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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."

The Show Must Go Wrong

The Show Must Go Wrong

By Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

"The Play That Goes Wrong" breaks the trend of perfection on Broadway with vaudevillian slapstick humor and not a few corpses with an uncanny ability to walk around on stage.

History Reclaimed, Identity Redefined in ‘Latin History for Morons’

History Reclaimed, Identity Redefined in ‘Latin History for Morons’

By Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

John Leguizamo's play "Latin History for Morons" takes a stab at making U.S. history a little less colonial, and a little more colorful.

The Barber is Back on Barrow Street for ‘Sweeney Todd’ Revival

The Barber is Back on Barrow Street for ‘Sweeney Todd’ Revival

By Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater, Top Stories

Ever wondered what it would be like to step into the wild world of cannibalism in "Sweeney Todd?" Barrow Street Theater's revamped production gives audience members the chance to quite literally be a part of the classic musical's bloodthirsty action.

Steinhardt’s ‘Queen’ Shows Youth Response to Illness

Steinhardt’s ‘Queen’ Shows Youth Response to Illness

By Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

It only takes six actors in Steinhardt's musical education program to make for a stunningly energetic performance of "Two Weeks With the Queen" — and more than that to tackle the stigmas around chronic illness.