A night full of “TV Theme Songs”

TheaterCNU presents the year’s first performance of Captain’s Cabaret Hosted by the Theater Department’s very own students,“TV Theme Songs,” a Captain’s Cabaret event, was a charming night full of throwback songs that everyone knew and loved. On the night of Jan. 25, there were five Christopher Newport students who hosted and presented for the event:…

The often unsung heroes of theater

Discover how magic becomes reality due to the talent of Theater Tech When the average person thinks about a play, a musical or any other type of theater production, they tend to immediately think of the actors first. Although the work of actors is often the most initially noticeable considering they are the people who…

Opera CNU visualizes the trade-offs of romance and adventure

Discover a review on the humurous production of “The Pirates of Penzance” Typical pirate life used to be harsh and dreadful, but Opera CNU’s performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s timeless classic “The Pirates of Penzance” was anything but that. Last Friday, the Peebles Theatre held the first of two shows brought to life by Opera…

Major milestone for CNU theater major

Junior Amara Breisch hits a major achievement in the world of theater Amara Breisch, planned on auditioning for Drew Gasparini, an award-winning musical theater composer, lyricist and singer/songwriter, when he held a workshop at the Ferguson Center.  Although the junior musical theatre major (with a minor in dance) originally decided against the audition, she ended…

Scientific discovery meets moral dialectics

Review of TheaterCNU’s production “An Experiment with an Air Pump” On Friday, Oct. 4, TheaterCNU premiered “An Experiment with an Air Pump,” a play written by Shelagh Stephenson and directed by Denise Gillman. The play focuses on ethical dilemmas in terms of scientific research throughout the timeline of humankind. Set between two different time periods…

A sneak peak at TheaterCNU’s “An Experiment with an Air Pump”

Assistant Director, Trevor Boynton, uncovers CNU’s upcoming theatrical event Opening this weekend, TheaterCNU will present the highly anticipated play, “An Experiment with an Air Pump,” written by Shelagh Stephenson.  Set between two different time periods of 1799 and 1999, the play will follow two families that are compelled to gain scientific achievement but through an…