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Ron Chernow Explores ‘Grant’ at PEN World Voices

Ron Chernow Explores ‘Grant’ at PEN World Voices

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 24, 2018

Filed under Arts, Books

Acclaimed biographer Ron Chernow sat down with MSNBC host Chris Hayes at PEN World Voices Festival this past Sunday to discuss the book “Grant.”

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.

History is Better Drunk

History is Better Drunk

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016

Filed under Arts, Entertainment

With originality and spunk, "Drunk History" begins its latest season by proving that its formula for recounting history with alcohol and humor has not yet worn out it welcome.

Social Media Shares #Theater Experience

By Neha Ramani, Contributing Writer

April 7, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

News surrounding the musical "Hamilton" went viral thanks to their social media campaigns as well other social media attention.

Whitewashing and color-blind casting on Broadway

By Nishad More, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2015

Filed under Arts, Theater

Colorblind casting in Broadway gives old shows new dimensions, as evidenced in the diverse cast of "Hamilton" and "Cloud Nine." Looking past skin color when casting does not take away from the show's logic, and instead creates shows based on pure talent.

Color-blind ‘Hamilton’ fantastic

By Marissa Elliott Little, Highlighter Editor

April 8, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

The cast in Lin Manuel Miranda's musical "Hamilton," was developed through racially-blind casting, purposefully striving to construct a racially diverse cast.