March – April 2015
Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis is a comedy about the regional, cultural and linguistic differences between Northern and Southern France.
In French with English subtitles
The program is IST Approved
Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Tickets for the Del Sarte Dance Recital will be available, beginning March 23, at tickets.oswego.edu, any SUNY Oswego box office or 312-2141.
This 1987 American biographical film, written and directed by Luis Valdez and starring Lou Diamond Phillips, follows the life and career of Chicano rock and roll star Ritchie Valens until his tragic death in an airplane crash on February 3, 1959, which also took the life of Buddy Holly, an American musician, singer-songwriter and pioneer of rock and roll. That night came to be known as “The Day the Music Died”.
The Blue Angel is a 1930 German tragicomedic film directed by Josef von Sternberg and starring Emil Jannings, Marlene Dietrich and Kurt Gerron. It is based on Heinrich Mann’s novel Professor Unrat (“Professor Garbage”, 1905), and set in Weimar Germany. The Blue Angel presents the tragic transformation of a man from a respectable professor to a cabaret clown, and his descent into madness. The film is considered to be the first major German sound film, and brought Dietrich international fame.
Broadway Prop Designer and Sculpture Artist Zoe Morsette will conduct a Fake Food Prop Workshop in which several food items will be made including oysters on the half shell on a tray, champagne in a flute and even a turkey! She will use various materials and employ many amazing techniques that you will not want to miss!
Vague de Cirque comes to SUNY Oswego for four spectacular and thrilling performances:
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday evenings, April 15-17, 2015 • 7:30 PM
Saturday matinee, April 18, 2015 • 2 PM
Vague de Cirque (“Circus Wave”) offers the nomadic spirit of the fairgrounds, the intimacy of a cabaret and deep traditions of the circus. These world-traveled Quebecois will bring and erect their own heated bigtop – just right for spring nights in Oswego.
This event is IST Approved.
“…lose yourself in this joyous, enchanting, amazing and astounding spectacle…”
Sharu Delilkin, theatrescenes.co.nz.au, Aukland
The Third Man is a 1949 British film noir, directed by Carol Reed, with screenplay by English novelist and author Graham Greene, who was regarded as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, and starring Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, and Trevor Howard. The plot is one of intrigue, suspense and murder in post World War II Vienna. The film is considered one of the greatest films of all time, celebrated for its atmospheric cinematography, performances, and musical score. (Anton Karas wrote and performed the score, which used only the zither; its title music “The Third Man Theme” topped the international music charts in 1950.)
See exact dates & times listed below.
Oswego State Theatre Department presents
Written by Tom Stoppard
Directed by Henry Shikongo
Produced under special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Preview: Thursday, April 23 • 7:30 PM
Friday & Saturday, April 24 & 25 • 7:30 PM
Saturday, May 2 • 7:30 PM
Sunday, May 3 • 2:00 PM
Plata Quemada (Burnt Money), set in Argentina in 1965, follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of Argentinian crime history. It is based on Ricardo Piglia’s 1997 Planeta prize-winning novel of the same name, which was inspired by the true story of a notorious 1965 bank robbery in Buenos Aires.