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NU Theatre Presents ‘Devon’s Hurt’ July 24-August 2

July 10, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

From July 24 through Aug. 2, Niagara University Theatre will continue its mission to present engaging and timely theater for young audiences (TYA) productions with Devon’s Hurt, presented by The Friends of Niagara University Theatre. Steven Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre, said, “We are thrilled to have the opportunity... Read on →

NURT

Niagara University Repertory Theatre Returns for 38th Year this Summer

June 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

This summer, NU Theatre’s 38-year tradition of entertaining children and families with its N.U.R.T. storytelling troupe continues! Here comes Lily with her purple plastic purse! And Alexander, as usual is having a “terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day…” and Pierre just doesn’t care! Yes, Niagara University Repertory Theatre (N.U.R.T.) is... Read on →

Theatre Gala

Broadway Legend Helps Capacity Crowd Celebrate 50 Years of NU Theatre

May 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

On May 3, the Friends of Niagara University Theatre celebrated 50 years of NU Theatre and the contributions of the theatre program’s late co-founder, Brother Augustine Towey, C.M., Ph.D., when they hosted the 29th annual Friends of Niagara University Theatre Gala.Nearly 150 people attended, including Broadway legend John Kander,... Read on →

Day of Recognition

34th Annual Day of Recognition Celebrates NU’s College of Arts & Sciences

April 26, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

The 34th Day of Recognition was held by Niagara University’s College of Arts and Sciences on Friday, April 25, 2014. Hundreds of Niagara University students were honored for their achievements as undergraduates during the event, which was also the first that the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., will preside over.... Read on →

NU Theatre to Celebrate 50th Anniversary at Annual Gala

April 24, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

On May 3, the Friends of Niagara University Theatre will celebrate 50 years of Niagara University Theatre and the contributions of the theatre program’s late co-founder, Brother Augustine Towey, C.M., when they host the 29th annual Friends of Niagara University Theatre Gala. The festive event includes a 4 p.m. production... Read on →

Curtains

‘Curtains’ Caps NU Theatre’s Anniversary Season

April 16, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

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

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

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

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

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 →

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