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The Comedy of Errorts

Vote for NU in BroadwayWorld Buffalo’s Theatre Awards

December 12, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University Theatre’s production of The Comedy of Errors has been nominated for Best Play in BroadwayWorld Buffalo’s 2014 theatre awards. Niagara University is one of only two colleges included among the professional community in the polling. A number of NU faculty and alumni were also nominated. Voting is now open... Read on →

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NU Theatre Presents ‘A Commedia Christmas Carol’

November 25, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

God bless us, everyone! NU Theatre offers a new twist on a beloved holiday classic Dec. 4-14 with A Commedia Christmas Carol by playwright Matthew R. Wilson. The production will be directed by adjunct professors Robin Patterson and Terry Judd, founding members of Canada’s Theatre Beyond Words, an international touring theater... Read on →

Sweeney Todd Takes the NU Stage in November

October 30, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Just perfect for the dark nights of autumn, from Nov. 6 to 16, NU Theatre presents Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler. Sweeney Todd, a barber unjustly exiled from his home and family, returns to London seeking retribution against the unscrupulous judge... Read on →

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Buffalo’s Fall 2014 Theatre Season Stars NU Students, Alumni, Faculty

September 19, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University will be well-represented onstage as the curtain rises on Buffalo’s fall theatre season. Below is a list of performances (announced as of Sept. 14) featuring NU Theatre students and alumni: The Drowsy Chaperone (Sept. 10-Oct. 12, MusicalFare Theatre) Diane DiBernardo-Blenk, ’89 Renee Landrigan, ’13 Alan Trinca, ’13 All Quiet on the Western Front... Read on →

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Niagara University Theatre Announces 51st Season

August 18, 2014

From October through May, Niagara University Theatre’s 51st season of theatre productions promises an exciting array of entertainment options to suit a variety of tastes. Steve Braddock, director of Niagara University Theatre said, “We’ve chosen an eclectic and engaging array of productions and are delighted to start the season off... Read on →

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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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