The Paisano



Geoffrey Okolo

May 28, 2020

The musical “Hamilton” had a unique cast, message and soundtrack that provide a refreshing take on history. Lin-Manuel Miranda used hip-hop and rap to weave together the captivating rags-to-riches story of founding father Alexander Hamilton. By reimagining ideological debates between the Federalists...

‘The SpongeBob Musical’ is politically charged

'The SpongeBob Musical' is politically charged

Christina Troy, Copy Editing Coordinator

February 11, 2020

Tony-winning production “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical” made its way to the Majestic Theatre, Jan. 24-26, for nostalgia-seeking 90s kids and begrudging parents alike. Both groups left with more life lessons, political commentary and uncomfortable romance than they could’ve expected. By...

This week on stage: Vol II

Photos courtesy of the Woodlawn Theatre.

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 from Aug. 25 to Sept. 17. The story orbits two rivals, J. Pierrepont Finch and Bud Frump, as t...

‘Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical’ comes to the Alamo City

September 17, 2013

Photo Credit: Jason Jalufka Robert Louis Stevenson’s quote, “All human beings, as we meet them, are commingled out of good and evil,” echoes in the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, an examination of the human condition and the passion of a devoted scientist willing to risk his...

‘Buddy’ starts and ends on a sweet note

February 20, 2013

The man in the Wayfayer glasses is back for an encore.Following its success from last fall, “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story” returns to the Cameo Theatre for a two-week run. The production isscheduled to end on Feb. 24.“Buddy” chronicles the iconic singer’s early roots in the rock n’ roll business...

Local Events: week of January 15

January 22, 2013

Tuesday, Jan. 15. 10 a.m. Exhibit: Aphrodite and the Gods of Love The San Antonio Museum of Art (200 W. Jones St.) presents “Aphrodite and the Gods of Love,” an exhibit featuring 125 statues, vases, jewelry and other valuables from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Admission is free on Tuesda...