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Joan of Arc: Reclaiming the Narrative

Joan of Arc: Reclaiming the Narrative

Jack Johnston, Staff Writer

March 7, 2020

Who will tell your story? Unless you plan on writing down every single detail of your life in permanent ink, the facts, the motives and the perceptions of your life will probably be misconstrued. Joan of Arc was just a teenager when she was burned at the stake for being a witch, among other crimes. Wh...

‘Twelfth Night’ Review

‘Twelfth Night’ Review

Lenya Goda, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

This weekend, Saint Louis University’s theatre department performed Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” and exceeded all expectations. With performances running from Friday, Oct. 10 through the 13th, the department put on quite a show. “Twelfth Night” is a play about miscommunication, identity and ...

Broadway on a Budget

Broadway on a Budget

Claire Battista, Arts Editor

September 5, 2019

Looking for things to do as the fall semester gets underway? The Fabulous Fox, located just a block off Saint Louis University’s main campus, hosts an array of award-winning musicals and plays every year. Plus, the venue itself is just as impressive as the entertainment it hosts. Walking into the Fox ...

“Waitress” serves up a sweet show at the Fox

Courtesy of the fabulous fox theatre

Leianna Tanedo, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

The arrival of “Waitress” to the Fox is a welcome start to the spring season. The entertaining musical depicts life’s unexpected changes and serendipitous relationships. I’ve been a fan of “Waitress,” both the film and the soundtrack, but this was my first time seeing the musical. Althou...

Rent Live: Takes “Break-a-Leg” too Seriously

Photo Courtesy of Fox Productions.

Emma Carmody, Photo Editor

February 6, 2019

On Sunday, Fox aired its latest live musical, Rent, a 1996 Pulitzer Prize winning musical about a group of young adults living with AIDS. However, viewers who tuned in Sunday night were disappointed to discover that the “live” musical wasn’t in fact live at all. Brennin Hunt, the actor portray...

A Preview of SLU’s “The Crucible”

A Preview of SLU's

Molly Jackson, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

The second show of Saint Louis University’s Theater Season opens on Thursday, and runs through Dec. 2. “The Crucible” is a play based on the mass hysteria caused by the Salem witch trials. Written in 1952 by Arthur Miller, this show was also inspired by McCarthyism and the accusations or “witch...

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