The Torch

Talented performers take over SJU

Elijah Angulo, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Culture

Over 100 students gathered in the D’Angelo Center two weeks ago as St John’s very own showcased their talents in the Performing Arts Concert. The collaborative show featured acts including the Chappell Players Theatre Group, Mixed Chorus, St. John’s Jazz Band and Voices of Victory Gospel Choi...

“Godspell” casts magic on SJU

“Godspell” casts magic on SJU

Erin Bola, Social Media Coordinator

October 19, 2016


Filed under Culture, Home Scroll

The beginning of Kanye West’s “Fade” echoes over an industrial back alley as a group of partiers spills out onto the stage. The revelry and drinking is soon interrupted by a newcomer, John the Baptist, who speaks of a Savior who will lead them to Heaven if they change their immoral ways. Thus begins...

The cat’s out of the bag

The cat’s out of the bag

Bryant Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

March 24, 2015


Filed under Features

The university’s Chappell Players are at it again. This time, the theatre group drew inspiration from the colorful and whimsical world of Dr. Seuss to perform the classic “The Cat in the Hat.” The feline, with his iconic red and white striped hat, is brought to life in a performance...

The happiest show on Earth

The happiest show on Earth

Catherine Farquharson, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014


Filed under Features

The members of the university’s Chappell Players Theatre Group premiered their musical titled CabaDisney on Nov. 20 in the Little Theatre. All of the proceeds from the cabaret went to the St. John’s Bread and Life Mobile Soup Kitchen. The Brooklyn-based organization travels throughout the city...

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