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Masquers nail cerebral conflict of Six Characters in Search of an Author

Masquers nail cerebral conflict of <em>Six Characters in Search of an Author</em>

Josiah Martin | A&E Editor 02/14/19 It’s fairly safe to say that tackling metafiction — stories about stories — is a risky move. It’s easy for an author to disillusion an audience by getting into the philosophy of their craft. However, when a deep dive into this philosophy is played for laughs, as is the […]

Masquers nail tone, themes of The Foreigner

Masquers nail tone, themes of <em>The Foreigner</em>

Claire Neiberg | Staff Writer 10/11/18 The Duquesne University Red Masquers continued its fall season with the opening of The Foreigner last week on Oct. 4. The Foreigner is a two-act farce written by Larry Shue. While the cast is small, showcasing only seven actors and actresses, the play delivers a powerful message of the […]