19Nov
By: Fordham Theatre On: November 19, 2020 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

This blog post was written by Isabella Gonzalez. Within the Fordham Theatre community, there’s this idea that no two Mainstage productions are the same, in conception and experience, and that was before the world entered a global pandemic that transforms each day. Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya proved to be...

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13Oct
By: Fordham Theatre On: October 13, 2020 In: Mainstage Comments: 0

This blog post was written by Isabella Gonzalez. When I first transferred into Fordham Theatre, a rush of panic shook me to my core after the initial wave of accomplishment and joy. I had just declared a major in theatre during a global pandemic where the future of theatre...

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26Aug
By: Fordham Theatre On: August 26, 2020 In: News Comments: 0

Announcing Our Mainstage 2020-21 Season: Facing the Unknown This season was born out of a year-long collaborative process with our students during monthly meetings filled with lively discussions and thoughtful commentary on who we are as a Program and a people. In addition, this season was curated before the...

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19Aug
By: Fordham Theatre On: August 19, 2020 In: News Comments: 0

We’re looking forward to welcoming everyone to the start of the new academic year. This year, we’re doing something a little different.  In lieu of regularly-scheduled theatre classes the first week of school, the Theatre Program will come together as a community in a three-day Teach-In, a series of conversations...

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01Jun
By: Fordham Theatre On: June 1, 2020 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

The following thoughts and resources come from the Fordham Theatre faculty’s collective effort to weave the strands of our conversation about Racial Injustice.  We stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, and send love to our community. America is broken. Riots are a symptom. Racism is the problem. The...

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04May
By: Fordham Theatre On: May 4, 2020 In: Playwriting, Studio Comments: 0

This blog post was written by Alexis Chapin, Playwriting Class of 2021. I’m sure this is not news to anyone, but Fordham University, like many colleges around the globe, has been closed indefinitely due to COVID-19 since March 9th. My play, Madeline May Saves the World, was set to...

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17Feb
By: Fordham Theatre On: February 17, 2020 In: Playwriting, Studio Comments: 2

This semester, two performance majors present original pieces in White Box: My Papier-mâché Monster and Coincoin: Queen of Louisiana. Developed from ideas examined in the classroom and workshopped as part of the Spring 2020 Studio Season, both productions grapple with themes of identity, the Black experience, and reclaiming ownership...

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16Feb
By: Fordham Theatre On: February 16, 2020 In: Alumni, Playwriting, Studio Comments: 2

This blog post was written by Franco Giacomarra, Playwriting Class of 2019. The defining moment of my senior year at Fordham began with a panicked phone call. It was 6pm, and I was just leaving my work study job as I nervously dialed Daniel Alexander Jones: performance artist, educator,...

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