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...

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...

‘Fences’ hits Classic Theatre in time for BHM

‘Fences’ hits Classic Theatre in time for BHM

Taylor Alton, Contributor February 14, 2023

This past week, The Classic Theatre of San Antonio debuted “Fences” by August Wilson at the Little Carver Civic Center.  Set in 1950s Pittsburg, the play tells the story of Troy Maxon, a Black...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tiny problems result in big production

April 7, 2015

Courtesy of Siggi Ragnar Everyone faces hardships and shortcomings. Perhaps one of the hardest challenges to overcome is faced by five Irishmen who have a ‘tiny’ problem. The...

A folk singer and his cat: Coen Brothers show struggle of aspiring artist

January 21, 2014

Courtesy of CBS Films Llewyn Davis is having a bad week. With his cat and guitar in tow, Davis sets forth on his biggest endeavor yet — making it into the industry. The story follows...

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