Tag: Sharp Theater

Post-Electric Play Premieres in Sharp Theater

Photo by Micheal Pacheco Combining post-apocalyptic themes with “The Simpsons,” Anne Washburn’s play “Mr. Burns” premiered in the Sharp Theater last Friday night. The show, labeled as a “post-electric” play, serves as Ramapo’s spring mainstage production. This production of “Mr. Burns” is directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh and choreographed by Amanda […]

Emmy-Winning Folk Band Performs at the Berrie Center

Photo courtesy of Marek Hajdasz The Grammy-nominated, Emmy-winning ensemble Cherish the Ladies delivered its third annual performance at the Berrie Center last weekend, playing two shows on Sunday in the Sharp Theater. The Irish-American folk band formed in 1985 under the leadership of Joanie Madden, a multi-instrumentalist born in the […]

Band Performs Cajun Music While on Tour at Ramapo

Photo by Michael Pacheco As part of their tour across the east coast, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys stopped at Ramapo to perform their infectious Cajun music. This genre of music is rooted in the ballads of the French-Speaking Arcadians of Canada, who migrated to southern Louisiana. This eventually […]

Cinderella’s Prince Shines in Ballet Performance

Photo courtesy of Lia Kapelke, Flickr A prestigious dance group performed at the Sharp Theater last Saturday, when the New York Ballet Company performed its rendition of the popular fairy tale Cinderella. The curtain rose on a young, skinny Cinderella dressed in pink rags resembling a nightgown of today. Cinderella’s […]

Award-Winning Musician Brings Concert to Ramapo

Photo by Alyssa Rabinowitz Selections from popular folk musician John Denver’s catalog mixed with traditional holiday songs played in the Berrie Center’s Sharp Theater on Saturday night, during a concert dubbed “A Rocky Mountain Christmas.” The performance centered on award-winning guitarist and vocalist Chris Collins, who was backed by the […]

Something Wicked This Way Comes as Student Production of Macbeth Hits Sharp Theater

Photo by Alex Baran  On the most versatile and impressive set since the theater program’s 2014 production of Spring Awakening, the intense tragedy of Shakespeare’s Macbeth unfolds in measured breaths. Macbeth (Nick D’Ambrosia), juggles with the insidious interpretations gleaned from witches who prophesize his rise to power in coded proclamations. Macbeth’s […]

Radio Theatre Brings Frankenstein to Life

Photo by Michael Pacheco October rings in a host of seasonal events both related to autumn and to the end of month extravaganza of Halloween. The Berrie Center hosted an event which catered to the latter, Radio Theatre’s version of the ageless classic, “Frankenstein.” Radio Theatre is an award-winning performance group whose […]

Jazz Artist John Pizzarelli Sells Out Sharp Theater

Photo by Emily Filocco This past Sunday, famed jazz guitarist and Great American Songbook interpreter John Pizzarelli and his quartet performed at the Berrie Center. A capacity crowd filled Sharp Theater; the musical performance was sold out weeks prior to the performance. Pizzarelli was accompanied by his brother Martin Pizzarelli […]