Theater Arts

Israel Hicks: in memoriam

Israel Hicks, chair and artistic director of the Theater Department at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, died on Saturday, July 3, 2010, of complications from cancer. He was 66 years old.Israel Hicks

Rutgers Theater Company presents student Lisa Huberman’s "Egyptology" Dec. 3-11

A soured romance is bad enough. But when a loving relationship morphs into a fierce custody battle and one partner’s renunciation of her homosexuality, the wounds are bound to run especially deep.Ashley N. Everage, Lacy J. Dunn, and Andy Nogasky

Ben Jeffrey in "The Lion King"

Cast of Broadway's "The Lion King," summer 2010 Hear him roar: We have a warthog! We have a warthog! Theater alum Ben Jeffrey has taken over the role of Pumbaa in The Lion King on Broadway. We love our singing warthogs around here.

New Theater renamed Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater

The Mason Gross Performing Arts Center’s New Theater has been renamed the Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater in honor of the school’s longtime benefactor.Victoria J. Mastrobuono

Mastrobuono, of Bay Head, N.J., is a 1977 University College graduate who died in 2009. She was a patron of the school’s performances and exhibitions and served on the Mason Gross Advancement Council as well as the Mason Gross Leadership Council.

Israel Hicks passed away July 3, 2010.

Administrative Assistant

Provides administrative support to the Chair and the Senior Department Administrator, Heads of Program, and faculty.  Oversees application/audition/interview processes for BFA and MFA theater programs. Manage daily operations in the Theater Department office.


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