Madelyn Paquette

Cast uses small theater to advantage during ‘The Glass Menagerie’
Culture, Theater

Cast uses small theater to advantage during ‘The Glass Menagerie’

In the introduction to “The Glass Menagerie,” the narrator tells the audience that they are watching a “memory play.” The events and characters live in memory, therefore certain aspects appear better, while some appear worse. Through its creative direction and acting, the theatre department breathed new life into Tennessee Williams’ semi-autobiographical play. Matt Paris, a…

‘Deathscribe: Miami’ spooks audiences with audio-based twist
Culture, Reviews, Theater

‘Deathscribe: Miami’ spooks audiences with audio-based twist

When most people think of horror, their minds jump to slasher films, bone-chilling novels or even haunted houses. But what about plays? There are frightfully few truly scary on-stage performances. WildClaw Theatre is out to change that with “Deathscribe: Miami,” a theatrical experience showcasing the eerie, bone-chilling and downright creepy, just in time for Halloween….

Raunchy puppet show draws big laughs in ‘Hand to God’
Culture, Reviews, Theater

Raunchy puppet show draws big laughs in ‘Hand to God’

Few things seem more wholesome and family-friendly than a church-sponsored puppetry group. But throw in a mid-life crisis, raging lust and a touch of possibly satanic possession, and this good, clean fun turns demonically dirty. “Hand to God” is a dark comedy by Robert Askins. It had two successful off-Broadway productions before finally transferring to…

Hecht Studio Theatre to show unconventional vampire story ‘Cuddles’
Community, Culture, Theater

Hecht Studio Theatre to show unconventional vampire story ‘Cuddles’

Forget everything you thought you knew about vampire stories. “Cuddles,” the chilling play running in the Hecht Studio Theatre this weekend, is an entirely different breed. Directed by theatre professor Bruce Miller and starring BFA Musical Theatre seniors Hollis Williams and Annabelle Shea, “Cuddles” is one of the most daring shows produced in the Studio…

Zika impacts businesses in local art district Wynwood
Culture

Zika impacts businesses in local art district Wynwood

It has been a tough month for Wynwood. The neighborhood, previously known for its monthly Art Walk and thriving restaurant scene, has made national headlines since it was first confirmed on July 29th that locally-transmitted cases of Zika virus had been diagnosed in the area. The CDC issued a travel warning for pregnant women, the…

10 tips to start school year right
Culture

10 tips to start school year right

The beginning of the semester has finally arrived! Even though freshman orientation has come and gone, there’s still plenty to learn about life at UM. Here are some tips to get your year started on the right foot: Bring a hoodie. It may be 90 degrees and humid outside, but at least one of your…

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