Theatre Program

Remembering Albert Bermel: Longtime Lehman Professor, Author, and Theatre Critic

October 10, 2013 10:33 am Faculty, Graduate Studies, Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Theatre Program

Albert Bermel, who chaired Lehman’s Speech and Theatre Department from 1988-1994 and was a celebrated author and theater critic, passed away on October 5, 2013. He was 85. When Bermel joined the Lehman faculty in 1970, he was a respected theatre critic for The New Leader and a published playwright, author, and translator of classical works for the modern theater.

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Actor Chazz Palminteri Brings His Bronx Tale to Lehman

October 4, 2013 12:49 pm School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

The Belmont product has returned to the borough to perform his autobiorgraphical one-man show, “A Bronx Tale,” on Oct. 17 at Lehman College. Proceeds from the one-night-only performance — Palminteri’s first ever in his home borough — will benefit his charity, the Child Reach Foundation.

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Professor Susan Watson Turner’s Film to be Featured in Hoboken International Film Festival

May 10, 2013 4:33 pm School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

The film beat out more than 1,300 submissions for the privilege of being shown at the seven-day Festival.

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Lehman Alumnus Produces New Off-Broadway Comedy

May 8, 2013 11:28 am Alumni, Alumni Relations, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students, Theatre Program, Urban Male Leadership Program

“If someone had told me three years ago that I would be producing plays, operating my own accounting office, and giving talks about healthy life habits, I would have thought they were crazy,” says Ureña.

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Theatre Program Wins Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Merit Awards

March 20, 2013 12:33 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Theatre Program

Lehman’s Theatre Program has received Merit Awards in acting performance from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region 1 for its fall productions of Jose Rivera’s Marisol and Michael Frayn’s Noises Off.

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Theatre and Dance Programs to Present New Production of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ March 13-17

March 5, 2013 1:11 pm School of Arts and Humanities, Students, Theatre Program

The show will open in the Lovinger Theatre on Wednesday, March 13, at 3:30 p.m. and will continue through Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7 p.m.

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Auditions for Musical Production to be Held in January

December 11, 2012 3:02 am Theatre Program

Professor Penny Prince of the Music Department is looking for singers, actors, set designers and crew for her new musical production of Rumpelstiltskin ’13.

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Theatre: ‘Noises Off’ Dec. 5-9

December 5, 2012 2:54 pm Theatre Program

Described as a play within a play, ‘Noises Off’ is Frayn’s comedy about the goofs and gaffes that take place before the curtain call.

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Theatre Program at Lehman College to Present ‘Marisol’ Oct. 31 – Nov. 4

October 22, 2012 9:50 am Lovinger Theatre, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

The Theatre Program at Lehman College will present Marisol, the 1993 Obie Award-winning drama about a community grappling with poverty and crime.

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Theatre Program to Present ‘Urinetown’ April 25-28

April 17, 2012 1:31 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

The Lehman Theatre Program will present its spring production of “Urinetown: The Musical” at the Lovinger Theatre April 25-28.

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Acting: The Emotions Need to Be Real

March 5, 2012 4:46 pm Audio, Multimedia, Theatre Program

Long-time stage, film and TV actor Matthew Arkin talks about the craft of acting and aspects of his career.

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Theatre: Pearl Cleage’s ‘Flyin’ West’ Feb. 29 – March 4

February 22, 2012 2:18 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Theatre Program

The Lehman Theatre Program will present a production of Pearl Cleage’s acclaimed play Flyin’ West from Wednesday, February 29 through Sunday, March 4, in the Speech and Theatre Building’s Studio Theatre.

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