• Arts & Entertainment

    QC Theatre Guild presents late Edward Albee play

    The Queens College Theatre Guild put on their production of Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf” on Nov. 18 at The Little Theatre in King Hall. “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” is a two hour and 45 minute play originally performed on Broadway in 1962. Victoria Gomez, the president of the QC Theatre Guild and a drama theatre and studio art major, directed it. “The goal was to bring in new people to the theatre guild who aren’t only theatre majors to give them opportunities to act,” Gomez said. “The rehearsal process was fun and everyone brought in ideas and energy.” Gomez gave an introductory speech before the play…

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    Play highlights failed relationships and absence of God

    The Queens College Department of Drama, Theatre & Dance debuted their production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ “Our Lady of 121st Street” on Feb. 18 at The Performance Space, M11, in Rathaus Hall. Directed by theater professor Claudia Feldstein, the dark comedy, set on 121st Street in Manhattan, focused on the death of nun and community activist Sister Rose and how it affected the people who loved her. “Almost all of the characters made huge mistakes and struggle to move forward. They are all looking to connect with someone or to be at peace with themselves,” Feldstein said. The set was divided into three sections. The section on the left showed an…

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    All’s Well that Ends Well

    The Queens College Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance concluded their 2013-2014 season with a revamped production of William Shakespeare’s “All’s Well that Ends Well,” the week of April 2. The play follows the story of lovelorn orphan Helena, played by Rina Dutta, whose heart belongs to the Count Bertram, played by Christopher Guevara. However, the affection is not mutual. Competing for Bertram’s affection was his close friend, Parolles, played by Ali Kane. Helena travels far and wide to formulate a plan that will make Bertram hers forever. The company brought Shakespeare’s notable comedy into the 21st century with the use of popular music, hashtags and selfies. The play takes place…