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‘Forbidden NYU’ Turns 18

‘Forbidden NYU’ Turns 18

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Forbidden NYU celebrated its 18th year with a "Barely Legal" edition, containing spoofs of many famous musicals tailored to the school's most common problems.

‘Forbidden’ Turns ‘Hamilton’ Violet

‘Forbidden’ Turns ‘Hamilton’ Violet

By Yasmin Gulec, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Features

Forbidden NYU is an annual performance that pokes fun at aspects of NYU students' lives.

‘Forbidden NYU’ uses theater, comedy to mock college life, university tropes

‘Forbidden NYU’ uses theater, comedy to mock college life, university tropes

October 17, 2013


Filed under Features

  “NYU. You love it. Now mock it.” This is the mantra of the annual “Forbidden NYU” which starts its latest round of performances on Friday, Oct. 18. “Forbidden NYU” is a musical parody hosted by the College of Arts and Science Theater troupe, reworking popular Broadway musical num...

Students stand center stage in fall theater productions

Students stand center stage in fall theater productions

August 25, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

The start of a semester always brings with it new classes, new friends and a lot of schoolwork. But more importantly, it heralds the start of a new theater season at NYU, where one can find some of the most exciting theater in New York. This fall, keep your eyes out for a slew of fantastic t...

‘Forbidden NYU’ channels student’s discontent into song

‘Forbidden NYU’ channels student’s discontent into song

October 19, 2012


Filed under Features

Though October is known as the month of papers, midterms and endless assignments, the College of Arts and Science Theater (CAST) brings a humorous touch to these stressful weeks with its hilarious annual musical “Forbidden NYU.” The show parodies familiar Broadway songs, transforming them into reflections...