Sweeney’s Coming This March!

After a highly successful Fall semester featuring two great shows, Much Ado About Nothing & Deathrap, The Canisius College Little Theatre is proud (and very excited!) to announce our next production: Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Sweeney will be directed by Seniors Joshua RobinsonTyler Ianuzi, both 4-year members of LT and currently sitting E-Board members; will feature musical direction by William Freeman; and will be produced by Hannah AltChristopher Hyzy, the club’s President & Vice President.

The role of Sweeney Todd will be played by Freshman Albert Falcone, previously seen as Claudio in our fall production of Much Ado About Nothing; Mrs. Lovett will be played by Sophomore Erin Mount, who appeared as Beatrice in Much Ado and Margaret Johnson in last year’s The Light In The Piazza; Sophomore Matt Giangrego, who was in both of our shows Fall semester, will play Anthony; Johanna will be played by Junior Miranda Lombardo, who was seen as Clara in The Light In The Piazza and Clea in 2010′s Black Comedy; Sophomore Rebecca Krakowiak, last seen in 2010′s Public Eye, will be playing Tobias Ragg; and Freshman Patrick Zicari, who played Benedick in Much Ado, will play Judge Turpin.

The show will run for one weekend only, March 1st-3rd 2012, in Canisius’ own Marie Maday Theatre, located on campus in Lyons Hall. To reserve tickets, call (716) 888-3795. Tickets will be high demand, so reserve your soon!


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General Body Meeting – Wednesday, August 31st

Calling all new and returning LT Members!

This Wednesday, August 31st at 730PM, Little Theatre will be holding our first General Body Meeting in the Marie Maday Theatre (in Lyons Hall). Come out and meet this year’s E-Board, discuss our upcoming season, Studio X, play some warm-up games, and much more!

Hope to see you all at 7:30PM on Wednesday!

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Studio X – September 8th

The Canisius College Little Theatre announces the start of another great season with Studio X!

Do you like to sing? Act? Dance? Maybe you’re looking for a great way to get involved on campus and start the year off right? Consider Studio X, not your typical open mic show! We have a wide variety of acts, certain to please any and all who attend. At our last show we had acts such as comedy skits, musical sing-alongs & solo acts, original singer-songwriters, and even some stand-up comedy!

Studio X will be located in the Palisano Pavilion, right in the heart of the Canisius College campus, at 8PM on Thursday, September 8th.

Contact the club at ltclub@canisius.edu for more information or to sign up!

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Virtual LT Tours: Coming Soon

Keep an eye on our website over the summer, we are going to be experimenting with some new technologies to further bring the LT experience online!

For example, we are going to be testing out the features of Microsoft Photosynth to hopefully bring some interactive panoramas online for your viewing pleasure.


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Little Theatre Announces The 2011-2012 E-Board

Thanks to everyone who came out to Studio X! Whether you performed or came to watch the show, we were all very pleased with the outcome, and we hope you were too!

At the show, we announced the E-Board for next school year, it is as follows:

Hannah Alt
Communications Studies, Class of ’13

Christopher Hyzy
Digital Media Arts, Class of ’12

Josh Robinson
Digital Media Arts, Class of ’12

Tyler Ianuzi
Creative Writing, Class of ’12

Kailey Balconi

Communications Studies, Class of ’12

Christina Ruggeri
Adolescent Education/Math With Statistics, Class of ’13

Ashlyn Zgoda
Psychology, Class of ’14

James Sowa
Undecided, Class of ’14

Erin Mount
English, Class of ’14

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Studio X – Coming Soon!

Want to sing? Act? Dance? Or just have a some fun with LT? We are now looking for acts for Studio X, scheduled for Thursday, May 5th. Our Studio X shows are a great way to end the year together, this is not an event you want to miss!

Stop by the clubroom or email us if you’re interested. Don’t have any ideas what to do? We have plenty of ideas to share, just come talk to us!

IN ADDITION: This is also where & when next year’s E-Board will be announced! Come out and welcome the new E-Board!

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“Crimes of The Heart” Opens TONIGHT!

Hard to believe it, but the time is here – our spring mainstage performance of Crimes of The Heart opens tonight, April 7th, in the Marie Maday Theatre on the Canisius College campus. Doors will be at 730, with a curtain up time of 8PM. If you miss it tonight you’ll have plenty more chances to catch it! It will run both this weekend (Thursday to Saturday) and next weekend (Thursday to Saturday). Each show will start at 8PM with the exception of the final show, Saturday the 16th, which will be a special matinee performance at 2PM. Admission is free, and donations will be accepted. There will be a gala after each show with the cast and crew!

Come out and support your fellow Little Theatreians!

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“Crimes of The Heart” Poster & Performance Details

There’s no rest for Little Theatre!

We’ve just wrapped on The Light In The Piazza and already we’re gearing up for our Spring Mainstage: Beth Henley’s Crimes of The Heart, directed by Elieen Dugan. The shows will be on April 7th – 9th & 14th – 16th. Doors will be at 730 PM, with a curtain up time of 8PM each night EXCEPT Saturday the 16th, which will be a special matinee show at 2PM ONLY.

As the show nears closer, we will continue to update the site with more details! If you would like to reserve your tickets now, simply call the box office at (716) 888-3795 or email us at ltclub@canisius.edu.

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“The Light In The Piazza” Opens TONIGHT!

Hey everyone! Just a reminder that our production of The Light In The Piazza opens tonight, March 10th, in the Marie Maday Theatre, in Lyons Hall on the Canisius College campus. Admission is free (donations will be accepted), and there will be a gala afterward with the cast & crew! Come out and support everyone!

There will also be shows Friday March 11th (8PM) & Saturday March 12th (2PM). Hope to see you there!

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Gallery Added: Pippin

We’ve updated our gallery section to include photos from the 2009 production of Pippin, directed by Mike Buczkowski. You can check them out here.

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