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

‘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,...

‘We’re taking down the patriarchy’

‘We’re taking down the patriarchy’

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

“I’m a woman, not a whore.” “SIX: The Musical” has made its way to San Antonio’s very own Majestic Theatre and fans were ecstatic after the show’s opening night. Between the sparkly costumes...

Now playing – ‘John Wick: Chapter 4,’ ‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves,’ ‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’

Now playing – ‘John Wick: Chapter 4,’ ‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves,’ ‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’

Cesar Soto, Staff Writer April 11, 2023

After a strong start to the year with blockbuster films, Hollywood has not let up yet. With March coming to a close and April just beginning, here is a new collection of spoiler-free reviews for some of...

Portrait of Alex Ramirez. Photo courtesy of Alex Ramirez.

A conversation with Alex Ramirez

Mason Hickok, Web Editor November 9, 2021

Alex Ramirez, an artist whose reverence for the cinema and the culture that has shaped his work, sat down with me to answer some questions on his filmmaking, his teaching work as well as some of the ways...

Photo by Jake Striebeck

An improvised spook

Jake Striebeck October 16, 2019

Bexar Stage is San Antonio’s hub for improv and comedy. A variety of performance acts, such as improvisational theater and stand-up comedy, are showcased and workshopped Thursday through Saturday at...

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...

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...

‘Catch Me If You Can’ takes off with a high-flying performance

April 15, 2014

Photo Courtesy of Siggi Ragnar Set your phones to “Airplane Mode” and travel back to the 1960s, a time of flashy pilots and stylish doctors. “Catch Me If You Can” follows...

Evil takes on a new, funny form: Cameo Theater brings gore and laughs with ‘Evil Dead: The Musical’

October 22, 2013

Photo Courtesy of James Teninty What if your sibling, best friend and girlfriend became possessed by a demon? Would you join them or fight them to the death using any weapons you could...

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