Tag: Mason’s Center for the Arts

From 30 Rockefeller Plaza to Fairfax, Va.

Weekend update host Colin Jost visits Mason BY: NIKAYLA KIRCHNER, STAFF WRITER On Thursday, Feb. 20, “SNL” writer, actor and comedian Colin Jost took the stage at Mason’s Center for the Arts to discuss politics, college life, Starship robots and…

Virginia Opera Presents: Cinderella

Gioachino Rossini’s “Cinderella” created the perfect atmosphere for Valentine’s weekend in Concert Hall BY: TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Subtitles, singers and symphonies, oh my! Gioachino Rossini’s “Cinderella,” a two-act opera directed by Kyle Lang, opened this weekend to an energetic…

Are You a Problem?

World debut of “What Problem?” performance closes out Artist-In-Residence at the CFA  BY NAYOMI SANTOS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR In its second installation, the Center for the Arts’s (CFA) Artist-in-Residence program continues to foster the collaboration between world-renowned artists and Mason…

Grasping at What is Endangered

The CFA hosts its first show of the season, “Figures of Speech” BY: NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER The legendary choreographer Alonzo King views the world as lines — both straight and circular, related to all things. To commence the spring…

‘Rags’ Returns to the Stage at Mason

Mason Players reanimate a timeless tale about America BY AHMED FARID, STAFF WRITER What if I told you that you were about to watch a musical about a refugee who comes to the U.S. searching for a better life, only…

A Story of Today, and of Our Past

Mason’s School of Theater brings a revised version of ‘Rags’ to the Center for the Arts BY HAILEY BULLIS, CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Mason’s School of Theater will be performing the newest version of the Broadway play “Rags” opening on Thursday, Oct….

ARTS By George! Showcases Mason Art Students

Student performances included dance, guard and opera  BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER On the evening of Saturday, Sept. 28, in multiple showcases at the de Laski Performing Arts Center, students from across the College of Visual and Performing Arts demonstrated…

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…

A Night At the Theater

St. Olaf Orchestra visits Mason BY ALEXANDRIA MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR Last Tuesday evening, the St. Olaf Orchestra performed in Mason’s Center for the Arts. Mason students Camille Brayshaw and Rhyan Elliott sat front and center in the fourth row with…

Hannibal Buress Performs at Mason

Buress cracks up audience BY ELWAFIR SALIH, STAFF WRITER Comedian Hannibal Buress performed for a packed audience in Mason’s Center for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 1. The show was hosted by Student Involvement, and was open to Mason students…