Jazz Ensemble to perform jazzy twist on ‘The Nutcracker’

Jazz Ensemble to perform jazzy twist on ‘The Nutcracker’

  The jazz musicians of Saint Mary’s University will bring a modern classic to town as they perform the amazing Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 in Page Theatre. Recorded in 1960 by Duke...
River North Dance Chicago takes the stage Nov. 20

River North Dance Chicago takes the stage Nov. 20

  WINONA, Minn. — Celebrated for creating vital connections between dancer and audience as well as presenting gutsy and entertaining repertoire, River North Dance Chicago will combine athletic prowess and artistic perspective with bold, theatrical flair during...
Students to stage comedy “The Government Inspector”

Students to stage comedy “The Government Inspector”

  The Department of Theatre and Dance will present the satirical comedy “The Government Inspector” Nov. 7-10 at Page Theatre. Shows run 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 7-9, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10. PHOTO CAPTION: Wig designer Heather Fleming (left)...
Students to stage drama about women, war

Students to stage drama about women, war

  The Saint Mary’s University Theatre and Dance Department will present a groundbreaking play about women and war Sept. 25-26 and 28-29. In “Necessary Targets,” two American women, a Park Avenue psychiatrist and an ambitious young writer, travel to Bosnia to help...