Tag: Mason Players

Mason Players Originals!

The School of Theater launches into their season with a collection of student performances BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR At TheatreSpace in the Center for the Arts, students from across the School of Theater put on a wide variety of…

“Cloud 9” brings a story about gender, identity and family

(Photos taken by Amy Rose/Fourth Estate) Carola Patty Gorena Morales, Staff Writer “Cloud 9″ invites audience members into the life of a complicated family dealing with timeless issues. The cast and crew of “Cloud 9” is preparing for the performance…

Weekend Suggestions Nov. 20-22

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On-Campus “Peter Pan: The Boy Who Hated Mothers” This performance will be taking place in Theater Space at the Performing Arts Building November 20-22 at 8 p.m. The show is a take on J.M. Barrie’s novel “The Little…

“Air Pump” ties centuries of science

Ian Brinksman, staff writer Upon learning the Mason Players’ current season would be named the “Season of Innovation,” School of Theater Performance faculty member and show director Mary Lechter knew she had the perfect play. “I’ve been a big fan…

A look at the making of “In the Next Room”

Ian Brinksman, staff writer. With a title like “In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play,” all manner of sexual images are immediately conjured for the Mason Players’ upcoming play. “Don’t be scared when you see the title,” said Dramaturge…

“The Rover” is saved by talented production

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Editor Genevieve Hoeler The Mason Players cap off their season of historical exploration with 17th century Restoration comedy “The Rover,” written by England’s first professional female playwright, Aphra Behn. The production itself proved to have…

Hedda Gabler uncovers skeleton of human nature

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Editor Genevieve Hoeler At George Mason University, an institution founded on the principles of its namesake that all men are created equal, the Mason Players explored the shackles of the eighteenth century genteel society in…