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Taking a Spellbinding Journey ‘Into the Woods’

Taking a Spellbinding Journey ‘Into the Woods’

By Catherine Meyer April 20, 2023

★★★★☆ After navigating through Georgetown University’s Poulton Hall, I arrived at Stage III, the Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society’s theater, to see the cast of “Into the Woods” huddled...

Georgetown Theater: Strong Community Builds Strong Shows

Georgetown Theater: Strong Community Builds Strong Shows

By Emily Smith December 1, 2022

CW: This article references suicide. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Classes have just started, but Georgetown University’s theater community is in full swing,...

Huelga! Tells Story of Latinx Advocates

Huelga! Tells Story of Latinx Advocates

By Adora Zheng April 7, 2022

After spending three days in the Houston library archives, watching hours of film and reviewing 4000 pictures of newspaper clippings, manifestos and letters, Catherine Shonack (COL ’22) was ready to...

VIEWPOINT: Experience Creative Collaboration

VIEWPOINT: Experience Creative Collaboration

By Harry Rose May 12, 2020

When Hugo von Hofmannsthal adapted Sophocles’ “Electra” in 1903, the focus shifted from an Aristotelian representation of Greek mythology to teasing out the complex emotions and psychologies of...

WILL HOUSTON/THE HOYA | Featuring an inspiring performance from exchange student Meg Edwards, Hedda Gabler continues Mask and Baubles excellence in stage work and in transporting the 18th-century tale to a modern context

Mask and Bauble Offers Modern Spin to ‘Hedda Gabler’

By Haley Resnick February 14, 2020

Georgetown University’s Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society stuns the audience in its performance of “Hedda Gabler,” a play originally written by Henrik Ibsen in 1891 and more recently adapted for...

@MASKANDBAUBLE/INSTAGRAM | The Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society is just one of Georgetowns student-run theater groups that foster creativity and self-expression while building community. Bradley Cooper (COL 97) was also involved in theater at Georgetown.

Campus Theater Groups Foster Creativity, Reflection

By Timothy McNulty May 15, 2019

Whether through the theater and performance studies program or student-run groups like the Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society, GU Black Theatre Ensemble and Nomadic Theatre, theater productions help shape...

COURTESY KATE CLARK (COL 21)

Kick Off Your Sunday Shoes at Mask and Bauble’s ‘Footloose’

By Meghan DeCourcey April 13, 2018

The Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society’s performance of “Footloose”encourages its audience members to kick off their Sunday shoes and enjoy the music. Tasked with reimagining the upbeat 1980s...

MASK AND BAUBLE DRAMATIC SOCIETY

Theater Review: ‘Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play’

By Julia Yaeger January 23, 2018

A post-apocalyptic society without television or electricity is the backdrop for an unnerving examination of entertainment itself in “Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play,” a joint production by student...

Theater Sparks Dialogue on and off Stage

Theater Sparks Dialogue on and off Stage

By Jane Mikus November 17, 2017

A bare stage in Poulton Hall is shrouded in darkness. At once, a young man strolls out from stage right and begins speaking to the audience. He asks for someone to yell "Start the f---king play!" An...

Coming Soon: Mask and Bauble’s ‘Rumors’

By Meghan DeCourcey October 6, 2017

The Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society’s first show of the season “Rumors” is over-the-top, entertaining and, simply put, ridiculous. Written by Neil Simon, who is is best known for his play “The...

ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA

A Glimpse Into Georgetown’s Fall Theater Productions

By Meghan DeCourcey September 1, 2017

With the beginning of every new school year comes a new season of performing arts. The student theater groups at Georgetown University have prepared an outstanding season of drama and comedy. Here...

COURTESY MASK AND BAUBLE

Campus Theater: ‘Stupid F***ing Bird’

By Meena Raman April 7, 2017

From Georgetown’s oldest student theater group, the Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society, comes its final mainstage production of the spring semester: “Stupid F***ing Bird.” Described by the Society...

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