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Theater construction on pace for fall opening

Theater construction on pace for fall opening

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke Possible floor plan revisions, harsh winter weather and limited building space have not slowed progress on Duquesne’s $4.5 million black box theater project. Shawn Bell, special projects division manager at Turner Construction Company (TCCO), said construction is still on schedule. TCCO has been working on the site since […]

Spring 2015 Duquesne Events: A look into the coming semester’s campus happenings

Spring 2015 Duquesne Events: A look into the coming semester’s campus happenings

By: Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Today marks the beginning of yet another semester up on the Bluff, meaning the three-week break from essays, homework and studying is over. Not all is lost, however, because with the fresh term comes a host of new and exciting campus events, well-deserved distractions from the day-to-day grind of […]

Duquesne’s Red Masquers celebrate theatre and Sinatra

Duquesne’s Red Masquers celebrate theatre and Sinatra

By: Corey Fischer | for The Duquesne Duke Known across campus as Duquesne’s resident theatre company, the Red Masquers have big plans for this year and two exciting shows right around the corner. Heading the troupe of young thespians is John Lane, a professor here in Duquesne’s own theatre department. An industry veteran, Lane has […]

Construction underway on new theater

Construction underway on new theater

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Groundbreaking for the $4.5 million, 10,500 square-foot black box theater started Tuesday outside of the Mary Pappert School of Music. The two-story theater, which will be complete by fall 2015, will encompass a main theater space with dressing rooms, green rooms, space for set construction, rehearsal space and […]

Red Masquers’ Threepenny Opera is flawless

By: George Flynn | Opinions Editor  The Red Masquers put on a fabulous rendition of a musical directed by John Lane Threepenny Opera on Saturday in the Peter Mills auditorium in Rockwell Hall, during the first of two weekends of performances. The play has been performing since Oct. 3 and will continue playing through Saturday. […]