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Amanuensis Premieres at the Gonda Theater, Featuring Father-Daughter Conflict and Paradise Lost

‘Amanuensis’ Premieres at the Gonda Theater, Featuring Father-Daughter Conflict and ‘Paradise Lost’

By Dennese Mae Javier April 18, 2018

“You haven’t the flame to outlast a raindrop. You’re not a conflagration, Mary; you’re a wee match in the sea of time. And the sea will swallow you up,” John Milton boomed in response to his...

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Nomadic Theatre Brings to Life the Trial of Judas Iscariot

By Dani Guerrero March 24, 2017

From Georgetown’s cocurricular student theater group Nomadic Theatre comes the exceptional “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.” Based on the play by Pulitzer Prize-winning Stephen Adly Guirgis,...

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In Mask and Bauble’s latest adaptation of the French play “Cyrano de Bergerac,” which runs from Feb. 18 to 21 and 24 to 27, Greg Ongao (SFS ’16), left, plays the titular Hercule-Savinien Cyano de Bergerac and Taylor Rasmussen (COL ’16) plays Roxane.

Cyrano de Bergerac

By Eleanor Tolf and Tom Garzillo February 19, 2016

In its third event of the school year, the Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society will bring "Cyrano de Bergerac" to Poulton Hall. Veteran Georgetown actors and new performers alike have worked to stage this...

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In the Nomadic Theatre’s new play, Andrew Walker (SFS ’16), left, plays Bruto, a quirky literary agent who persuades his client Tobin Falmouth, played by Greg Keiser (COL ’16), to travel to a small town to defend his controversial book, “The Metal Children.”

The Metal Children

By Kate Kim January 22, 2016

No young adult novelist predicts that tragic events in his fictional story will actually become reality. American playwright Adam Rapp’s "The Metal Children" tells the tale of one such novelist, as...

Thomas Shuman (COL17) in afterlife: a ghost story, Nomadic Theaters Fall Show

A New Kind of Horror at Nomadic’s ‘Afterlife’ in the Devine Theatre

By Jane Mikus October 27, 2015

A mother who meets the murderer of her own child will truly understand what it means to hate. A transformative hatred, the real kind. These are the images that come together in Nomadic Theatre’s...

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Nine buildings, including the Intercultural Center (pictured), experienced a power outage earlier this evening.

Power Outage Affects Nine Buildings

By Toby Hung October 20, 2015

At least nine buildings on campus experienced power outages beginning at around 6:45 p.m. tonight due to an electrical transformer failure, according to a university-wide email from the Department...

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The portal, on N Street, allows Georgetown students and D.C. residents to connect with people in Herat, Afghanistan.

7,500 Miles in 15 Minutes

By Alicia Che April 10, 2015

As students rushed to and from their classes in the Edmund A. Walsh Memorial building this week, they passed by a nondescript gold shipping container on N Street — unaware that, inside, unprecedented...

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A Quiver Between Loss and Hope

By Nicole Ong April 3, 2015

Memory and loss. Light and shadow. Bones and stars. Belgrade-based DAH (meaning “breath”) Teatar’s masterful duet piece “The Quivering of the Rose” is a meditation on the fragility — and...

Olivia Duff (COL 16) and Conor Ross (COL 16) in Nomadic Theatres Sick last January.

Performing Against the Odds

By Michael Fiedorowicz February 27, 2015

Marking its 10th year in November, the Royden B. Davis Performing Arts Center has more to celebrate than an imminent milestone — over the past decade, it has served as the home for the nationally...

Students Shine in Controversial Play

By Lindsay Lee April 5, 2013

Since its release in 2006, the musical “Spring Awakening” has brought controversy to the stage and left amazed audiences in its wake. These aren’t your typical showtunes, and these aren’t...

My Girlfriends Boyfriend: Unplugged

My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend: Unplugged

By Lindsay Lee and Lindsay Lee February 14, 2013

Georgetown recently announced that alumnus Mike Birbiglia will be coming back to his alma mater to perform for us! For those of you who don't know, Mike Birbiglia is a very hilarious comedian, writer...

Theater Adviser Retires After 13 Years

By Meghan Patzer March 16, 2012

Ted Parker, technical adviser to the university’s co-curricular theater groups, will retire this semester after 13 years in the department of performing arts, leaving a legacy of strong collaboration...

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