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LaTanya Richardson Jackson will bring her film, television and theatre expertise to Fordham Theatre this season.

Tony Nominee Named 2019 Denzel Chair

August 25, 2019

LaTanya Richardson Jackson was named the eighth Denzel Washington Endowed Chair in Theatre this fall.

Influential Artists to Celebrate This February

March 10, 2017

By SAM DEASSIS Asst. Arts & Culture Co-Editor As Black History Month passes by, it is important to take ...

Mary Higgins Clark is a best-selling author and Fordham alumni. (PHOTO COURTESY OF ALVIN TRUSTY VIA FLICKR)

Once a Ram, Always a Ram

August 26, 2016

By REESE RAVNER Features Co-Editor If you attend, or have been on a guided tour of, Fordham University, you are likely aware of some frequently mentioned former students...

Akalaitis' hiring also coincides with the announcement of the new Fordham Theatre

Fordham Announces Replacement Theatre Chair

August 28, 2015

By CONNOR MANNION News Co-Editor/Asst. Literary Co-Editor On Aug. 11, Fordham University named JoAnne Aka...

Denzel Washington Chair in Fordham’s Theatre Program, Kenny Leon, was the featured guest of Randy Cohen’s “Person, Place, Thing.” (Kirstin Bunkley /The Observer)

Kenny Leon Appears on Randy Cohen’s “Person, Place, Thing”

November 20, 2014

By HA-YOUNG GLORIA JUNGContributing WriterPublished: November 19, 2014 On Monday Nov. 17, Randy Cohen held a second live radio broadcast of “Person, Place, T...

New Denzel Washington Chair: From Broadway to the Classroom

September 23, 2013

By TYLER MARTINS Asst. Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published: September 23, 2013 Scenic designer Christine Jones stunned thousands at the Metropolitan Opera House last season with the  explosion of neon she used in her set designs for the re-imagined production of the classic opera, “Rigoletto.” Starting this semest...

Denzel Washington Donates Two Million to FCLC

October 6, 2011

By LAURA CHANG News Editor Published: October 6, 2011 On Oct. 4, Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Was...