In 2018, the first line of Spectator’s XMAS!13 review read, “This year Santa Claus is retiring. Microphone substituted for candy cane, the announcement came moments into the show.”...
“They took our language.”
XMAS!14 brings to light what many of us have known all along: Santa is obsessed with sex, and Jack Frost is depressed.
Revival of 6Days Theater “Brighton Beach Memoirs” presents a depression dichotomy, pairing the dismal and droll
“Don’t you know, Stanley, there’s nothing you could ever do that was so terrible I couldn’t forgive you.”
“Kiss me through the hole in this nasty wall,” calls Pyramus, played by Joel Meyers, CC ’21, his head poking out from under the legs of the Wall to his lover Thisbe. The Wall was played by Jane Walsh, CC ’23....
Pink, glitter, and Harvard Law School may not seem like they go together—but the perfectly imperfect blend combined to inspire Columbia Musical Theatre Society’s production of “Legally Blonde.”...
Amid the trove of phone wallets, flash drives, club flyers, and other miscellaneous merch in my desk lie a collection of Broadway Playbills. Five, to be exact, amassed over the span of my first eight weeks in Morningside Heights. The special Sharpie used exclusively by Broadway enthusiasts cloaks two of my Playbills in a vast array of silver signatures....
After making it through nearly three months of the semester, you deserve a time to rest, relax, and even check out a movie or two.
Theater of War Productions presents Sophocles’ ‘Ajax’ at Miller Theatre, wrestles with impact of war through dialogue across campus and across time
In lieu of a set and props, the horror of the scene is painted on Tecmessa’s face. Her husband, the warrior Ajax, is reeling from the death of his friend Achilles in the Trojan War. To add insult to injury, the army generals have passed him over for the honor of receiving Achilles’ armor. When his rage and grief drive him to despair, Ajax falls on his sword. After lamenting over his mangled body, Tecmessa turns to the audience, asking, “Who will lift him?” Her shift in focus is apt. The real play, after all, is in the audience....