Category: CFA

BU Today feature: Two Wildly Different Miami Plays from One Rising BU Playwright

This article was originally published in BU Today on February 21, 2019. By Joel Brown.  The two plays are wildly different in both style and substance, but both are set in today’s Miami and both focus on young Latinx women. That’s no accident, says playwright Alexis Scheer, the third-year MFA student who wrote both of […]

Categories: Theatre

BU Today feature: CFA Tackles Tobias Picker Opera Based on a Stephen King Novel

This article was originally published in BU Today on February 19, 2019. By Joel Brown. Murder, dementia, domestic abuse, a broken family—Stephen King’s novel Dolores Claiborne has all the torment and passion of any tragic opera. Composer Tobias Picker thought so, too, and in 2013, he turned King’s best-selling psychological drama into an opera, with a libretto by J. […]

Categories: Music, Opera, Theatre

Wind Ensemble album features original work by BU composers

Boston University Wind Ensemble album produced by Summit Records includes original pieces from composers Richard Cornell, Rodney Lister, Ketty Nez, and John H. Wallace. Boston University College of Fine Arts (CFA) School of Music is proud to announce the release of Expanding Spaces: Music by Boston University Composers, produced by Summit Records. Conducted by David […]


BU Art Galleries exhibition features Moroccan artists

Boston University Art Galleries (BUAG), the consortium comprised of the Faye G., Jo, and James Stone Gallery, Annex, and 808 Gallery, is pleased to announce upcoming exhibitions. Serving the Boston University community, as well as the greater Boston and New England public, BUAG is committed to a culturally inclusive and interdisciplinary interpretation of art and […]

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BU Today feature: Wheelock Family Theatre’s Ragtime a Story That Resonates Today

This article was originally published in BU Today on January 25, 2019. By John O’Rourke At first glance, Ragtime might seem an unlikely choice for a children’s theater company to perform. A sweeping tale of early 20th-century America told through the eyes of three families of differing racial and socioeconomic backgrounds, the play blends fictional characters and […]

Categories: Alumni News, Theatre

BU Today feature: 2019 Oscar Nominations: The Snubs and Surprises

Harvey Young, CFA dean, weighs in, offers some predictions This article was originally published in BU Today on January 23, 2019 by John O’Rourke. On Monday, Black Panther became the first superhero film to earn an Academy Award nomination for best picture. The Marvel Studios film received a total of seven nominations. Photo courtesy of Disney Movies […]

Categories: Theatre

Peter Paige (CFA’91) and Krista Vernoff (CFA’93) talk about Good Trouble

CFA alums Peter Paige (CFA’91) and Krista Vernoff (CFA’93) talked about The Fosters spin-off series, Good Trouble, in LA during a screening for BU alumni. Created by Paige, Joanna Johnson, and Bradley Bredeweg, the new series tackles racial injustice and tells stories in a non-linear structure. For much of Peter Paige’s Hollywood career, the actor, writer, […]

Categories: Alumni News

BU Today feature: Predictions for 2019 from BU Experts

This article was originally published in BU Today on January 22, 2019 by Rich Barlow.  The Arts: Harvey Young, dean, College of Fine Arts One of the many gifts of the fine and performing arts is the ability to reflect the times. How will the arts present and capture us in 2019? On the Broadway […]


Building Your Professional Presence – Feb 6, 5pm

Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 5pm Location: CFA Room 500 Learn how to establish your online presence. Dr. Jennifer Bill, the instructor of “Building Your Professional Presence,” (CFA MU 551) will present resources and tools to help launch your website and manage your social media. Open to CFA Graduate and Undergraduate students. Registration Required! Please RSVP […]


LinkedIn 101 – Jan 30, 2019 6pm

Date: Jan 30, 2019 6pm Location: CFA Room 500 Experts from BU’s Center for Career Development will teach you how to build a great profile, explore internships and jobs, and network. Please bring your laptop and establish a LinkedIn account prior to attending. Open to CFA Graduate and Undergraduate students and BU Community. Registration Required! […]