Genesius Theater

Masquers take on Chekhov’s The Seagull

Masquers take on Chekhov’s <em>The Seagull</em>

Claire Neiberg | Staff Writer 12/11/18 The Duquesne University Red Masquers began wrapping up the fall semester with the last full-length show, The Seagull. The Seagull is a Russian play written by dramatist Anton Chekhov in 1885. It focuses on the struggle of producing art and focuses on several very different artists in the community. […]

Comedy abounds in ‘The Busy Body’

Comedy abounds in ‘The Busy Body’

By Carolyn Palombo | Staff Writer 11/09/2017 A frantic play with unhinged humor, The Busy Body’s fast-paced, electrifying environment thrills anyone who sees it, and the Red Masquers have really done the Susanna Centlivre play justice. Immediately noticeable is the play’s comedy. The Busy Body’s humor applies to all types of people, with jokes ranging […]

Red Masquers greet new theater with classic tragedy

Red Masquers greet new theater with classic tragedy

By Zachary Landau | the Duquesne Duke Seeing the set for the Red Masquers’ production of “Death of a Salesman” gets one really excited for the performance. When audiences enter the Genesius Theater, they are going to be wonderfully surprised. Three seamless sets, beautifully constructed and intricately designed, represent a whole new way of performing […]