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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.”

Fine Arts Classes Adapt to Online Learning

Fine Arts Classes Adapt to Online Learning

April 1, 2020

Dance, theater and visual arts students are being presented with a learning curve as their hands-on, physicality-focused classes must now fit within the framework of Zoom.

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.

This year's BroadwayCon included a panel on what to do with a theatre B.A., a panel about the new TV show

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.

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.

Hughes has many acting credits to his name, but the musician, composer and instrumentalist sees himself as more than just an actor,

Alumni Spotlight: Van Hughes

September 17, 2019

Hughes is headed to the West Coast as part of the new "Almost Famous" musical adaptation.

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.

Harrington was cast as Bridin, a young and feisty farmgirl.

Rising Senior Makes Off-Broadway Debut

July 29, 2019

McKenna Harrington, FCLC '20, just completed a run in 'The Mountains Look Different' on Theatre Row.

In the number “What You Want”, Elle Woods (Sam Rizzo, FCLC ’22)  is admitted into Harvard Law.

“Legally Blonde” Delivers Fresh Feminist Message

November 8, 2018

To rephrase the opening sequence of “Legally Blonde,” “Omigod, omigod you guys, Splinter Group’s gonna win the prize.” On Thursday, Oct. 18...

Readers are cordially invited to a unique theatre-going experience.

Sleepless Nights After “Sleep No More”

November 8, 2018

You’re Invited to “Sleep No More” Who: Theatergoers, thrill-seekers, Shakespeare-lovers, horro...