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The company and audience of The Public’s Mobile Unit production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” directed by Jenny Koons and running at The Public Theater, following a free tour of the five boroughs.

Review: In ‘Midsummer’ The Mobile Unit Delivers a Joyous Celebration of Life and Shakespeare

November 7, 2018

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is an explosion of joy and laughter, bewitched by a cast of New Yorkers dedicated to the art of translation, to the task of bringing the wonderful absurdities of Shakespearean comedy to audiences of diverse providence, and the brightest example of The Public Theater’s founding mission.

Inside a Fordham Mainstage Production Rehearsal: Antigonick

October 10, 2018

The room was still but for a moment. Crew members relaxed before getting to work, with tasks expected to...

Many suprising new shows are headed to the Broadway stage like

Broadway Bound – King Kong, The Prom, and Cher

October 10, 2018

As the leaves fall in the parks, the curtains rise on new openings aplenty on the Great White Way. The...

Feminist Fall Theatre

September 26, 2018

By GRACE TYSON Contributing Writer Autocratic authority, activism, abuse, apartheid — these are just a ...

Clint Ramos is the new head of design and production for the Fordham Theatre Program (Andrew Beecher/The Observer).

Meet Clint Ramos, the Tony-Winning new Head of Design and Production

September 26, 2018

By MORGAN STEWARD Editor-in-Chief Emerita There was a lot happening around me as I sat in the second floor cafe ...

“Stars in the Night” Comes to NYC

September 12, 2018

By MORGAN STEWARD Editor-in-Chief Emerita “Please be advised: this show will have you on the move!...

Members of the Fordham Theatre program collaborating to answer the question,

Politics on the Stage — Tackling the Realities of American Leadership in Fordham’s Theatre Program

September 12, 2018

“How do we create a season that’s not so blatantly agitprop that people who might have conservat...

Chloe Rice, FCLC ’21, performs in off-Broadway's

A Risky Business: Chloe Rice’s Journey Off-Broadway

August 23, 2018

At the Starbucks on 59th St. and Columbus Ave., I met Chloe Rice, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC...

New York City offers a host of fun things to do. (MICHAEL TAPP/Flickr)

The Official Ram Guide to Not Looking Like a Tourist

August 23, 2018

To quote New York migrant Taylor Swift, “Welcome to New York — it’s been waiting for you!” You’ve...

Eli Gelb, Idina Menzel and Will Brittain in Roundabout Theatre Company’s presentation of “Skintight,” a new play from Joshua Harmon. (COURTESY OF JOAN MARCUS).

Review: ‘Skintight’ Takes Beauty to Task

August 5, 2018

Why do we stare at the David? What is it about that seventeen-foot-tall Michelangelo that so transfixes,...

Cindy Cheung, Dolly Wells, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Phillip James Brannon in “Log Cabin,” a new play by Jordan Harrison now open at Playwrights Horizons. (COURTESY OF JOAN MARCUS).

Review: “Log Cabin,” and the Wilderness of LGBTQ Equality

June 29, 2018

Log cabins are man-made. They’re visibly intertwined, tangled structures forged by forcing lumber together...

Stephanie Berry as Aunt Mama, Chinaza Uche as Henry, and Tiffany Rachelle Stewart as Mattie in Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere of “Sugar in Our Wounds.” (COURTESY OF JOAN MARCUS).

Review: In “Sugar in Our Wounds,” The Measure of Black, Queer America

June 23, 2018

Little more than a century and a half separates the present from American chattel slavery, only six decad...