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Theater of Cruelty Assaults Its Audience

Theater of Cruelty Assaults Its Audience

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Antonin Artaud's ideas about "Theater of Cruelty" have provided the foundation for modern political theater pieces.

The Power of Political Theater

The Power of Political Theater

By Matt Markowski, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater, Uncategorized

A relationship between art and politics; how art shapes the world.

Big Brother on Broadway

Big Brother on Broadway

By Emma Hernando, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

The play adaptation of George Orwell's classic "1984" is nothing less than what you'd expect: harrowing and absolutely relevant.

Def Jam celebrates 30th anniversary

Def Jam celebrates 30th anniversary

By Sean McCready, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2014


Filed under Arts, Music

Rick Rubin founded Def Jam Records in his Weinstein dorm room 30 years ago.