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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

(L to R) Chris Sullivan, Wayne Brady, Anthony Veneziale, Aneesa Folds, and Kurt Crowley (on keyboard) in Freestyle Love Supreme at the Booth Theatre. Photo by Joan Marcus.

‘Freestyle Love Supreme’ brings waves of laughter to the Colonial Theatre

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
March 23, 2022

Left with no set or costumes for their Boston opening night on Mar. 18, it was up to the cast of “Freestyle Love Supreme” to make the show go on without a hitch using their humor and creative musical...

The Colonial Theatre

Colonial Theatre to reopen in September with new programming

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
July 8, 2021

The Emerson Colonial Theatre will open its doors to the public in September 2021 for the first time in seventeen months, the Ambassador Theatre Group announced on Thursday. The historic theatre—which,...

Pete Buttigieg spoke to supporters at the event about the shifted view of nationalism in America. Photo by Rachel Lo / Beacon Staff

Pete Buttigieg talks medicare, young voter turnout at the Colonial Theater

By Tomas Gonzalez, Staff Writer/Photographer
October 30, 2019

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked voters to picture a morning when President Donald Trump is no longer in the Oval Office at a private event Tuesday in the Emerson Colonial Theatre. “Picture,...

Crowds file into the Boston Opera House in front of the Paramount residence building entrance to see Hamilton.     Photo by Cullen Granzen / Beacon Staff

Theater crowds create sidewalk traffic for students

By Belen Dumont, News Editor
October 17, 2018

The Emerson Colonial Theatre premiered “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” this summer, and brought hundreds of theater guests to Boylston Street. Now, with classes in session, students must dodge these matinee...

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