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‘Miss You Like Hell’ Is A Dynamic, Matchless Triumph

‘Miss You Like Hell’ Is A Dynamic, Matchless Triumph

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Erin McKeown and Quiara Alegría Hughes’ new musical, “Miss You Like Hell," tells the story of a mother-daughter relationship as they take a week long, cross country road trip.

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All-Female Cast Breathes Relevancy Into ‘Richard III’

All-Female Cast Breathes Relevancy Into ‘Richard III’

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Columbia University reimagines William Shakespeare's "Richard III" with all-female cast.

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Moral Conundrums the Price of ‘Admissions’

Moral Conundrums the Price of ‘Admissions’

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

“Admissions" is new play from Joshua Harmon that portrays the various stages of anxiety one undergoes when applying to university's with low acceptance rates.

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A Forgotten Queer History in ‘Speed Queen’

A Forgotten Queer History in ‘Speed Queen’

By Alex Cullina, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

“Speed Queen” is a one-woman show starring Phoebe Legere and directed by Lissa Moira. It ran at the Dixon Place through March 24.

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Marquez Returns To Limelight In ‘Colonel’

Marquez Returns To Limelight In ‘Colonel’

By Zuleyma Sanchez, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Gabriel Marquez's "No One Writes to the Colonel" tells the story of a retired colonel waiting for his veteran’s pension while living in poverty and his grieving wife.

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‘Laramie Project’ Calls for Community Understanding

‘Laramie Project’ Calls for Community Understanding

By Annaluz Cabrera, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

It has been almost 20 years since the brutal murder of gay student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. Interviews surrounding his death comprise the new play "The Laramie Project Cycle."

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Tisch Drama Premieres New Musical ‘Times Square’

Tisch Drama Premieres New Musical ‘Times Square’

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Tisch's original musical "Times Square" tells the story of the great white way before it became the theme park we know of today.

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‘50th & 4th’ Proves Frigid Festival Has Warm Potential

‘50th & 4th’ Proves Frigid Festival Has Warm Potential

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

New York playwright Mike Lemme debuted his newest comedy, “50th & 4th,” Wednesday night, as part of the 2018 Frigid Festival.

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A Taste of (Mid)Summer for Your Valentine’s Day

A Taste of (Mid)Summer for Your Valentine’s Day

By Brooke LaMantia, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

The Frog and Peach Theatre Company's production of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream" is timely for your winter woes and last-minute Valentine’s Day plans.

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‘One Drop’ and the Politics of Passing

‘One Drop’ and the Politics of Passing

By Jessica Xing, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Andrea J. Fulton's "One Drop" explores ancestry, family and the politics that surround them.

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