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

‘El Gato con Botas’ purr-fectly charms

‘El Gato con Botas’ purr-fectly charms

Maria Wence, Staff Writer March 26, 2024

The recent production of “El Gato con Botas” provides an operatic twist to the infamous Spanish feline movie, “Puss in Boots.” Presented by the UTSA Lyric Theater and written by Xavier Montsalvatge,...

‘Beetlejuice’ shakes the Majestic Theatre

‘Beetlejuice’ shakes the Majestic Theatre

Laynie Clark, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2024

      “Let’s turn on the juice and see what shakes loose.” San Antonio’s Majestic Theatre was graced by the highly popular Broadway musical “Beetlejuice.” What...

Photo by Morris Mac Matzen

The movie musical exception

Laynie Clark, Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2024

      “You and I are such similar creatures.” “Pretty Woman: The Musical” graced the Tobin Center stage on Jan. 31, giving the audience a show to remember. Last January,...

Back to the hard knocks

Back to the hard knocks

Laynie Clark, Editor-in-Chief November 11, 2023

“Yesterday was plain awful, but that’s not now, that’s then.” “Annie” has made its way to the Majestic Theatre to bring smiles and laughter to the crowd. With a company of talented kids...

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...



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...

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...

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...

‘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,...

‘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...

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,...

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