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Opinion: Lumet's 'The Wiz' is still a trailblazing film in Black culture

Opinion: Lumet’s ‘The Wiz’ is still a trailblazing film in Black culture

by Trinity Bland and Ryan Hardison // February 25, 2021

Decades after its original release on Oct. 24, 1978, no film has distinctly defined Black culture and shaped the structure of a musical genre quite like...

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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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Four SDSU singers compete at Campus Superstar

Four SDSU singers compete at Campus Superstar

by Cami Buckman, Senior Staff Writer // March 24, 2016

The judges have deliberated, and the time has come. Contestants have been narrowed down to only a talented few. The students have done all they can do...

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Over-the-top music and imagination fill 'The Drowsy Chaperone'

Over-the-top music and imagination fill ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’

by Cami Buckman, Senior Staff Writer // March 9, 2016

Prepare to escape into a world of outrageous dance numbers, elaborate imagination and utter absurdity in the School of Theatre, Television and Film’s...

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SDSU theater alumna makes a homecoming for 'Waist Watchers The Musical!'

SDSU theater alumna makes a homecoming for ‘Waist Watchers The Musical!’

by Christine Whitman, Senior Staff Writer // February 8, 2016

San Diego State alumna Yvonne Brown kept herself busy as an Aztec. She graduated in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in applied arts and sciences with...

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Romance and lust trump in musical

Romance and lust trump in musical

by Brittney Pickei // January 30, 2014

The well-known Rodgers and Hart musical, “Pal Joey” will be performed at the Don Powell Theatre on Feb. 28 through March 9. Paula Kalustian is directing...

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