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"Black Fly" soars beyond setbacks

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The regional premiere of Nick Gandiello’s modern drama "Black Fly Spring" made its home debut at the Gallagher Student Center Theatre to an audience that was both enthusiastic and intrigued.

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Xavier theater students help shape new play

Monday, December 8, 2014

In truth, the production is a finished product...from the audience's point of view, there's nothing vaguely "developmental" about the Xavier production.

Department of Music and Theatre to premiere "Black Fly Spring"

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Xavier Theatre will present a production of the play “Black Fly Spring” from Dec. 4-7 in the Gallagher Student Center Theatre. The show features four Xavier students in its cast under the direction of Regina Pugh from the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company and is the first fully-staged production of the play.

Jubilant "Godspell" gladdens

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Xavier Department of Music and Theatre premiered Stephen Schwartz's parable-infused musical "Godspell" to both guffaws and tears.

Godspell opens October 17

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Stephen Schwartz's "Godspell" will be opening at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 17. at the Gallagher Center Theatre.

"The Last Five Years" opens with acclaim

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Xavier University’s rendition of Jason Robert Brown’s musical, “The Last 5 Years” opened on Sept. 5 at the Gallagher Theater to fantastic results.

"The Last Five Years" opens 2014-15 Theatre season

Thursday, September 4, 2014

This year seems to be one of the busiest seasons the Xavier Department of Music and Theatre has had. To start off, the department is opening with “The Last Five Years,” a musical depicting the relationship of Cathy, a young actress, and Jamie, an aspiring novelist.

University to found new school

Thursday, April 24, 2014

A new opportunity for students interested in pursuing a degree in the fine arts will be coming to Xavier through a new School of Arts and Innovation that will be created on campus.

"Avenue Q" shocks and delights audiences

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Xavier University Theatre’s spring musical "Avenue Q" provides a hilarious two-hour look into the lives of puppets and humans exploring the post-college world.

Cincinnati.com Theatre picks - AVENUE Q

Friday, April 4, 2014

Xavier University Theatre is staging the show. It’s a wonderful cheeky production, filled with hilarity and strong language. In other words, do not bring the kids. High school and college, fine.

Department of Music & Theatre opens "Avenue Q"

Thursday, April 3, 2014

For lovers of musicals like “The Book of Mormon,” Xavier’s Department of Music and Theatre will be opening “Avenue Q,” a funny, quirky and delightfully crude coming-of-age story that is sure to resonate with students and adults alike.

Theatre students read "The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later"

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The Xavier University Department of Music & Theatre gave students the opportunity to attend a live reading of “The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later” to cap off the two-week showing of Michael Perlman and Fault Line Theatre’s play “From White Plains.”

Podcast: Stephen Skiles Discusses Theatre Degrees at Xavier

Monday, January 13, 2014

Stephen was part of the team that created Xavier’s brand-new (as of 2013) BA Degree in Theatre and shares with us the experience and philosophy that went into developing the curriculum; the value of diversity of techniques and experience; the importance of developing professional and institutional alliances; preferences for BA degrees over BFA degrees; and the ideal combination of academic and practical experience. (Length 20:50)

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