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‘The Medium’ opera was a Halloween treat

Jenny Sabliov

November 6, 2018

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On Halloween night, the Mary D’ Angelo Opera Theatre scared the audience with the presentation of “The Medium,” a short opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. Before the show, a little Halloween party took place in the lobby of Hirt,...

You’ll want to ‘Cat’ch this show

Sarah Klein, Staff writer

November 6, 2018

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“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” part of the National Theatre Live series, will be screened in the Taylor Little Theatre on Nov. 11 at 12:55 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, $12 for students/youths and free for MU...

‘A Star is Born’ is dazzling and autobiographical

Brent Pestotnik, Contributing writer

October 30, 2018

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The film “A Star is Born” is a musical romantic drama that stars and is produced and directed by Bradley Cooper. This film was Cooper’s directorial debut, and I have to say that he did a fantastic job remaking and rewriting...

Dance residency inspires

Megan Lay, Staff writer

October 23, 2018

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Catherine Meredith was invited by the Mercyhurst Dance department to set her choreographic work “Aftermath” on a cast of nine dancers. It is inspired by the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. “The piece serves as a call to...

NTL Simulcast

Erin Almeter, Staff writer

October 23, 2018

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Based on Mary Shelley’s infamous novel of the same name, the National Theatre Live adaption of “Frankenstein” is a riveting production. The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture will be showing the NTL production of...

Program ‘out of this world’

Carlena Bressanelli, Staff writer

October 23, 2018

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On Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, the Mercyhurst Civic Orchestra will present an afternoon of well-loved music open to the Mercyhurst community. They will perform Sibelius’s Finlandia, collaborating with the...

‘The Medium’

Ashley Viszneki, Contributing writer

October 23, 2018

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The D’Angelo Department of Music is presenting an event you won’t want to miss. “The Medium,” an opera written by Carlo Menotti and directed by Louisa Jonason, will take place at 9 p.m. in the Walker Recital Hall on Oct....

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