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  • Reflections on the opening of Mask and Wig's Wishful Sinking

    New Guy Reflection

    On January 24th, Mask & Wig celebrated the opening night of its 126th annual production—something that, as a freshman, I had been blindly anticipating for weeks (and in a more abstract reality, months). In returning to campus early to work on the show, I could plainly see the anticipation and…

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  • Preparations for Wishful Sinking are well underway

    Getting Ready to Set Sail

    Preparations for Mask & Wig’s 126th Annual Production are well under way as the Troupe and staff work toward opening night, January 24th. In spite of the severe weather on the east coast, virtually the entire company made it back from holiday break for the January 3rd start of rehearsals.…

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  • Fun times and giving back at Charity Ball

    Charity Ball a Great Success

    As Wig members, their dates, and their friends walked into the Mask and Wig Clubhouse on the night of Friday, December 6, they were greeted with a smile and a much-needed coat check for Charity Ball 2013. The night began in the grille room, where piano was played, pictures were…

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  • KOB 2013 was great fun

    Kick Off Bash 2013

    We had a fantastic KOB right before Thanksgiving. Thanks to SAE for hosting us for the second year in a row. Kick Off Bash (KOB) is an annual party thrown by Mask and Wig that features live music performed by the Mask & Wig Band. Each year, a setlist is…

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  • Life after Wig, Tragedy after Comedy

    I am teaching a class on Criminal Courts this semester at Villanova. You’re not supposed to be laughing yet… I didn’t learn a lot about the US court system during my time in Wig − recall that “Hogan’s Gyro’s” (F’05) featured a prison motif, not a courtroom devoid of phalluses,…

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