Genesius Theater

Genesius Theater home to thought-provoking Endeavor Mind

Genesius Theater home to thought-provoking <em>Endeavor Mind</em>

Hannah Boucher | Staff Writer 11/14/19 Note: A member of the Duke editorial staff is involved in this production. Science is constantly pushing boundaries, always taking risks and looking for the next best thing. This is reflected in many works as the question of “what if?” is asked. What if humans could be made immortal? […]

Pittsburgh New Works Festival held at DU

Pittsburgh New Works Festival held at DU

09/05/2019 By Kellen Stepler  Duquesne University’s Genesius Theater is home to Duquesne’s Red Masquers, the Spotlight Musical Theater Company and the Mary Pappert School of Music. And now, it’s home to the Pittsburgh New Works Festival (PNWF) in the festival’s 29th year. For the past six years, the event was held at Carnegie Stages. The […]

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 […]