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Classic ‘Cat’ finds another life in stage performance

Anthony Miller, Opinion editor

November 13, 2018

The National Theater Live production of Tennessee Williams’ 1955 classic, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” was mostly a success. The play focuses on two characters named Brick and Maggie. They’re stuck in a loveless marriage...

Make a ‘saxophone’ call in the WRH

Jenny Sabliov, Staff writer

November 13, 2018

On Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. in Walker Recital Hall, Allen Zurcher, D.A., will conclude the faculty recital series for the fall semester. With more than 35 years of experience as a professional musician, composer, arranger and educator,...

Dancers showed off their styles

Lauren Abbott, Editor in chief

November 13, 2018

The Mercyhurst Dance department dazzled with its fall production “Symphony in Motion.” The performances were held Nov. 9-11 in the Mary D’ Angelo Performing Arts Center. The show featured multiple styles of dance, including...

We hope you ‘wind up’ at this concert

Ashley Viszneki, Staff writer

November 13, 2018

Get into the holiday mood early with the Mercyhurst Wind Ensemble. The Wind Ensemble, directed by Scott Meier, PhD., will be playing a selection of Christmas songs. These pieces include: “Bring a Torch” arranged by David...

Don’t miss MET Opera simulcast of ‘Marnie’

Erin Almeter, Staff writer

November 13, 2018

The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture is once again bringing the Metropolitan Opera to Mercyhurst’s Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. This piece premiered at the MET in October. On Nov. 17 at 12:55 p.m., this...

Broadway star comes to MU

Broadway star comes to MU

November 6, 2018

Concert was out of this world

Bernard Garwig, Sports editor

November 6, 2018

Prior to this Sunday, I had never been to an orchestral concert outside of a field trip in elementary school. On Nov. 4, I attended the Mercyhurst Civic Orchestra’s first concert of the semester, which was rescheduled from...

‘The Medium’ opera was a Halloween treat

Jenny Sabliov

November 6, 2018

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

“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...

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