Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

UTSA Lyric Theatre presents: Ladies Night

UTSA Lyric Theatre presents: ‘Ladies Night’

Sofia Garcia and Saryvette Morales Cadiz April 7, 2021

The UTSA Lyric Theatre presents: “Ladies’ Night: An evening of opera-style works featuring women’s voices” by the UTSA Department of Music. It premiered to the public last night via YouTube with...

Second Samuel

Second Samuel

Maha Qadri April 2, 2019

UTSA’s theater club, the Rowdy Thespian Association (RTA), put on a showing of “Second Samuel” for Com Week on March 28. “Second Samuel” takes place in a small South Georgian town of the same...

Backstage at the youth production of The Lion King.

Ciudad, A Crecer: Break a leg – Theaters in San Antonio

Enrique Bonilla January 31, 2018

San Antonio theaters revived breathe new life into the arts community. Varied in design, history and audience, theaters have long been a part of San Antonio’s cultural history. These staples in...

Flexing hip-hop and the blues, Little Mac (Jacob Crisp) and Frank T (Jonny Espinoza) resist the cyberbully citizens of Niceville. Photo courtesy of Leon Camacho

This week on stage: “Beautiful Dreamer”

Eric Pitty October 25, 2017

UTSA Operetta “Beautiful Dreamer”: cyberbullying never sounded so good   “Beautiful Dreamer”, an operetta about cyberbullying, runs Sunday, Oct. 29 at 3:00 p.m. in the UTSA Main Campus Recital...

Photos courtesy of Playhouse San Antonio

This week on stage: Vol V

Eric Pitty October 11, 2017

Disney’s “Hunchback of Notre Dame”musical returns to Playhouse San Antonio revamped for the 21st century.   This weekend, The Playhouse San Antonio finishes its stage adaptation of the Disney...

“Measure for Measure” cast in their element. Courtesy of University of Notredame

This week on stage: Vol IV

Eric Pitty and Briyah Phillips September 27, 2017

UTSA brings some of England’s best Shakespearean actors to stage. This Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, some of England’s finest Shakespearean actors will perform “Measure for Measure” in the Arts...

The Bliss Family from left to right: Schedel Luitjen as Simon, Cheryl Tanner as Judith, Hannah Palmer as Sorel. Courtesy of the Boerne Community Theatre

This week on stage: Vol III

Eric Pitty September 13, 2017

From William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” to Seth MacFarlane’s “Family Guy,” the dysfunctional family has pressed the Anglophone imagination to its most compelling and popular dramatic works. This...

Photos courtesy of the Woodlawn Theatre.

This week on stage: Vol II

Eric Pitty August 30, 2017

For just $20, you, dear student, can learn to manipulate your way to the top as the Pulitzer-winning musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” busts onto the Woodlawn Theatre mainstage...

In rehearsal for “Don’t Dress for Dinner” at The Vex. From left to right: Shelby Langhoff as Suzanne, Marc Daratt
as Bernard, and Kaitlyn Jones as Jacqueline.Photo courtesy of Dylan Brainard

This week on stage: Vol. I

Eric Pitty August 22, 2017

There is something irresistible about seeing someone’s heartbreak from 20 feet away. This month, “Don’t Dress for Dinner,” Marc Camoletti’s French spoof of marriage and infidelity, runs at the...

Cast of “The House on Mango Street.” Courtesy of The Classic Theatre

‘The House on Mango Street’ returns by popular demand

Raquel Zuniga April 11, 2017

“The House on Mango Street” returns to the Classic Theatre this month due to popular demand. Amy Ludwig’s adaptation of the Sandra Cisnero’s novel first performed at the Classic Theatre in September...

Manuel Canales and Alejandro Oliveros. Photos by Robert Gutierrez, The Paisano

Lyrical theatre wows UTSA Main Campus audience

Robert Gutierrez April 4, 2017

UTSA’s music and theatre departments performed a brilliant rendition of Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” this past weekend. The theatre was packed and there wasn’t an empty chair in the room. The...

Allan Ross as Prospero, Grace Lamberson as Miranda and Hunter Wulff as Ferdinand. Photo courtesy of The Classic Theatre

The Classic Theatre puts on lovely show: The Tempest

Carlos Hughes February 23, 2017

On Feb. 17, the Classic Theatre of San Antonio had its opening show of its adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play The Tempest. The Tempest tells the story of the magician Prospero, who used to be the...

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