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Curtains

‘Curtains’ Caps NU Theatre’s Anniversary Season

April 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Students, Theatre

Talk about ending Niagara University Theatre’s 50th anniversary season with a bang! From April 24 through May 4, the theatre will present the award winning John Kander, Fred Ebb and Rupert Holmes murder mystery musical, Curtains. NU Theatre director Steve Braddock will direct the production, while associate professor Terri Filips... Read on →

Maher

Father James J. Maher, C.M., Inaugurated as 26th President of Niagara University

April 7, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Academic Exploration Program, Academic Support, Accounting, Admissions, Advancement, Alumni, Announcements, Applied Urban Ministry, Athletics, Board of Trustees, Border Community Service, Campus Activities, Campus Events, Campus Ministry, Career Services, Castellani Art Museum, Chemistry, College of Arts & Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Hospitality & Tourism, Commencement, Commerce, Communication Studies, Community Outreach, Continuing Education, Counseling Services, Criminal Justice, EAGLE Leadership, Economics, Employment, English, Faculty, Family Business Center, Finance, Graduate Admissions, Graduate Education & Counseling, Health Services, History, Institute for Civic Engagement, International Relations, Kiernan Recreation Center, Management, Marketing, MBA, MISA, Modern and Classical Langauges, NCLEA, Niagara Center for Supply Chain Excellence, Niagara Index, NUOP, Nursing, NUSGA, Philosophy, President's Office, Psychology, ReNU, Research, Residence Life, Ridge Report, ROTC, Social Work, Sociology, Staff, Students, Study Abroad, Sustainability, Theatre, Undergraduate Admissions, Veterans

The Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., was formally inaugurated as Niagara University’s 26th president during a ceremony held April 4, 2014, in the Gallagher Center. The event served as the centerpiece of a full week of activities intended to celebrate the university’s rich heritage of academic excellence and community service. View... Read on →

Comedy of Errors

NU Theatre Presents ‘The Comedy of Errors’ March 20-30

March 14, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Students, Theatre

Niagara University Theatre will present The Comedy of Errors, William Shakespeare’s rollicking classic, March 20-30. The production is directed by artist-in-residence (stage combat)/recruiter Adriano Gatto. This timeless masterpiece features a time-honored recipe for hilarity: mistaken identity, wild mishaps and slapstick humor. Take two sets of identical twins (separated as children).... Read on →

NU Players Present ‘The Shape of Things’

February 14, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Students, Theatre

From Feb. 21 through 23, the Niagara University Players will present an entirely student-run production of The Shape of Things by Neil LaBute on campus in the Leary Theatre within the Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre, Clet Hall. Directed by NU theatre performance major Kathleen Denecke, ’14, The Shape of Things... Read on →

A Piece of My Heart

NU Theatre Presents ‘A Piece of My Heart’

February 6, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, Castellani Art Museum, College of Arts & Sciences, Students, Theatre

In collaboration with the Castellani Art Museum, NU Theatre will present A Piece of My Heart by Shirley Lauro Feb. 13-16. The show will be directed by adjunct professor Amanda Lytle Sharpe. This readers’ theater production will be performed at the Castellani Art Museum amidst a specially curated art exhibit. The... Read on →

Short Play Festival

NU Theatre’s Short Play Festival Onstage Jan. 17-19

January 9, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Students, Theatre

From Jan. 17 through Jan. 19, NU Theatre’s annual Short Play Festival makes for a fascinating dose of theater – and a great entertainment bargain. Two cycles of 10-minute plays written by various playwrights will be presented over one weekend. Comedies, dramas and everything in between – our debut... Read on →

Andrew Long

Professional Actor Works with Theatre Students on Shakespeare Monologues

December 6, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, College of Arts & Sciences, Students, Theatre

Niagara University theatre students enrolled in a course on Shakespearean acting recently had a chance to learn from a company member of the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. Andrew Long, who was in town as a company member with the national tour of War Horse at Shea’s Performing Arts... Read on →

The Philadelphia Story

NU Theatre Presents ‘The Philadelphia Story’

November 26, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Theatre

This December, NU Theatre will present Philip Barry’s sparkling romantic comedy, The Philadelphia Story, which inspired the 1940 film of the same name starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and Jimmy Stewart. This charming production will be directed by Steve Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre. Set in 1939, the story... Read on →

Bat Boy

‘Bat Boy: The Musical’ Hits the NU Stage This Fall

October 23, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Announcements, Campus Events, College of Arts & Sciences, Theatre

Just in time for Halloween, from Oct. 31 through Nov. 10, NU Theatre will present Bat Boy: The Musical by Keythe Farley, Brian Flemming and Laurence O’Keefe. The production will be directed by associate professor/associate director of NU Theatre Doug Zschiegner, with music direction by music adjunct Jason Bravo... Read on →

WingingIt!

NU Students, Professors Featured on ‘Winging It! Buffalo Style’

October 21, 2013  |  by Michael Freedman
Admissions, Announcements, Athletics, Campus Activities, College of Arts & Sciences, Students, Theatre

Several Niagara University students, faculty and staff members were featured on local television last Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, as part of “College Week” on Winging It! Buffalo Style. During the lifestyle and entertainment morning show, NU theatre students Dan Urtz, Alex Garcia and Ashley DeMar acted out a scene from... Read on →

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