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Cathleen Freedman writing in front of colorful wall

Playmaking in a Pandemic: Zoom Theater Competition

July 29, 2020

Cathleen Freedman, FCLC '22, was challenged to write a play in 12 hours for Zoom.

Art of protestors

The Role of Art During a Revolution

July 8, 2020

Art plays a fundamental role in the advancement of a revolution. By supporting BIPOC artists, audiences can do more than just consuming their art.

Two people zoom over a crowd

Saving the World, One Virtual Show at a Time

May 12, 2020

YouTube livestreaming saved the performance of the studio show “Madeline May Saves the World” after a live performance wasn’t possible.

The Art of Theater-making Through Social Distancing: An Unfinished Story

The Art of Theater-making Through Social Distancing: An Unfinished Story

April 7, 2020

Communicating across time zones has challenged staff and students in the theater department.

Fordham Mainstage Announces 2020-2021 Shows About Purpose, Identity and Determination

Fordham Mainstage Announces 2020-2021 Shows About Purpose, Identity and Determination

April 1, 2020

The 2020-2021 season’s shows will explore questions including “What is our purpose?” “What lies ahead?” and “How am I going to get through this?”

Fine Arts Classes Adapt to Online Learning

Fine Arts Classes Adapt to Online Learning

April 1, 2020

Dance, theater and visual arts students are being presented with a learning curve as their hands-on, physicality-focused classes must now fit within the framework of Zoom.

Mark Blum acts alongside Kate Burton in a 2007 production of “The Cherry Orchard” with Huntington Theatre Company in Boston, one of many shows in Blum’s storied career.

Mark Blum, Former Fordham Professor, Dies From Coronavirus

April 1, 2020

Fordham Theatre alumni and faculty reflect on the stage and screen actor, who died March 26 at 69 years old.

After completing almost the entire rehearsal process,

Writing a Movement, Directing a Retreat

March 10, 2020

Alexis Chapin reflects on a show in flux, and Isabel Edwards reflects on her final studio production

Samantha Rizzo, FCLC '22, and Jackson Lewis, FCLC '23, played the Baker's Wife and the Baker in

Splinter Group Ventures ‘Into the Woods’

March 10, 2020

Fordham Lincoln Center’s Splinter Group recently performed two nights of “Into the Woods" to enthusiastic audiences.

Beth Malone and David Aron Damane star in

Review: ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown’ Floats on a Raft of Joy

February 29, 2020

As aggressively optimistic as its title suggests, Transport Group's “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” echoes the Broadway Golden Age from which its first iteration was born.

Aaron Yoo plays a self-made detective in

Review: ‘The Headlands’ Marries Murder Mystery and Memory Play

February 27, 2020

Christopher Chen’s “The Headlands” is one part memory play, one part “Dateline” episode and all parts twisted in the most thrilling of ways.

Throughout the rehearsal process, the actors developed a sense of community similar to that embodied  by the play's characters.

‘Airline Highway’ Readies for Takeoff

February 19, 2020

Fordham Theatre’s first mainstage production of the Spring 2020 semester, “Airline Highway,” is a raucous celebration of life and community in New Orleans, opening on Feb. 20.