Theatre

SJU Theatre Company Presents “An Enemy of the People”

02/08/2013

The SJU Theatre Company will present Arthur Miller's adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, opening Thursday, Feb. 14, and running through Sunday, Feb. 24.


SJU Theatre Company Springs into 85th Season with "Spring Awakening"

09/27/2012

PHILADELPHIA (Sept. 27, 2012) - The SJU Theatre Company is set to begin its 85th anniversary season with a production of the gripping musical Spring Awakening, which opens Thursday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre and runs through Sunday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m. Performances continue Oct. 18-20.


Can Current Christmas Cinema Match the Holiday Classics?

11/02/2007

As the public flips its calendars from October to November, December remains only one thin calendar page away, which means movie studios begin rolling out their holiday releases within the next several weeks. The question of whether or not these new Yuletide pictures will ever match up to the classics of old remains to be seen, but some films have a better chance than others, based on a number of factors.


SJU Theatre Company Relaunches with 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

09/23/2011

PHILADELPHIA (September 23, 2011) – To kick off its first official season as the SJU Theatre Company, the former Saint Joseph’s University’s Cap & Bells Dramatic Arts Society will stage Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar. The show opens Thursday, Sept. 29, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 9.


'Grease' is the Word for Cap and Bells

10/28/2009

Students at Saint Joseph's University will trade in hip-hop and sneakers for the Stroll and saddle shoes this November as Cap and Bells Dramatic Arts Society presents Grease. The show opens Thursday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre, and runs through Sunday, Nov. 15.


Cap & Bells to Present ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’

02/10/2011

PHILADELPHIA (Feb. 9, 2011)—Mobile technology has taken over our lives. From status updates to social check-ins, it seems that there’s nothing we can’t accomplish with our phones. But how does our constant digital connection to others affect the way we exit this world? Saint Joseph's University’s Cap & Bells Dramatic Arts Society explores this question in Dead Man’s Cell Phone, the second production of its 83rd season. The show opens on Thursday, Feb.


A New Voice at the New School: Baritone Vocalist Aims for Opera Career

05/09/2012

<p>Asked to name his favorite opera, senior classics major Jonathan Mortensen &rsquo;12 at first shakes his head, daunted by the magnitude of the question. But then he settles.</p> <p>&ldquo;It has to be Otello,&rdquo; he says, referring to Giuseppe Verdi&rsquo;s four-act work based on Shakespeare&rsquo;s Othello. &ldquo;Specifically the character Iago. It&rsquo;s the best bass role.&rdquo;</p>


SJU Theater Company to Present Mark Twain's "Is He Dead?"

04/26/2012

<p>The SJU Theatre Company will be the first college or professional group in Philadelphia to present Is He Dead?, a comedy recently rediscovered from the archives of legendary American humorist Mark Twain. The show runs in Bluett Theatre for only one week, Wednesday, April 18 through Sunday April 22.</p>


SJU Theater Company to Present 'Miss Saigon'

02/07/2012

<p>The Saint Joseph&rsquo;s University Theatre Company is turning up the heat this winter with a performance of the musical&nbsp;<em style="border-style: initial; border-color: initial; ">Miss Saigon</em>. The show opens Thursday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. in Bluett Theatre, and runs through Sunday, Feb. 26.</p>


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