The Observer

Mark Blum, Former Fordham Professor, Dies From Coronavirus

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.

‘Airline Highway’ Readies for Takeoff

‘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.

Theatre Major to Star in ‘Doom Patrol’

Theatre Major to Star in ‘Doom Patrol’

February 19, 2020

Abigail Shapiro, Fordham College at Lincoln Center ’22, was cast as Dorothy Spinner in Season 2 of the hit DC comics web television series “Doom Patrol.”

Staff Editorial: Drama Over LDA Closure Is More Than an Act

Staff Editorial: Drama Over LDA Closure Is More Than an Act

February 5, 2020

Fordham’s follow-through for the students affected was almost nonexistent, leading many to feel overlooked and ignored, with no consideration for how they would have to scramble to adjust without the chance to attend the LDA.

Theater Professor Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

Theater Professor Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

February 5, 2020

Already accomplished in his field, Clint Ramos has now been recognized for his artistic achievements by the USA Fellowship award.

Student Director on Cloud Nine with ‘Cloud Tectonics’

Student Director on Cloud Nine with ‘Cloud Tectonics’

February 5, 2020

Sofia Ubilla, who is on the directing track within the Fordham Theatre Program, will direct a production of José Rivera’s “Cloud Tectonics” to begin this semester’s studio show season.

Music as Mission, Theater as Theosis

Music as Mission, Theater as Theosis

December 4, 2019

Two Fordham Jesuit Priests incorporate art as part of their mission to serve the community.

‘Pippin’ Makes Dying and Climbing Look Easy

‘Pippin’ Makes Dying and Climbing Look Easy

November 13, 2019

Fordham’s Splinter Group is currently learning how to "die” and how to "climb” for their upcoming performance of “Pippin” later this November.

Student Creatives Lead Studio Shows

Student Creatives Lead Studio Shows

October 30, 2019

This studio season features eight different shows, each one either written or directed by a Fordham student.

Tony Nominee Named 2019 Denzel Chair

Tony Nominee Named 2019 Denzel Chair

August 25, 2019

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

Fordham Professor Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Fordham Professor Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

April 30, 2019

Daniel Alexander Jones was honored with the prestigious award.

‘Mr. Burns’ Sparks Collaboration

‘Mr. Burns’ Sparks Collaboration

April 10, 2019

Features Editor, Lindsay Jorgensen, talks to Elizabeth Margid, the head of Fordham Theatre’s directing program and the director of this year’s final mainstage play, “Mr. Burns.” Magrid takes advantage of her unique position of both professor and director to collaborate with her students involved in the production.