Seven Deadly Sins at the Modern Theatre at Suffolk University

The Suffolk University Theatre Department Proudly Presents the World Premiere Event


By Thornton Wilder

November 21-24

Directed by Wesley Savick, Micaleen Rodgers [Suffolk ‘20] and Sydney Grant [Suffolk ‘15]


The World Premiere of Thornton Wilder’s entire one-act play cycle about the variety and consequences of human frailty.


The Suffolk University Theatre Department presents the world premiere of Thornton Wilder’s complete one-act play series – The Seven Deadly Sins – at the Modern Theatre.  Professor Wesley Savick, Suffolk University student Micaleen Rodgers, and Suffolk alumna Sydney Grant share directing responsibilities. Wilder’s ambitious 7 one-act play cycle features 28 characters located in 7 distinct locations set within 7 distinct time periods.  

The one-act plays are:

The Drunken Sisters [Gluttony]

Directed by Sydney Grant

-Designed by Steve McIntosh

In Shakespeare and the Bible [Wrath]

Directed by Wes Savick

-Designed by Sophia Lajoie

 Bernice [Pride]

-Directed by Micaleen Rodgers

-Designed by Amanda Hackney

Cement Hands [Avarice]

-Directed by Wes Savick

-Designed by Sophia Lajoie

 A Ringing of Doorbells [Envy]

-Directed by Sydney Grant

-Designed by Amanda Hackney

 The Wreck of the Five-Twenty-Five [Sloth]

-Directed by Wes Savick

-Designed by Amanda Hackney

 Someone from Assisi [Lust]

-Directed by Wes Savick

-Designed by Steven McIntosh

 Seating is General Admission. Tickets for THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS are on sale now for $15 and $10 for students and seniors at or by calling 866.811.4111.

THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS is presented and produced by The Suffolk University Theatre Department.

“THORNTON WILDER ONE ACT SERIES: THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS” is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.

Peter Fallon and David Ferry at Suffolk University

Please join the Suffolk University English Department for a reading featuring Peter Fallon and David Ferry on Tuesday, November 27th, at 7:00pm in The Poetry Center (Mildred Sawyer Library, 73 Tremont Street, Boston, MA).

Peter Fallon will read from his new translations of Hesiod’s Greek epic poem, Deeds and their Days, and David Ferry will read from his recent translations of the Roman epic, Virgil’s Aeneid.

A discussion on translation will follow the reading.

Please see attached flyer for details.

Poets JENNIFER FRANKLIN, JOAN HOULIHAN, and DAN TOBIN reading at Suffolk University

The Suffolk University English Department welcomes you to a poetry reading on Sunday, October 28th, at 3pm, featuring Jennifer Franklin, Joan Houlihan, and Dan Tobin.

Salamander: 25th Anniversary Celebration and Reading

Join Salamander as the magazine celebrates its 25th anniversary on the evening of March 1 from 6-8 p.m. The celebration, which will take place at the Suffolk Poetry Center (Mildred F. Sawyer Library, 3rd floor)  includes a gathering and a reading that will feature memoirist JANE BROX, poet ANDREA COHEN, and poet NATALIE SHAPERO.

For more information, contact JENNY BARBER, at The evening is free and open to the public.