Tag: Ramapo theater

Frankenstein shines on stage at Ramapo

Photo by Dana Wehmann Student cast and crew members are preparing to perform an adaptation of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” in the Sharp Theater this weekend. The Ramapo theater production arrives during the bicentennial anniversary of the novel’s original publication.     Two hundred years following its first publication, the original “Frankenstein” […]

Ramapo students celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday

Photo by Kimberlee Bongard In celebration of Shakespeare Day, students and faculty participated in workshops and performances to commemorate the playwright’s 454th birthday on April 23. Terra Vandergaw, an associate professor of theater, credited Ramapo’s 10th annual Shakespeare Day to the support from Ramapo’s theater program, the Devised Theatre Ensemble […]

Stand out musical Urinetown hits the Berrie Center

Photo by Michael Pacheco Over the past weekend the Ramapo College theater department produced the acclaimed broadway production “Urinetown.” Set in a post-apocalyptic world where a 20-year drought has caused severe water shortage, a malevolent government has banned private toilets and forced citizens to pay to use public amenities. Allowing […]

“Urinetown” cast and crew prep for opening weekend

Photo by Kim Bongard The cast and crew of “Urinetown” are debuting their brilliantly humorous musical this upcoming weekend in the Berrie Center’s Sharp Theater. Originally written by Greg Kotis and Mark Hollman, the upcoming rendition of “Urinetown” is directed by Ramapo alum Joe Kiely. “Urinetown” is an award winning […]

Actors Don Masks for Adaption of Voltaire’s

Photo by Alex Baran Voltaire’s legendary French satire “Candide,” adapted and directed by Fulbright Scholar Rafael Bianciotto and Ramapo’s own Terra Vandergaw, began performances in the Sharp Theater this weekend with great style and humor. Unique to the production were the exaggerated masks worn by the characters.  The production was […]