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In Joshua Harmon’s 'Admissions,' White Guilt Collides with White Privilege

Thursday, October 24, 2019 The Boston Globe

Conservatory faculty member Paul Daigneault directs SpeakEasy Stage Company's production of Admissions, a satirical drama that pushes buttons as it takes aim at white privilege, white guilt, and the pieties and hypocrisies of the left when it comes to equality, diversity, and inclusion.

Tori Scott Debuts 'Vodka Is The Reason For The Season' At Broward Center

Monday, October 21, 2019 Broadway World

Alum Tori Scott (B.F.A. '02, musical theater), named "The Bette Midler of the new millennium" by Provincetown Magazine and among the Top 10 Cabaret Performers in NYC by Time Out New York, presents the South Florida debut of her holiday show Vodka Is The Reason For The Season on November 30.

At This Thanksgiving, The Politically Woke Get Carved

Thursday, October 17, 2019 The Boston Globe

The Thanksgiving Play follows a troupe of artists straining to create a culturally sensitive theater work that simultaneously celebrates Thanksgiving while honoring Native American Heritage Month. Directed by Conservatory Dean of Theater Scott Edmiston with a cast featuring Conservatory faculty member Jesse Hinson.

Is Philly’s Next Homegrown Movie Star CAPA Grad Marchánt Davis?

Sunday, September 29, 2019 The Philadelphia Inquirer

Conservatory alum and actor Marchánt Davis (B.F.A. '13, musical theater) talks about the saxophone being his “weapon of choice” during his elementary school days in Nicetown, he doesn’t mean he preferred its dulcet tones to the clarinet.

Marchant Davis Says 'Day Shall Come' Character 'Doesn't Know Failure'

Friday, September 27, 2019 United Press International

In The Day Shall Come, the FBI tries to turn a viral street preacher into a wanted terrorist so agents can arrest him. Alum Marchant Davis (B.F.A. '13, musical theater) plays Moses Al Shabaz in the film, in theaters Friday, September 27.

Review: Paging Pablo Escobar in 'Our Dear Dead Drug Lord'

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 The New York Times

The New York Times reviews Alexis Scheer's (B.F.A. '14, musical theater) Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, a vibrant play about four teenage girls, a Ouija board, and their endeavor to summon the spirit of narco-terrorist Pablo Escobar.

'Come From Away': Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 NPR

The cast of the Broadway production of Come From Away, including alum De'Lon Grant (M.F.A. '09, musical theater), recently performed a condensed version of the show on NPR's Tiny Desk concert series.

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