Manhattan College Players Preview

Taylor Brethauer, Staff Writer The Manhattan Players certainly have their plates full this semester with many shows and events planned that they hope will interest those who have participated in theater before.  There’s a reason that requirements for the ensemble on the page list “a love of acting and the theatrical arts.” Yet no matter what your theatrical background is, the group is happy to welcome … Continue reading Manhattan College Players Preview

MC’s Most Influential: George Schlinck

The stereotype of an engineer is often a nerdy geek who spends days and nights hunched over a computer—tapping away at a keyboard and scribbling formulas in nearly illegible handwriting. Society often pictures these masters of math and science as socially awkward beings far more comfortable working with a calculator than holding a conversation with another human. Chemical engineering student George Schlinck is anything but … Continue reading MC’s Most Influential: George Schlinck

“The Shadow Box”

The show ended with, “it doesn’t last forever, it wasn’t supposed to last forever.” As the actors stood together before their final bow, they looked into the audience and connected with each individual member on one topic: death as a fact of life. “The Shadow Box,” written by Michael Cristofer, featured a small intimate cast of nine individuals split between three different lives. Their lives … Continue reading “The Shadow Box”

Player’s Spring Musical Brought Big Talent and Big Laughs

Manhattan College Players took the stage this past weekend with their production of Little Shop of Horrors, a comedy horror rock musical about a run down flower shop that turns famous after one of the workers develops a new plant. John Corraro played Seymour, a nerdy Urkle like character who is extremely shy. The audience watched Seymour start off as a timid guy who simply … Continue reading Player’s Spring Musical Brought Big Talent and Big Laughs

Little Shop of Horrors to take Smith Auditorium This Weekend

Manhattan College’s spring musical, Little Shop of Horrors, is bound to give its audience a good laugh and a stellar performance this weekend. Little Shop of Horrors is a comedy horror rock musical. The story follows an unlucky florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. The musical is based on the 1960 dark comedy film, The Little Shop … Continue reading Little Shop of Horrors to take Smith Auditorium This Weekend