Music faculty and students prepare for Winter Festival

Erik Uyemura Staff Writer   FDU’s Visual and Performing Arts Department soon will celebrate the 13th annual Winter Festival Concert on the Florham Campus. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 11 in the Dreyfuss Theater. It will feature performances...

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‘Summer and Smoke’ to hit Dreyfuss stage next month

Brian Aronoff Staff Writer   The Fairleigh Dickinson University theater program will end the fall semester with performances of Tennessee Williams’ “Summer and Smoke.” “Summer and Smoke,” written by Williams in 1948, has had several adaptations over the years, including a film version...

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Fairleigh Dramatics club to perform ‘Speech and Debate’ this month

Laurel Henk Staff Writer   What do you get when you combine homosexuality, teen pregnancy, political scandal and a couple of nude body stockings? You get a strange, yet oddly hilarious, concoction that can only be understood by attending Fairleigh Dramatics’ production...

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Theater Program announces 2017-18 shows, with ‘Company’ up first

Erik Uyemura Contributor   The Theater Program at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus has announced the shows for the 2017-2018 school year. The performances that will take place on the main stage in Dreyfuss Theater are “Company,” “Summer and Smoke,” “Sister Act” and...

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Preview: FDU’s Production of ‘Legally Blonde’ the Musical

Michele D'Aries Contributor This semester’s first main stage production on the Florham Campus will be “Legally Blonde,” which opens on March 24. If you have never seen the movie, it is about a blonde sorority girl named Elle Woods, who gets...

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Faculty Forum: Lots going on in Visual and Performing Arts

Howard Libov Faculty Contributor   Sometimes I don’t know which way to turn my head! There is so much going on in the Visual and Performing Arts Department, and so much of it is led by students. Every year at IMAGES (April 26...

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Preview: ‘Little Women’ to hit Florham stage

JENNIFER DRURY Staff Writer The theater program at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus will put on its own production of “Little Women” in a few weeks on the Dreyfuss stage. The play is based on Louisa May Alcott’s classic...

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FDU presents ‘She Loves Me’ on main stage

LAUREN ANGELINI Contributor FDU’s production of “She Loves Me” opened on Wednesday, Dec. 2, and closed on Sunday, Dec. 6. The musical-comedy, on which the movie “You Got Mail” was based, takes place in Hungary during the 1930s and...

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Backstage with FDU’s production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

JENNIFER DRURY Staff Writer Students at Fairleigh Dickinson University brought William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” to life in Dreyfuss Theater from Oct. 14 to 18. The play was directed by Carole Healey, who has been filling in for...

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FDU theater students to perform ‘Merrily We Roll Along’

CHRISTI PEACE Editor-in-Chief The Stephen Sondheim musical, “Merrily We Roll Along,” will be performed at the Florham Campus beginning March 27. The musical will be presented by the Visual and Performing Arts Department, with FDU students serving as...

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