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FET’s ‘Take Your Base’ in Review

FET’s ‘Take Your Base’ in Review

February 20, 2013

By JAKE KRING-SCHREIFELS Little League baseball has always been a great subject for the medium of film, but it turns out its comedic appeal can be just as enticing on the stage. “Take Your Base,” the latest Black...

TOP Brings Classical Theatre to Fordham

February 6, 2013

Filed under Culture, Theatre

By DANIELLE GARRAND The Theatrical Outreach Program (TOP) has been an official Fordham club only since the fall of 2010, but in the past three years they have made an invaluable contribution to the Fordham and Bronx communities. TOP’s mission statement is “to bring classic works of theatre to students of the Bronx community as well as the Fordham community” according to its OrgSync page, but it is not as easy as i...

On-Campus Performances Spring 2013

January 30, 2013

Filed under Culture, Style, Theatre

By VANESSA AGOVIDA CONTRIBUTING WRITER When it comes to price and location, you can’t beat on-campus entertainment. Though Fordham students should take advantage of the city’s cultural offerings, supporting the performers among us is not only economically practical, but a great way to reward the hard work of their peers. The talent on the campus is outstanding, and it deserves an audience! This semester, resolve to...

TOP Cast Seamlessly Tells Classic Christmas Story

December 10, 2012

Filed under Culture, Theatre

By JOHN BONAZZO COPY EDITOR The Christmas season is here again, and with it the return of holiday shows.The Theatrical Outreach Program (TOP) put on a lively production of one of the classics of the genre, A Christmas Carol, in the Blackbox Theatre on Monday. Charles Dickens’ holiday perennial tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a crotchety old man severely lacking in Christmas spirit. On Christmas Eve night, ...

‘Cyrano de Bergerac’ in Review

November 14, 2012

Filed under Culture, Review, Theatre

By RICKY BORDELON ASSISTANT OPINIONS EDITOR Nose.  There, I said it. And the most famous nose in literature is back on Broadway. Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of the French classic Cyrano de Bergerac opened on Oct. 11 at the American Airlines Theatre.  This production features a new English translation from French by Ranjit Bolt, who preserves Edmund Rostand’s rhyming couplets and some of the p...

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