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Gallatin Arts Festival Sheds Light on Star Students

Gallatin Arts Festival Sheds Light on Star Students

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

Last week, the 2018 Gallatin Arts Festival showcased student talent across multiple disciplines. The festival, which originated almost three decades ago, featured both visual and performance art from students within the Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

‘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 Hudes’ new musical, “Miss You Like Hell," tells the story of a mother-daughter relationship as they take a week long, cross country road trip.

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.

‘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.

Steinhardt Brings Soul to ‘Sister Act’

Steinhardt Brings Soul to ‘Sister Act’

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Steinhardt brought the 1992 film "Sister Act" to life, this past weekend, with sequin-covered habits and a performance comparable to the most spirited of church services.

The Haunting Inception of ‘Not Clown’

The Haunting Inception of ‘Not Clown’

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Tisch alumni Justin Cimino and Sasha Lazare wanted to find uncommon ways to tell relevant stories and inspire conversation. Their NYC-based non-profit theater company, Pigeonholed Theater Company, did just that with its recent haunting production of "Not Clown."

NYU Students Compete at Winterfest

NYU Students Compete at Winterfest

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

The New York Theater Festival is currently holding its Winterfest competition, and on the docket this year is an original production from CAS sophomore Cayla Berejikian.

NYUDC Political Portraits: Haider Ali

NYUDC Political Portraits: Haider Ali

By Emily Fagel, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under Columns

In the final week of the NYUDC Political Portraits column, Emily Fagel interviews Haider Ali.

NYUDC Political Portraits: Blair Chapman

NYUDC Political Portraits: Blair Chapman

By Emily Fagel, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Columns

This week, our staff writer Emily Fagel interviewed Tisch sophomore Blair Chapman. He has lived in several different places in the world, and his different homes have shaped his political views.