disney

October 30, 2017 - 9:47am
Review: "The Lion King" continues to mesmerize audiences through most of its performances that include new choreography and orchestrations for its 20th anniversary tour.

Editors note: This review originally appeared on Green Room Reviews on Oct. 31.

October 26, 2017 - 8:00am
One of the longest-running Broadway plays, 'The Lion King' is coming to Syracuse to start a national tour that includes new choreography and orchestrations.

Editors note: This article originally appeared on Green Room Reviews on Oct. 25.

This week, Disney’s "The Lion King" will kick off a national tour in Syracuse that marks the 20th anniversary of the musical’s debut.

December 12, 2016 - 6:40pm
Review: The pleasant rendition of Disney’s 1991 award-winning animated feature provided the audience with enthusiastic and humorous, yet heartfelt performances.

At first glance, it was hard to imagine how an extravagant and familiar Disney story would unfold in the intimate space of the Redhouse Arts Center. But as the actors took the stage, the audience was magically transported to a secluded French village surrounded by lush green trees, houses and bakeries.

October 27, 2012 - 11:02am
Review: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Hocus Pocus" bring the girl power.

Joss Whedon’s 1992 teen flick Buffy the Vampire Slayer laid the ground work for his television show of the same name. The most popular girl in her high school, Buffy must move from vapid cheerleader to vampire hunter. In every age, one teenage girl is chosen to defend humanity from the vampires. When one slayer dies, the next is summoned.

September 10, 2011 - 1:32pm
Review: The hit Broadway musical stages a four-week run at the Crouse Hinds Theater in Syracuse.

Since its Broadway debut in 1997, “The Lion King” has been entrancing audiences around the world. Now, Syracuse is joining the roar of approval.

Opening night elephants, gazelles, birds, giraffes and lions processed to the impressive Pride Rock on the stage of the Crouse Hinds Theater, as the African chants recognizable as the beginning of “Circle of Life” fill the auditorium.

December 14, 2010 - 1:27am
SU professor Larry Elin led the team of computer animators that brought the original 'TRON' to life -- and spurred a motion picture revolution.

Larry Elin spent most of 1981 holed up in his Elmsford, N.Y., office, staring at a boxy, 8-bit computer that crashed almost as often as it worked.


His fellow employees at MAGI Synthavision, a tiny computer graphics firm, regularly stayed overnight to work on the project. If anyone needed a nap, they curled up under their desks. If the computer went down, they all struggled to fix it.


And after 12 months of work, the team finally had something to show for it: a 22-minute sequence in the 1982 cult classic TRON.