The Cherry Orchard set to deliver laughter and tears

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor Nothing quite fits in with the cold winter months like a turn of the century Russian aristocratic estate. This image is the very setting for Act 1’s winter drama, The Cherry Orchard. Anton Chekov’s 1904 play details the story of the Gayev family who face heavy debts and the prospect of having to sell their estate to pay … [Read more...]

Dames at Sea: A Musical Extravaganza

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor Act 1’s early musical season kicks off this year with the song and dance production of Dames at Sea which ran from Oct. 11-21 in the Schubert Theater at the Labuda Center of the Performing Arts. A throwback to the underdog, “make it or break it” Broadway stories that enveloped the 1930s, the musical showcased heart and … [Read more...]

“Picnic” Brings Big Laughs to the Main Stage

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor Act 1 extends the Labor Day weekend into October with William Inge’s comedy classic Picnic, which ran from Sept. 26 to Oct. 7 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts Theater. Contemporary at the time of its opening, Picnic gives a glimpse into the relationships between men and women in the 1950s Midwest over a Labor … [Read more...]

A closer look on life as a DeSales theatre student

By Laura Raccuglia Staff Writer The theatre department at DeSales is one of the most unique and interesting programs in which to participate. Endless opportunities are available, not only for the theatre majors, but for all students. There are countless shows and performances throughout the year, and students look forward to showing off all that they have prepared, … [Read more...]