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(Courtesy of Facebook) The Percy Jackson Musical is a fun play for young kids.

Percy Jackson Musical Outgrows Itself

January 12, 2020

To say I was excited to see "The Lightening Thief: The Percy Jackson the Musical," which débuted at the Longacre Theater this summer, would be an understatement. Like many my age, I grew up with the books,...

(Courtesy of Facebook) Slave Play explores the nuances of race and sex.

“Slave Play” Challenges Viewers

January 12, 2020

“Slave Play,” written by Jeremy O’Harris, is painful, honest and raw. After spending about a year at the New York Theater Work Shop downtown, the play came to Broadway in October. It has proved to be...

The play premiered Off-Broadway in mid-2000 and transferred to Broadway later in the year, eventually winning the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play. (Erica Scalise/The Fordham Ram)

Mimes Renders “Proof” Excellently

April 3, 2019

For four nights this past week, the Fordham Mimes and Mummers put on “Proof.”

Broadway show 'Lobby Hero' plays distinctive New Yorkers caught in a war of worlds. (Courtesy of Facebook)

‘Lobby Hero’: A Play for Every New Yorker

April 11, 2018

By Shelby Daniel There have been plenty of shows about unique characters in New York trying to find themselves, which is why the basic idea of "Lobby Hero" made me slightly hesitant to venture to se...

Theater Talk: “The Humans”

November 16, 2016

By Claire Del Sorbo With Thanksgiving on its way, going home for the holidays is something students and many other young people seem to dread. There are many things people would rather do than return to ...

The revival of “Cats” features a strong cast, but the plot remains unimpressive. (Courtesy of Wikimedia)

Praiseworthy Cast of “Cats the Musical” Cannot Salvage Plot

November 2, 2016

By Claire Del Sorbo If the Tony Awards were based on amount of ear worms instead of theatrical achievements, “Cats the Musical” would be likely to sweep this year. I can’t remember the amount of ti...

Fordham Graduate Gets Broadway Writing Credits With “In-Transit”

Fordham Graduate Gets Broadway Writing Credits With “In-Transit”

November 2, 2016

By Bailey Hosfelt “In-Transit,” Broadway’s first a cappella musical, makes its way to Circle in the Square Theatre on Nov. 10. Taking place primarily in the subway, the show is set to bring 11 New York City characters to life as each searches for personal success. ...

Saoirse Ronan stars in the new twist on a classic, the Broadway production of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible.” (Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

“The Crucible” Casted in Universal Light

April 27, 2016

By Claire Del Sorbo Many people’s recollections of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” have been reduced to sour memories of assigned readings from high school English class. However, like any play, the text is bette...

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12 Years A Slave Star Lupita Nyong’o Takes the Broadway Stage

March 30, 2016

By Claire Del Sorbo Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o tugged at the heart strings of audiences in her harrowing performance as the young slave girl, Patsey, in 12 Years a Slave. It made us weep for the former state of the world and how Africans and Afric...

“Fiddler on the Roof” on Broadway

February 24, 2016

By Claire Del Sorbo  Today’s global conflicts look eerily similar to events from the past when viewed from the right lens. It is difficult not to empathize with the millions of families displaced from countries in the Middle East due to risi...

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Experience “A Whole New World” in Aladdin the Musical

February 10, 2016

By Katherine Falzon Hop on your magic carpet and experience a “whole new world” in the Broadway musical rendition of the 1992 Disney film “Aladdin” at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Tony-award winning director and c...

School of Rock: The Musical is receiving rave reviews on Broadway. Deb Nystrom/Flickr.

School of Rock: Screen to Stage

February 3, 2016

By Claire Del Sorbo Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, celebrated composer of theatrical classics such as Evita, Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar and countless other productions, has written a...

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