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James (Emma Chassey) with his new, unexpected family in the Giant Peach.

SDSU theatre takes on a Roald Dahl classic

by Sydney Faulkner, Staff Writer // May 1, 2019

San Diego State theater students will take on Roald Dahl’s classic book “James and the Giant Peach” in their latest production, showing in the Don...

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Dominique Payne (Jess),  Kennedy Garcia (Lexie) and Ryan Stubo (Hookman) in

Slasher comedy ‘Hookman’ opens at SDSU

by Sydney Faulkner, Staff Writer // March 27, 2019

"Hookman" debuted in the experimental theatre at San Diego State on March 15 to a completely sold-out crowd. It was written by Lauren Yee, directed...

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Brenden Mokler played Romeo and Jonathan Esquer played Balthazar in “R+J.” Lighting design was by Chloe Oliana Clark, scenic design was by Jenni Baldwin and costume design was by Andi Bashe.

Student production ‘R+J’ puts a twist on a classic

by Sydney Faulkner, Staff Writer // February 27, 2019

“R+J” brought a new twist on a timeless classic in San Diego State’s Experimental Theatre from Feb. 19 to 23. “R+J,” adapted from William Shakespeare’s...

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Ben (Marcus Rutledge) listens to voicemails from his father Doug (Noah Leach) in “To Be Alive.”

Student-penned musical ‘To Be Alive’ hits the stage

by Sydney Faulkner, Staff Writer // February 20, 2019

The new musical “To Be Alive” made its debut at the Don Powell Theatre at San Diego State on Feb. 15. “To Be Alive” takes place in San Francisco...

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Holly Echsner, Amy Oliverio, Gabriel Igtanloc and Noah Jackman perform “Man of My Dreams.”

‘Edges’ musical reflects young adulthood

by Alex Noble, Staff Writer // November 1, 2017

Thanks to the power of the phrase “write what you know,” there is no shortage of coming of age stories in media. The ubiquitous experience of growing...

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“Anon(ymous)” tells the untold stories of refugees

by Sydney Faulkner, Contributor // October 2, 2017

San Diego State’s newest theatre production, “Anon(ymous),” will make audiences stop and think: What does home mean for a refugee? Written by...

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Musical showcases body positivity

by Julianna Ress, Senior Staff Writer // May 3, 2017

San Diego State’s School of Theater, Television and Film staged the 2000 musical comedy “The Full Monty” April 21through 30 and its abundant theatricality...

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Courtesy of the School of Theatre, Television and Film

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ captivates audience

by Kayleigh Venne, Staff Writer // December 7, 2016

Theater buffs and rock music fans alike were delighted with a captivating and spectacular performance over the weekend. San Diego State’s School of...

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Beonica Bullard says her job as a stage manager chose her. Photo by Christian Hicks

Navigating a career in stage management

by Kayleigh Venne, Staff Writer // November 16, 2016

Sometimes our passions find us in the most unconventional and unexpected ways. San Diego State television, film and new media senior Beonica Bullard never...

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Aimee Holland at a rehearsal for upcoming play, Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Lilly Glenister.

Stage manager pursues passions

by Nicole Badgley, Staff Writer // November 16, 2016

Stage managers are some of the first roles to join the process of a play or musical.They are incorporated into auditions, castings, design meetings and...

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Julius Caesar features all female cast

by Alex Noble, Staff Writer // November 7, 2016

Chances are you’ve probably had to read your fair share of Shakespeare in school, but with its production of “Julius Caesar," the School of Theatre,...

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‘Blood at the Root’ examines racial injustice

by Cami Buckman, Senior Staff Writer // October 5, 2016

“Southern trees bear strange fruit, blood on the leaves and blood at the root.” A poem written in protest of lynching African-Americans was a catalyst...

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