Downton Abbey

“Downton Abbey” brings high class to public television

Alison Trautmann, Editor-in-Chief
February 21, 2012

Masterpiece Theater’s runaway hit, “Downton Abbey,” ended its second season on Feb. 19. The first episode of this season boasted an impressive 4.2 million viewers, which, according to an article from The Telegraph, is an all-time high for PBS. “Downton Abbey” follows the lives... (more...)


Movies to warm your heart

Alison Trautmann, Editor-in-Chief
January 31, 2012

Pop the popcorn, grab your significant other or some ice cream and get ready for The Wood Word’s list of films to watch on Valentine’s Day, suitable for any level of romance. For Couples 1. “An Affair to Remember” (1957) – This romantic film was nominated... (more...)


Live broadcasts spread joy of theater to international audiences

Alison Trautmann, Editor-in-Chief
November 15, 2011

The Metropolitan Opera kicked off its sixth season of live opera broadcasts with a “Live in HD” broadcast of “Anna Bolena” last month. The production was seen in more than 1,600 theaters across 54 countries, according to the Met’s website. According to a press release... (more...)

Scholarship dinner recognizes student recipients, benefactors

Alison Trautmann, Editor-in-Chief
October 23, 2011

Marywood University held its annual scholarship dinner on Sept. 30. Students who receive named scholarships and Marywood Scholars were invited to the event in order to meet the benefactors who make the scholarships possible. Students attended a reception before the dinner where they were... (more...)