Tag Archive for Syracuse Stage

Dec. 5 Syracuse Stage: Hairspray

‘Hairspray’ paints a smile across the face that holds

There’s ‘real good’ singing and dancing in this ‘feel good’ co-production by Syracuse Stage and SU Drama

By Michael O’Connor

Love wins out against all odds in the Syracuse Stage-SU Drama co-production of the charming holiday spectacle, Hairspray — the delightful musical that tackles issues of race relations, class discrepancy and body image without becoming overbearing…

Jan. 18 Syracuse Stage: Rent

Syracuse Stage’s ‘Rent’ a well-choreographed visual feast of the popular rock musical

Anthony Salatino’s choreography and stage directing finds a happy medium between professionals and SU Drama students in this patchwork of loosely connected plot-lines centering upon relationships

By David Feldman

The rock musical Rent teeter-totters on the brink…

Dec. 4 Syracuse Stage: A Christmas Story

Syracuse Stage’s ‘A Christmas Story’ warm-hearted and sentimental theater

Production provides seasonal entertainment for the kids, but “Scrooges” with the ironic undertones of the original Jean Shepherd story

By David Feldman

Am I the only person in America who has never seen the film A Christmas Story or the play derived from it?