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Collins Hall is beloved by many at Fordham. (Courtesy of Ryan Di Corpo)

Collins Hall: Far in Distance, Close in Heart

March 25, 2020

As I search for a new space to write, I can’t help but reflect on why Collins is my sanctuary.

Tom Cobb and Lily Ochs performs in the Mimes production of

Mimes Investigate Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot”

March 21, 2018

By Ryan Di Corpo The Lord Chamberlain condemned its language. Sir John Gielgud labeled it “a load of old rubbish.” Norman Mailer referred to its disciples as “intellectual snobs of undue ambition.” Kenneth Ty...

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Casting Call Preserves Spirit of “Hamilton”

April 6, 2016

By Kathryn Wolper Late last week, a casting call for the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” drew attention and criticism. The casting call sought “nonwhite men and women” to audition for parts in the historical hip-...

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...

The Little Prince: An Escape from Reality

The Little Prince: An Escape from Reality

October 21, 2015

By Claire Del Sorbo For the past few weeks, most students at Fordham have been saddled with midterms. Spending hours upon hours in the library and endlessly studying has no doubt plagued the student body...

Theater Time: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Theater Time: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

September 16, 2015

By Claire Del Sorbo From March 2014 to September 2015, Michael Mayer’s revival of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” played for over 1,000 performances at the Belasco Theater. The musical, which closed thi...

FET Profile: A Passion for Theater Outside of Fordham

FET Profile: A Passion for Theater Outside of Fordham

March 25, 2015

By Alyssa Opdyke Michelle Corr is Fordham’s fieriest member of the theater community- and it’s not just because of her crimson mane. Michelle and I sat down at our local Panera Bread over spring ...

Feminist Playwright's Festival Addresses Social Stereotypes

Feminist Playwright’s Festival Addresses Social Stereotypes

March 11, 2015

By Amanda Giglio As Sunday was International Women’s Day, it seems fitting that Women’s Empowerment’s Feminist Playwright’s Festival was this past weekend. Consisting of three one act plays, e...

Can Other Genres Thrive on Broadway?

Can Other Genres Thrive on Broadway?

January 28, 2015

By Richard Bordelon This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to see a preview performance of Hamilton at the Public Theater, which stars composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, as the title character. Hamilton, like ...

Historical Theater Now the Bronx’s Best New Music Venue

November 14, 2012

By DEVON SHERIDAN ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR Four blocks from scenic Rose Hill, Fordham Road intersects with Grand Concourse in the northwest Bronx. Nowadays a hub of bustling shoppers and bargain store franchises, the Fordham Road and Grand Concourse intersection was once at the heart of a mostly residential, middle-class New York City neighborhood and a popular source of metropolitan culture and weekend entertainment fo...

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