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‘American Dreams’ Uses Reality TV Tropes to Discuss Political Identity

October 21, 2020

The highly parodic play depicts a world in which the only way to gain U.S. citizenship is by competing in a live online game show run by the government. 

a photo of the hamilton marquee on broadway to represent arts , put side-by-side with madison square garden to represent sports

Heat Check: Sports vs. Arts

October 21, 2020

Live sporting and performance events were both interrupted by the pandemic, but sports have since found strategies and support to return that the arts still lack.

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?”

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.

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BroadwayCon: Chasing Degrees and Careers

January 29, 2020

The fifth annual BroadwayCon saw theatre fans and professionals come together to discuss new shows and classic favorites, as well as the state of the industry.

Rice (right) and Roland’s (left) previous play, “Houston, We Have a Problem,” premiered at The Tank in December.

Apocalypse Now-ish: Chloe Rice on Her New Dystopian Play

January 22, 2020

Chloe Rice, a junior in Fordham’s theater program, is performing triple duty as the writer, co-producer, and co-star of a new play, “Seven Days to the End of the World.”

Joseph Brent, the mandolinist for the

Joseph Brent Talks Mandolins and Musicianship in ‘Oklahoma!’

January 8, 2020

The mandolinist in the orchestra of the hit Broadway revival looks back on his journey with the show as its closing approaches.

Fordham at the Fringe

September 17, 2019

Fordham Theatre students took "Dark Play or Stories for Boys" to a global audience at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

With an official opening date of Oct. 16, Percy Jackson's show will begin previews Friday.

Percy Jackson Is Coming Home

September 17, 2019

After an off-Broadway run and a national tour, the "Lightning Thief" musical hits the big stage on Sept. 20.

A Summer in Bermuda (in New York)

July 30, 2019

Rising FCLC junior Emma Federer's play, 'Bermuda Triangle,' was recently accepted into and performed at the New York Theatre Festival.