BWW Review: Syracuse University Department of Drama Presents an Intoxicating Production of THE WILD PARTYBWW Review: Syracuse University Department of Drama Presents an Intoxicating Production of THE WILD PARTY
by Natasha Ashley - Apr 1, 2019

The music, the lyrics, the story, and the characters - every element of Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party is very intense and intriguing. This production, presented by the Syracuse University Department of Drama at Syracuse Stage, doesn't hold back either. Set in the Jazz Age of the Roaring '20s, this production features a stellar cast, impressive set and lighting design by Alex Koziara, and meticulously detailed direction by Katherine McGerr. The spot-on choreography by Andrea Leigh-Smith and the powerhouse performances of the entire cast take center stage in this wild performance of Lippa's The Wild Party. (more...)

Syracuse University Drama Announces 2018/2019 SeasonSyracuse University Drama Announces 2018/2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

The Syracuse University Department of Drama announced the six plays and musicals that will make up the 2018/2019 season. With an emphasis on contemporary work, the season addresses a variety of current issues and concerns as experienced from intimately personal points of view. The season celebrates stories of consequence, while at the same time investigating and challenging the process, implications and impact of storytelling itself. (more...)

BWW Review: Syracuse University's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is Thrilling at Syracuse StageBWW Review: Syracuse University's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is Thrilling at Syracuse Stage
by Natasha Ashley - May 7, 2018

There is no doubt that Syracuse University has a fabulous Department of Drama. This time around they are showcasing their talented students in the thrilling and cult classic musical Little Shop of Horrors at Syracuse Stage. With book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and toe-tapping tunes by Alan Menken, the show certainly provides entertainment. Meticulously directed by Brian Cimmet, the students lift character acting to new heights, show off incredible puppetry skills with Audrey II, and belt out those oh so familiar tunes with pure power backed by the onstage five-person band under the direction of Jacob Stebly. (more...)

Syracuse University Department of Drama Presents THE BALTIMORE WALTZSyracuse University Department of Drama Presents THE BALTIMORE WALTZ
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

The Syracuse University Department of Drama continues its season with Paula Vogel's Obie Award-winning play "The Baltimore Waltz." Directed by Drama faculty member Katherine McGerr, the play runs March 30 - April 8 in the Storch Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/Department of Drama Complex. Opening night is Saturday, March 31. (more...)

BWW Review: SU Drama's BERLIN TO BROADWAY WITH KURT WEILL: A MUSICAL VOYAGE Connects Weill's Music and Today's World at Syracuse Stage
by Natasha Ashley - May 8, 2017

The Syracuse University (SU) Department of Drama is performing the powerful and engaging music of German composer Kurt Weill in its production of Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage at the Storch Theatre at Syracuse Stage. The entertaining production, directed by Syracuse University faculty member David Lowenstein, sets course from 1930s Berlin to 1950s America, the time in which Weill's avant-garde style and gorgeous music gained international fame. (more...)

Syracuse University Drama Announces 17/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Great music, classics, comedy, a carnivorous space alien and a high-flying partnership with New York's 2 Ring Circus highlight the Syracuse University Department of Drama's 2017/2018 season. From Gershwin to Chekhov, from Paula Vogel to Isabel Allende, the season offers a rich and wide-ranging celebration of theatrical experiences. (more...)

SU Drama to Present Kurt Weill Musical Revue This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The powerful music of German composer Kurt Weill comes to life in 'Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage' performed by the Syracuse University Department of Drama. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for SU Drama's 2015-16 Season, Kicking Off with KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

SU Drama's 2015/16 season features six productions, including three musicals, starting in October with the Cole Porter classic Kiss Me, Kate. Second in the season is Agamemnon, the haunting Greek classic, followed by a co-production with Syracuse Stage, Peter Pan. After winter break, the season continues with Punk Rock and the country-flavored musical The Spitfire Grill. Closing the season in May is the comedy A Flea in Her Ear. (more...)

Celebrating Adolph Green, Randy Graff, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

PARADE, HAIRSPRAY & More Set for SU Drama's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Syracuse University's Department of Drama (SU Drama) in the College of Visual and Performing Arts is pleased to announce its 2014-15 season. Offerings will include the passionate and powerful musical Parade with music by Jason Robert Brown, the comic Stepping Out about the friendships and joy found in an adult tap class, the 60s era hit musical Hairspray (co-produced with Syracuse Stage), two couples grappling with relationships in the witty comedy Lips Together, Teeth Apart, William Shakespeare's profound comedy Measure for Measure, and the laugh-out-loud Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q. Season Tickets are $89/$99 for six shows, now available in the Box Office at 315-443-3275 or in person Mon-Fri, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 820 East Genesee Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SU Drama's SPRING AWAKENING, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

SU Drama's SPRING AWAKENING opens tonight, April 25, and runs through May 10, 2014 in the Arthur Storch Theater, Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Theater Complex, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)