Even though colleges throughout the country, Massasoit included, have seen their enrollment numbers drop in recent years, participation in the theater program has been level or steadily growing. It is the second year of student-run projects as the Massasoit theater program continues to expand, from their rendition of MacBeth to a Raisin in the Sun, to the newest, brutal and beautiful endeavor in Madeline Gee.
The technological age has brought with it a drastic transformation of daily life. With access to a computer, tablet or even a phone, one has the ability to stream movies, listen to as much music as they please, and even order merchandise that will arrive the next day. It has also provided us with the ability to go on more dates than ever before. But what’s the cost?
These images, by Massasoit student and Photographer Austin Schofield, capture suburban, rural, and urban Massachusetts in black and white.
There’s a financial reason behind the volume of sequels hitting theaters these days. Turns out, studios don’t like taking risks, and a second Snow White or fifteenth Star Wars is safer than original ideas.
It was another success for the Massasoit Theatre department, which seems to be gaining momentum with every production.