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Harris (Nathan Lane) and Evelyn (Megan Mullally) devise a plan to bring their family back together in A24s first movie musical.

A24’s first movie musical is chaotic and jarring in a “camp” way

By Molly Fitzsimons, Co-Life and Culture Editor October 26, 2023
For as long as movies have existed, they have been a source of comfort and an escape from reality. If you are looking for a beautiful storyline, with heartfelt content and a sensible yet relatable cast, do not watch “Dicks: The Musical.” If you are looking for movies that leave the viewer with a sense of understanding and feeling improved as a person after watching, do not watch “Dicks: The Musical.” 
Pursuing a Bachelor of Music with a focus on voice in the Ithaca College School of Music, Chalnick has garnered a TikTok following of over 990,000 through her unique songwriting challenges, skits and singing videos. 

IC student nominated for iHeartRadio award

By Natalie Tribiano, Assistant Life and Culture Editor February 24, 2022
What started as simply posting singing videos to TikTok has led Alexa Chalnick to an opportunity to be a part of a nationally recognized award show.
The Ithaca College Showchoir Association invited Broadway star Grey Henson to join a virtual conference for an open Q&A with the IC community Dec. 2 at the Whalen Center for Music.

Broadway star invited to speak with IC Showchoir

By Mike Ross December 8, 2021
Students met in the James J. Whalen Center for Music, Room 2105 for approximately one hour of conversation with Broadway star Grey Henson.
Junior Courtney Long writes notes in her score during a rehearsal for Sister Act. The Main Stage Theater shows all have themes of breaking convention and offer promising scores and storylines.

Main Stage Theater prepares for Fall 2019 season

By Linnea Carchedi, Contributing Writer September 17, 2019

Ithaca College’s fall semester Main Stage Theater lineup explores the theme of breaking convention with “Everybody,” “Sister Act,” “Hedda Gabler” and “The Antigone Project.” Contributing...

Students pitched “Subject to Change” in May 2018 and are set to air their finished product this May. The show will follow fictional friends as they navigate college life. It will incorporate original pop-rock musical numbers.

Students to create first ICTV musical show

By Ashley Stalnecker January 29, 2019

Comedic writing, combined with relatable content, adds a lighthearted tone to ICTV’s first musical TV show, “Subject to Change,” which will tackle issues relevant to the daily lives of college students. ICTV...

The Mystery of Edwin Drood will be performed at the Hanger Theatre from Sept. 15–17. The play is based off of an unfinished Charles Dickens novel, and features 28 Ithaca college students and alumni. Audiences are used to complete one of several different outcomes for the plays ending.

Murder mystery play allows for audience participation

By Noa Covell, Contributing Writer September 12, 2017
“Throughout the show, even before the ending, the audience has a chance to interact with the actors,”
“Dogfight” is MainStage Theatre’s latest production and is directed by Wendy Dann. The musical is based on the 1991 film of the same name and is set in the late 1960s following the Vietnam War.

Dark themes explored in latest Main Stage musical, “Dogfight”

By Justin Henry, Staff Writer March 28, 2016
"Dogfight," Main Stage Theatre's second production of the semester, is a musical that tells the story of Marines following their service during the Vietnam War.
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