Eight mysterious figures, a semicircle of red chairs, and a hollow, gray stage––together, a town hall meeting at the edge of a world in crisis. Immediately, these figures warn the audience: “This is serious.” However, they go on: “This is not important,” “[This is] just a play.”...
In its quest to uplift the voices of women in leadership roles, the 10th annual Athena Film Festival shined a spotlight on women who often go unseen within society and the subsequent issues that they face, spanning from wage inequality to the accessibility of confidential healthcare resources....
“They took our language.”
Tumultuous, turbulent, and, altogether, chaotic.
Broadway legend Patti LuPone has donated her personal theatrical archive to Columbia’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Containing scrapbooks, scripts, sheet music, programs, and more, the collection chronicles the life and illustrious stage career of the performer....
Spectator previews NOMADS’s “The Linguistic Features of AAVE”: Russian Doll, hot buttons, and Medusa
“I love black women.”
When thinking of Dionysus, one might picture a plump, haughty God, wrapped in vines, perhaps clutching a glass of wine. Enter instead: a tutu, lace-tight, and faux fur-clad gender-fluid being, bewitching and beguiling. This is Charles Mee’s modern Dionysus....
At its center, “Pippin” is about a prince recently graduated from university, played by Mark Pierce, CC ’20, experiencing severe existential doubts—a topic almost painfully relatable for Columbia students. However, when asking the Columbia Musical Theatre Society’s cast and production team, the play’s meaning manifests as so much more....
Sarah lives in a quaint apartment in New York City. Her walls are covered with magazine cut-outs, her desk stacked with books.
Max McLean brings one-man show ‘C.S. Lewis Onstage’ to Columbia, intertwining Christianity and theater
“This must be a simply enormous auditorium!” thought an audience member.