Suffolk Performing Arts produces several stage productions each year, including Dinner Theatre, Pioneer Performance Series, SpringFest, STEW, and Acting Out! Students of all majors, backgrounds, and talent are encouraged to audition for all productions.
A three course meal, with a twist! The actors/waiters drop clues, (but not your food) during this interactive murder mystery. Past performances included 2009's Murder at Cafe Noir, a spoof on the film noir genre in the vein of the Maltese Falcon and Casablanca, 2013's Boy Meets Murder, a spoof on Boy Meets World written by two Suffolk alumni and 2014's Enterprise: Deep Space Murder a spoof on Star Trek written by a Suffolk alumnus.
SpringFest is Suffolk's annual variety show and oldest arts tradition. This show highlights the hidden (and not so hidden) performing arts talents of Suffolk students and staff in an exciting musical extravaganza performed for one night only at Boston's Royale night club. Auditions take place each February, and the show is performed in April.
Each summer Suffolk students flex their acting muscles for the incoming freshman class during New Student Orientation.
Past performances include Reality STEW, Alphabet STEW, and "Saved by the STEW", a spoof of Saved by the Bell.
Community Arts Events & Programs
Suffolk Performing Arts also hosts a variety of community events throughout the school year, giving students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to come together and enjoy entertainment. Suffolk Performing Arts encourages you to get involved in the arts community both at Suffolk and in Boston. Through our community program initiatives of Ahts & Cultcha, InstaRam, Popular Ticket Series, and other community events, you will find many opportunities to see shows and perform yourself!
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