepared all semester to perform “Scenes from the Odyssey” until the show was abruptly postponed just a week before its intended March 27 debut. Rather than wallow, the cast decided to make …