Whether you’re a DeSales student, parent, player, fan, or alumni, you’ll choose from over 500 products in the DeSales Store to customize including the newest DeSales Bulldogs T-shirts , Sweathsirts , Hoodies , Hats , Trending , Polos , Shorts and more. Named for St. Francis de Sales, the university was founded in 1964 as "Allentown College of Saint Francis de Sales" by the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales DeSales University is a private institution that was founded in 1964. They will be magnificent.”. “I’ve seen it coming for weeks,” Mulcahy says of coronavirus-caused closings, “but one hopes that the news will get better until one sees that it won’t, at least in time for this summer. Closing :: Due to inclement weather, DSU will close at 12:15 p.m. today for all campuses. Planning a season is a sequence, starting with selecting the plays, then, directors and designers, and then casting. And we were very elated.”. In our $3 million budget, a good $1 million or so is committed at this point,” Mulcahy says. DeSales University Athletics 469 views. “Our seasonal staff and artists were going to start showing up from 20 different states in about five weeks, the end of April, beginning of May, for communal work and communal living. I have faith that we will rise to this challenge for the good of humankind,” says Mulcahy. “This is affecting everyone. Cons. “We had made the decision [to cancel] by last week [the week of March 23],” Mulcahy says. The gibes, gambols (to run or jump about playfully), songs, flashes of merriment, the roar ... will be back at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival same time, next year. Expenditures have been made for artists’ work for the 2020 the season, including that of directors, designers, choreographers and for casting sessions in New York City and Philadelphia, as well as staff salaries, insurance, season brochure and associated costs of running the business side of a theater. “We had made the decision [to cancel] by last week [the week of March 23],” Mulcahy says. In our $3 million budget, a good $1 million or so is committed at this point,” Mulcahy says. “Hamlet,” Scene 1, Act 5, speaks to the fleeting nature of life. Producing plays involves a process, starting with obtaining the rights to a play. Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Producing Artistic Director Patrick Mulcahy had high hopes for the 2020 season. That’s how this works,” says Mulcahy. Answering the SOS That’s Save Our Swifts, Wyandotte St. migratory visitors, N. Whitehall reorganizes virtually for 2021, Caffrey announces candidacy for Lehigh County judge, ABEs: In-person, virtual productions lauded, Bethlehem Health Bureau Announces Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics, Fraud investigated in Whitehall Township tax office. [Every year,] we all have to wait 10 months for the Shakespeare Festival to come around again. That’s what you prepare for. “In ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’ those lovers get pretty close to each other. No one could have possibly planned for it. The Gravedigger replies it’s the skull of Yorick, a court jester and Hamlet’s friend. As of March 29, confirmed in the coronavirus pandemic were 859,000 cases and 42,000 deaths worldwide, including 164,000 cases and 3,000 deaths in the United States, (4,087 cases and 49 deaths in Pennsylvania, 16,636 cases and 198 deaths in New Jersey and 67,298 cases and 1,342 deaths in New York). DeSales really is a different kind of college experience. “In ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’ those lovers get pretty close to each other. Also: Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” directed by Matt Pfeiffer, July 8 - Aug. 2, Main Stage, in repertory with Jane Austen’s “Sense and Sensibility,” directed by Jessica Bedford, July 16 - Aug. 2, Main Stage; the Lehigh Valley premiere of Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare’s “An Iliad,” July 7-17, Schubert Theatre, and Shakespeare’s “Henry IV, Part 2,” July 22 - Aug. 2, Schubert Theatre. “We were really excited about this season and we are still excited about this selection of extraordinary plays,” Mulcahy says in a March 30 phone interview hours after he announced that, “In response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival has announced the cancellation of all performances for its upcoming summer season.”. The casting process varies in different markets. In Shakespeare’s time, such a measly term as coronavirus pandemic would have ill served. “This is terribly hard on theaters and all arts organizations. This time, we’ll have to wait a little longer. Your songs? A plague closed London theaters in 1593, putting Shakespeare’s acting company, The King’s Men, out of work. The second and final DeSales University-WFMZ poll shows that former Vice President Joe Biden has widened his lead over President Donald Trump in … “The Festival’s one-millionth patron will be identified and recognized on June 12, prior to the opening night performance of ‘A Chorus Line,’” continued the press release. The DeSales Shop allows you to customize DeSales clothing for every type of Bulldogs fan. My hope is that we’ll be able to announce where we stand within a few months,” says Mulcahy. I knew him ... a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy ... Where be your gibes now? It’s a plague by any other name. The students are OK, the campus is absolutely beautiful. More to come on that. “You start 15 months in advance and you go through all these procedures to when you press ‘launch.’. That takes some organizing. The gibes, gambols (to run or jump about playfully), songs, flashes of merriment, the roar ... will be back at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival same time, next year. A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Cutter & Buck. “Folks at licensing houses are working from home. We often say that our work is universally human. “The casts will rise to the usual level. I'm pretty sure the president spend weekends burning crosses on lawns. Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Producing Artistic Director Patrick Mulcahy had high hopes for the 2020 season. According to Dr. James Shapiro, in his book, “The Year of Lear,” Shakespeare wrote “King Lear,” “Macbeth,” “Antony and Cleopatra,” “Timon of Athens” and “Pericles,” circa 1606, during a time of the plague, which includes the London Plague (1592 - 1594) and additional plagues (1578 - 1579), 1582, 1593, 1596 and 1603. The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is the only professional Equity theater of its scope and scale within a 50-mile radius of the Lehigh Valley. Hamlet says mournfully to his confident, Horatio: “Alas, poor Yorick! The DeSales Career Development Center is your one-stop shop for guidance, tools, resources and more. 2:02. “It hurts. We also feel hope. “Every theater is dealing with that across the country. A plague closed London theaters in 1593, putting Shakespeare’s acting company, The King’s Men, out of work. He and the staff have been working from home. No champagne toast will open the 2020 season of the professional theater at DeSales University, where an average of 34,000 to 40,000 Shakespeare buffs and theater fans flock to the scenic Center Valley campus in Upper Saucon Township to bask in the glorious language of The Bard during splendid productions of Shakespeare’s plays, as well as of musicals and classics of the American stage. Since assuming leadership in 2003, Mulcahy has led PSF’s surge in artistic excellence, annual attendance and national recognition. The Gravedigger replies it’s the skull of Yorick, a court jester and Hamlet’s friend. Mulcahy said a decision to cancel the Festival had to be made well before it was to begin with the children’s play, “Charlotte’s Web,” directed by Matt Pfeiffer, May 29 - Aug. 1, Schubert Theatre, and the annual “Luminosity Gala,” May 30, University Center. Online classes held as scheduled. The 2020 season, “for the most part had been cast,” says Mulcahy. PSF, founded in 1992, has presented 175 productions (74 Shakespeare) and attracted theater-goers from 50 states. “I just finished teaching a Zoom class ... my seniors ... teaching some Shakespeare,” he says of the class, “Acting Styles.”. I imagine we’ll get a lot of the band back together,” says Mulcahy of bringing actors cast for 2020 season plays back for the 2021 season. For example, you want to make sure that an actor doesn’t discover it by an email that you send to your patrons. There were about 20 to … Tom Wolf ordered public schools closed March 16-27, which he extended “indefinitely” in a March 30 order, after a March 25 “stay-at-home” order for Lehigh and Northampton counties residents. I could have been prepared if we had to cancel a performance or we had to cancel a weekend. He’s had his own brush with the coronavirus. You must apply to DeSales University no later than December 1, 2020. You are automatically considered for DeSales University Scholarships upon receipt of your completed application. Your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table on a roar?”. Online classes held as scheduled. But we’ll figure it out. He and the staff have been working from home. DeSales Wellness - How Parents Can Help - Duration: 17:38. The community within DeSales University's Campus is unmatched to any institution I've ever seen. Artists, in particular, are feeling this. For example, you want to make sure that an actor doesn’t discover it by an email that you send to your patrons. There's a positive vibe here that's difficult to describe, but easy to appreciate. Funds … A deer leapt through a first-floor classroom window in Dooling Hall on the DeSales University campus at about 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to school officials. “We are appealing to our supporters and sponsors and our patrons to support us in this difficult time,” says Mulcahy. No champagne toast will open the 2020 season of the professional theater at DeSales University, where an average of 34,000 to 40,000 Shakespeare buffs and theater fans flock to the scenic Center Valley campus in Upper Saucon Township to bask in the glorious language of The Bard during splendid productions of Shakespeare’s plays, as well as of musicals and classics of the American stage. They’ve had a lot of work evaporate. This time, we’ll have to wait a little longer. They get closer than six feet. “When this all happened, we were just about to put out a press release that Tony Todd was going to play Troy, the leading role in ‘Fences.’ Tony has had a long career in film and television and Broadway. And we were very elated.”. According to Dr. James Shapiro, in his book, “The Year of Lear,” Shakespeare wrote “King Lear,” “Macbeth,” “Antony and Cleopatra,” “Timon of Athens” and “Pericles,” circa 1606, during a time of the plague, which includes the London Plague (1592 - 1594) and additional plagues (1578 - 1579), 1582, 1593, 1596 and 1603. (Sound familiar? It really all comes down to safety and people’s health. “The word ‘million’ appears fourteen times in Shakespeare’s works. Only weeks before, PSF announced it had “reached its one-millionth patron served when the historic ticket was sold to a subscriber.”. No champagne toast will open the 2020 season of the professional theater at DeSales University, where an average of 34,000 to 40,000 Shakespeare buffs and theater fans flock to the scenic Center Valley campus in Upper Saucon Township to bask in the glorious language of The Bard during splendid productions of Shakespeare’s plays, as well as of musicals and classics of the American stage. We are honored to use it this once in celebration of a landmark moment for the Festival,” Mulcahy is quoted in the press release. According to Waldron, that case was closed before McCandless was hired at DeSales University as a counselor in February 2017. SELECT OPTIONS. Artists and artisans join together in spaces to create it.”. “We are looking to get digital. ”There are plenty of other reasons,” Mulcahy continues as to why he canceled the 2020 season. “The casts will rise to the usual level. And: “Shakespeare for Kids,” directed by Matt Pfeiffer, July 22 - Aug. 1, and one-night performances, including “The Screwtape Letters,” based on the novel by C.S. PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - The U.S. Department of Justice says a Delaware man, who had once been a DeSales University priest, collected thousands of images of child pornography while he was I imagine we’ll get a lot of the band back together,” says Mulcahy of bringing actors cast for 2020 season plays back for the 2021 season. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOPatrick Mulcahy, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Producing Artistic Director. We really stand in solidarity with our community and with all of humanity right now. “The word ‘million’ appears fourteen times in Shakespeare’s works. Well, so is this challenge. Mulcahy says that fans of The Bard can look for an online presence for PSF. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. Mulcahy said a decision to cancel the Festival had to be made well before it was to begin with the children’s play, “Charlotte’s Web,” directed by Matt Pfeiffer, May 29 - Aug. 1, Schubert Theatre, and the annual “Luminosity Gala,” May 30, University Center. “Our seasonal staff and artists were going to start showing up from 20 different states in about five weeks, the end of April, beginning of May, for communal work and communal living. He’s had his own brush with the coronavirus. Now he has high hopes for the Festival’s 2021 season. Your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table on a roar?”. Not an inclusive environment at all! It usually takes four to six weeks to get an answer under normal circumstances. The Gravedigger picks up a skull. Scholarships are awarded regardless of financial need. That’s what you prepare for. They make tremendous sacrifices in their life to be artists. My hope is that we’ll be able to announce where we stand within a few months,” says Mulcahy. The gala is postponed with information to be announced. SELECT OPTIONS. Artists, in particular, are feeling this. DeSales University Athletics Homecoming 2017 - Duration: 2:02. They’ve had a lot of work evaporate. $4.99 $22.00 Original Price is $22.00. Only weeks before, PSF announced it had “reached its one-millionth patron served when the historic ticket was sold to a subscriber.”. “You start 15 months in advance and you go through all these procedures to when you press ‘launch.’. Mulcahy was last in the PSF office March 13. Now he has high hopes for the Festival’s 2021 season. “The good thing is that we were ready to go and we can be ready to go next summer,” Mulcahy says. The Festival’s award-winning company of many world-class artists includes Broadway, film, and television veterans, and winners and nominees of the Tony, Emmy, Obie, Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Jefferson, Hayes, Lortel, and Barrymore awards. Pros. “Our mission is to reach the widest possible audience. Blue 84. Thanks to our Salesian identity, the campus is infused with a positive, upbeat attitude and a belief that we all have what we need to succeed is already within us. DeSales University Women's Basketball 2020 MAC Freedom Conference Champions T-Shirt. More to come on that. Mulcahy says that fans of The Bard can look for an online presence for PSF. See what employees say about what it's like to work at DeSales University. Because each day, from sunrise to sundown, there’s a positive, contagious spirit here that makes DeSales very different from other schools. In Shakespeare’s time, such a measly term as coronavirus pandemic would have ill served. Lewis, a one-man show starring Anthony Lawton, July 27, Main Stage, and Dee Roscioli: ”In Concert,” June 22, Main Stage. Soon after his son’s death, Shakespeare wrote “Hamlet.”, Jonathan Bate in his biography of Shakespeare, “Soul of the Age,” states: “Plague was the single most powerful force shaping [Shakespeare’s] life and those of his contemporaries.”. Closing :: Due to weather, DSU will close at 4PM today. Three buildings of apartments, each of which includes four or five bedrooms and a kitchen, called The Villages, are on the campus’ north side. Festival actors and artisans are housed on the DeSales campus in apartments that they share. “When this all happened, we were just about to put out a press release that Tony Todd was going to play Troy, the leading role in ‘Fences.’ Tony has had a long career in film and television and Broadway. Three PSF artists live in each apartment. It’s a plague by any other name. [Every year,] we all have to wait 10 months for the Shakespeare Festival to come around again. They will be magnificent.”. “There may people who are already cast for something. ”There are plenty of other reasons,” Mulcahy continues as to why he canceled the 2020 season. “There’s not a work-from-home version of creating theater. ), Shakespeare’s son, Hamnet,” died at age 10 in 1596, from, so speculates Kenneth Brannagh’s film, “All Is True” (2018), the plague. We’ve anticipated this event for several years and to all those who have helped us get here, including our founder Father Jerry Schubert and our one-millionth patron, we say, ‘Thy love is worth a million.’”. “It makes us realize how fragile things are, and it makes it all the more important when we find something wonderful,” Mulcahy says. Tom Wolf ordered public schools closed March 16-27, which he extended “indefinitely” in a March 30 order, after a March 25 “stay-at-home” order for Lehigh and Northampton counties residents. Shakespeare’s siblings died at early ages, possibly because of the plague. Our economy is showing signs the tax-cut sugar rush might be over, according to the updated Business Sentiment index from DeSales University professor Kamran Afshar. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. “After people heal and people are safe, we will look to, as we always do, to strengthen our organization and to strengthen our bond with our patrons and community and to take that next step forward in achieving our mission and our vision.”. “I was quarantined twice, once for contact with someone who had tested positive, and once for contact for someone who is being tested, but I’m fine. Well, so is this challenge. Your gambols? Reset password here. “There may people who are already cast for something. In Philadelphia, if casting is not done in advance, the theater company may lose out. The 2020 season lineup will be attempted to be presented as the 2021 season. ), Shakespeare’s son, Hamnet,” died at age 10 in 1596, from, so speculates Kenneth Brannagh’s film, “All Is True” (2018), the plague. Students at DeSales University are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population.The school has low racial diversity. “We needed a few days to organize our communication plan so that people would get the news in ways that were most respectful to them. If you are experiencing network logon issues, please click … Your completed scholarship application, essay, and resume must be returned by December 1, 2020. You will receive maximum consideration if you apply to DeSales University by December 1. “Our mission is to reach the widest possible audience. Enroll to reset your password yourself. Answering the SOS That’s Save Our Swifts, Wyandotte St. migratory visitors, N. Whitehall reorganizes virtually for 2021, Caffrey announces candidacy for Lehigh County judge, ABEs: In-person, virtual productions lauded, Bethlehem Health Bureau Announces Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics, Fraud investigated in Whitehall Township tax office. “Alas, poor Yorick!,” says Hamlet to the Gravedigger (“Hamlet,” Scene 1, Act 5), beginning a soliloquy about human existence. “After people heal and people are safe, we will look to, as we always do, to strengthen our organization and to strengthen our bond with our patrons and community and to take that next step forward in achieving our mission and our vision.”. PSF’s 2020 summer season came undone because of a microscopic virus named after the Latin corona for crown, which refers to its appearance around particles of the virus. This is so sudden. “It hurts. DeSales University is Unranked in Best Nursing Schools: Master's and Unranked in Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice. DeSales University is ranked #75 in Regional Universities North. As a … Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) knew something about plagues. We’ve anticipated this event for several years and to all those who have helped us get here, including our founder Father Jerry Schubert and our one-millionth patron, we say, ‘Thy love is worth a million.’”. No one could have possibly planned for it. It usually takes four to six weeks to get an answer under normal circumstances. “We are appealing to our supporters and sponsors and our patrons to support us in this difficult time,” says Mulcahy. “Following the performance, the audience will celebrate the momentous occasion with a champagne toast and the lucky ‘one millionth’ will be treated to a PSF prize package, including a full subscription to the 30th anniversary season in 2021.”. But we’ll figure it out. Broad-Based liberal arts and career-centered education unmatched to any institution i 've ever.. 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