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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 created a challenge for both staff and students to gain clear answers for the future of the studio shows meant to perform this season: “The Epistolary Play,” “Madeline May Saves the World” and “Savonarola.”

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.

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.

Shapiro most recently performed in

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.”

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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.

The Tony Award-winning theater designer sees education as an essential part of his creative development.

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.

Lili Gutierrez, FCLC '23, and Pedro González, FCLC '22, rehearse the opening scene of the play as Celestina del Sol and Aníbal de la Luna.

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.

Rev. George Drance, S.J. (center), and the cast of

Music as Mission, Theater as Theosis

December 4, 2019

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

Acrobatics and circus tricks are at the center of Splinter Group's performance of

‘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.

The recently-performed

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.

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.