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Newton Theatre celebrates holidays with a diverse and festive lineup
Published on December 20, 2017 | New Jersey Herald
Posted: Nov. 23, 2017 12:01 am NEWTON — The heartwarming holiday show “A John Denver Christmas” has become a tradition at The Newton Theatre and will return for two shows Dec. 3, at 3 and 7 p.m. Ted Vigil brings the holidays to life through the music of John Denver in his amazing tribute to the late singer, songwriter, actor Read more...
Staten Island’s Best Dressed: A look at this week’s fashion standouts
Published on November 6, 2017 | | Written by Gracelyn Santos
GRACELYN’S CHRONICLES Staten Island’s Best Dressed: A look at this week’s fashion standouts Posted November 06, 2017 at 08:10 AM | Updated November 06, 2017 at 10:08 AM SILive’s ongoing series of slideshows featuring Staten Island’s sartorial stunners. Dr. Gracelyn Santos | email@example.com Rita Curcio, Kim Bonaventura, and Christina Guerrera look stunning in their little black dresses at a Halloween Read more...
Staten Island Nightlife: ‘Sundog Soiree’ sizzled at the Staaten
Published on November 3, 2017 | | Written by Dr. Gracelyn Santos
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — It was special night Thursday for the Sundog Theatre company, which held its annual gala, “The Sundog Soiree,” at the Staaten in West Brighton. Honored for their countless good deeds for those in need, members of the South Shore Rotary Club were in attendance, and even performed for the close to 150 guests, led by well-known Read more...
South Shore Rotary Club to be honored at ‘Sundog Soiree’
Published on October 26, 2017 | | Written by Gracelyn Santos
STATEN ISLAND, NY — If you’re a Staten Islander, then you know how far reaching the good works of South Shore Rotary Club are. And for their good hearts and invaluable philanthropy for borough residents in need — from disaster relief to aiding those battling cancer, to name only tow — the Sundog Theatre Company will be honoring the South Read more...
Scenes from the Staten Island Ferry Submissions
Published on October 26, 2017 | | Written by TWC News Staff
**DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 15, 2018** The Staten Island Ferry will soon take center stage. Sundog Theatre is accepting submissions ahead of its 16th annual Scenes from the Staten Island Ferry show in April. Organizers are calling on playwrights of all skill levels to write an original, one-act play that takes place aboard the iconic vessel. “Every year Sundog Theatre Read more...
Sundog Theatre Seeks Play Submissions for SCENES FROM THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY 2018
Published on October 2, 2017 | | Written by BWW News Deck
**DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 15, 2018** Attention playwrights! Sundog Theatre is seeking one-act play submissions for Scenes from the Staten Island Ferry 2018. 2018 marks Sundog Theatre’s 16th annual presentation of new, original, short one-act plays about our favorite boat that takes passengers and tourists from Staten Island to Manhattan and back – the Staten Island Ferry. Productions dates are Read more...
Newton Theatre to present “A Christmas Carol”
Published on September 22, 2017 |
NEWTON, N.J. — The Newton Theatre will present “A Christmas Carol” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14. This hour-long musical version of Dickens’ original story brings you Scrooge, the three Ghosts of Christmas, Tiny Tim and a host of other Dickensian characters in this beloved tale of redemption, a favorite since Charles Dickens first told his tale in the mid Read more...
S.I.’s Sundog troupe aides Texas theatre’s hurricane relief mission
Published on September 13, 2017 | | Written by Victoria Priola
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.– Sundog Theatre Inc. is known for providing an array of acting classes to help Staten Island youth discover their love for art. Now, they’re using their passion to help another local theatre in need. Queensbury Theatre — a company based in Houston, Texas — opened its doors as a donation drop off center to assist families in Read more...
Sundog Theatre adds four new members to its Board
Published on July 19, 2017 | | Written by Carol Ann Benanti
STATEN ISLAND, NY — Sundog Theatre has welcomed four new members to its Board of Directors, increasing its total membership to 10. Newly approved were Kelly Augustine, Bronwyn Fugate, Holly Olivieri, and Amanda Straniere. They join Sundog’s executive director, Susan Fenley; its board chair Jason Walters; Kara Criscitiello, an attorney; Marjorie Hack; treasurer Jonathan Lipschitz of Victory State Bank, and Read more...
A Perfect Match: Changing Kids’ Lives Through the Arts
Published on January 19, 2017 | | Written by Jennifer Vikse
Some know Sundog Theatre for shows it has produced, such as The Fantasticks, Charlotte’s Web, The 39 Steps, and A Christmas Carol. Others might be familiar with its original pieces like: My Mariners, about the sailors at Snug Harbor; If You Could See: The Alice Austen Story, about the iconic Island photographer and pioneer; Meucci’s Message, which describes Staten Islander Read more...
City challenges Staten Island to shape its own cultural destiny
Published on January 16, 2017 | | Written by Claire M. Regan
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The invitation was intriguing: Show up and help shape the future of arts and culture in New York City — specifically, on Staten Island. More than 130 local museum leaders, artists and arts advocates signed up and showed up for a boroughwide workshop organized by the city Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA). Held at the College Read more...
YABC Students Make Anti-Drug, Anti-Addiction and Anti-Drinking PSAs
Published on January 12, 2017 | | Written by Thabie Sibanda
Tottenville High School held its annual Soundtrack of Life premiere, which featured public service announcements on drugs, addiction, and drinking and driving. NY1’s Thabie Sibanda was there and has that story. Don’t do drugs. Don’t drink and drive. These are just a few messages in a series of PSAs produced by the students from the Staten Island Young Adult Borough Read more...
Sundog Theatre: Transforming Staten Island Through Art And Education
Published on January 11, 2017 | | Written by Amanda Gough
I recently spoke with Susan Fenley, executive director of Staten Island’s SunDog Theatre, at The College of Staten Island’s Springer Hall. The cast was performing the Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol,” for more than 900 students, and I wanted to learn more about this innovative, local theatre. Sundog was incorporated in August 2002, and since then has transformed from the Read more...
A CHRISTMAS CAROL A New Production by Sundog Theatre; sponsored by TD Bank
Published on December 18, 2016 | Bergen Performing Arts Center
Take a picture with Santa at this brand new production of the timeless and beloved tradition A Christmas Carol! Sundog Theatre brings you Scrooge, the three Ghosts of Christmas, Tiny Tim, and a host of other Dickensian characters in this beloved tale of redemption and enchantment. The show is specifically geared towards young audiences, but is appropriate for people of Read more...
Sundog Theatre presents A Christmas Carol
Published on December 18, 2016 | Englewood Patch | Written by ASHLEIGH DEOSARAN
Sundog Theatre will be staging its production of A Christmas Carol at the Bergen Performing Arts Center on December 18 at 1:00pm and 4:00pm. Sundog Theatre brings you Scrooge, the three Ghosts of Christmas, Tiny Tim and a host of other Dickensian characters in this beloved tale of redemption and enchantment. The show is geared toward young audiences, and is Read more...
Celebrate The Holidays With Staten Island’s Sundog Theatre
Published on December 1, 2016 | | Written by Amanda Gough
The Sundog Theatre is celebrating the holiday season with a special performance of “A Christmas Carol,” and the 2017 Scenes From The Staten Island Ferry, a one-act play submission contest. Performances of the Charles Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol” will be held at the College of Staten Island’s Springer Concert Hall on December 21-22 at 10:00 am and 11:30 am. Read more...
Sundog Theatre to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL at College of Staten Island
Published on November 30, 2016 | | Written by News Desk
Sundog Theatre will be holding its production of A Christmas Carol at the College of Staten Island’s Springer Hall on December 21 & 22 at 10:00am and 11:30am. Sundog Theatre brings you Scrooge, the three Ghosts of Christmas, Tiny Tim and a host of other Dickensian characters in this beloved tale of redemption and enchantment. The show is geared towards Read more...
Sundog Theatre Seeks Submissions for SCENES FROM THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY 2017
Published on November 30, 2016 | | Written by News Desk
Sundog Theatre is seeking 2017 Scenes From The Staten Island Ferry one-act play submissions. This signature series of plays is typically themed. As part of Sundog’s 15th Anniversary of operation, playwrights must incorporate the number “15” into the original, short one-act play. For additional information, visit www.sundogtheatre.org. Read more...
Sundog Theatre Announces 2016-2017 Season
Published on November 9, 2016 | | Written by News Desk
Sundog Theatre is pleased to announce the 2016-2017 Season. The first presentation will be A Christmas Carol at the Newton Theatre, New Jersey, on December 15 at 7:00pm and at the Bergen Performing Arts Center on December 18 at 1:00pm and 4:00pm. “Sundog brings to Staten Island a season of brand new, original productions as well as contemporary and educational Read more...
Sundog Theatre Brings “A Christmas Carol” To Newton Theatre
Published on November 7, 2016 |
(NEWTON, NJ) — Sundog Theatre will be staging its production of A Christmas Carol at the Newton Theatre, NJ, on December 15 at 7:00pm. Come see Scrooge, the three Ghosts of Christmas, Tiny Tim, and a host of other Dickensian characters in this beloved tale of redemption and enchantment. The show is geared toward young audiences, and is appropriate for Read more...
Conference Gets Staten Island Parents Involved in Student’s Lives and Curriculum
Published on October 22, 2016 | | Written by Angi Gonzalez
An annual event on Staten Island, aimed at teaching parents how to get their student on the road to success, took place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bloomfield on Saturday. NY1’s Angi Gonzalez reports on how the event helped attendees get more involved in what’s happening with their students at school and outside the classroom. The United Federation of Read more...
Curtis, McKee teens join anti-gun violence movement on Staten Island
Published on June 20, 2016 | | Written by Victoria Priola
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Turns out it’s a cliche because it’s true: The children are our future. Staten Island teens participating in the Anti-Gun Violence Program at Curtis High School and McKee High School will perform original songs, spoken-word and hip-hop pieces at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the Staten Island Museum’s St. George location. The “Art, a Catalyst for Change” Read more...
Curtis, McKee students sing and speak against gun violence
Published on June 20, 2016 | | Written by Victoria Priola
Sundog Theatre presents Curtis and McKee student pieces of music and spoken word that support the Anti-Gun Violence Initiative brought forth by Mayor Bill de Blasio. (Staten Island Advance/ Victoria Priola) Read more...
Theatre Group Takes Stand Against Gun Violence
Published on June 20, 2016 | | Written by NY1 News
A local theatre group takes a stand against gun violence in an artistic way. Students and instructors from the Sundog Theatre performed songs, poems and freestyles focusing on the importance of creating safer neighborhoods in the city. Its all a part of a city funded anti-gun violence program. For some of the students who participated, this topic hits close to Read more...
Sundog’s ‘Waiting for Godot’ premieres this week
Published on June 14, 2016 | | Written by Victoria Priola
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The wait is over: Sundog Theatre’s production of Samuel Becket’s absurdist play “Waiting for Godot” opens Friday, June 17, at Wagner College’s Stage One. Directed by Mickey Tennenbaum and starring community theater veterans Jack Dabdoub and John Griffin, the two-character play runs June 17-19 and June 24-26. The plot: Vladimir (Dabdoub) and Estragon (Griffin) wait endlessly Read more...
Sundog Theatre to Stage Existential Tragicomedy WAITING FOR GODOT
Published on May 11, 2016 | | Written by News Desk
Sundog Theatre is pleased to announce this summer’s acclaimed Samuel Beckett tragicomedy, WAITING FOR GODOT. The show illustrates the endless search by the two lead characters, Vladimir and Estragon, for someone named Godot and their encounters along the way. The six weekend performances (June 17-19, 2016 and June 24-26, 2016) will be held at Wagner College’s Stage One Theatre, 631 Read more...
Sundog Theatre Presents “Ellis Island: Gateway To A Dream”
Published on March 25, 2016 |
(NEWTON, NJ) — During the months of March and April 2016, Sundog Theatre will perform Ellis Island: Gateway to a Dream, a one-hour musical about the historical journey of new immigrants through Ellis Island to students in New Jersey & New York. The performance comes to the Newton Theatre on April 6. Many school districts from throughout the area have Read more...
Sundog Theatre Kicks Off Play Series Starring Staten Island Ferry
Published on March 15, 2016 | | Written by NY1 News
The Sundog Theatre is kicking off a series of plays, where the Staten Island Ferry is the star. For the 13th year, the Sundog Theatre presents “Scenes from the Staten Island Ferry.” More than 100 writers from around the world submitted scripts, but only six made the cut. The Staten Island stories range from dramas about preserving nature, to comedies Read more...
Youth Empowerment Summit gives young Staten Islanders a voice
Published on March 10, 2016 | | Written by CHARISTA S. MROCZEK
At the 10th Annual Youth Empowerment Summit at Wagner College: Bobby Digi, IslandVoice founder and director; Betsy Dubvosky executive director of Staten Island Foundation; Sen. Diane Savino; Miss Staten Island Teen 2016, Charista Mroczek; national coding advocate Brianna Fugate; Shereese Mullings, youth mentor/actor; Michael Rainey Jr., actor/director; Dj Stacks of Hot97 radio; and Holy Moe, founder of Holymoe classics. STATEN Read more...
Staten Island Ferry as a muse: ‘Scenes’ sees 13th year
Published on March 1, 2016 | | Written by Lauren Steussy
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — We’ve all got some thoughts about the Staten Island Ferry. Whether it’s the iconic (and free) rides to Manhattan or the nights waiting for what feels like forever to get back home, the ferry is a frequent muse among Staten Islanders. It inspires feelings of nostalgia, adventure, rage, monotony — all perfect material for one-act plays, Read more...