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...]

PSF turns in another bright season at DeSales

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor From June 1 until Aug. 5, DeSales’ Labuda Center for the Performing Arts was once again home to the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival for another spectacular season. The line-up of productions began with the acclaimed musical Ragtime, which takes place at the turn of the twentieth century and tells the tale of three … [Read more...]

Don’t Cry for Me William Shakespeare, the Truth Is I’ll Be Back Next Year

By Antonia Spano Layout Editor DeSales University hosts the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, also known as PSF, every summer, using the Labuda Center for Performing Arts and includes staff from the performance arts department. This year’s lineup of shows included “The Hounds of the Baskervilles,” “The Three Musketeers” and the festival’s namesake William Shakespeare’s … [Read more...]