Author: Rob Hefferon, Staff Writer

Cap & Bells successfully takes on ‘Pygmalion’

A cast of actors led by director Emily Bannigan ’20 tackled George Bernard Shaw’s classic play Pygmalion this past weekend in the Perry Library. The end result was a delightful…

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Despite the minimalist set ‘Waxworks’ impresses viewers

The senior members of the Waxworks cast put on a great final performance last weekend. Photo courtesy of David Dashiell. Waxworks had its academic debut this past weekend in the…

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One-on-one show questions meaning, impact of ‘Fame’

The Triumph of Fame made an uncomfortable analysis of the source and power of fame. Photo courtesy of Lukas Beyeler. The walk down from the CenterStage lounge in the ’62…

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‘Gilded Girls’ displays Theatre Lab talent in 66 short plays

Last weekend’s Gilded Girls remounted the culminating play of this year’s Summer Theatre Lab. Photo courtesy of Cap & Bells. Two months’ worth of hard work showed itself this past…

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‘The Hour of Feeling’ sparks controversy, conversation

Various missteps in direction undermined the message of 'The Hour of Feeling,' presented las weekend and pictured in rehearsal. Photo courtesy of David Dashiell Last weekend’s theater department performance of…

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‘Don’t Cry for Me Banks of Wall Street’ comes to ’62 Center

'Don't Cry for Me Banks of Wall Street,' an original musical by Clyde Engle '15, will show this Friday and Saturday at '62 Center. Arjun Kakkar/Photo Editor This weekend in…

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Surprising ‘Princess Ivona’ creates immersive experience

The theater department's performance of 'Princess Ivona' last weekend effectively employed unconventional techniques. Arjun Kakkar/Photo Editor. Rarely does a play confuse the senses in quite the way that Princess Ivona…

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Stellar ‘Stop Kiss’ presents thought-provoking issues

Cap & Bells' performance of 'Stop Kiss' exhibited acting and technical excellence in exploring difficult themes of sexual identity. Photo courtesy of Isabel Hanson. Director Nico MacDougall ’17 presented the…

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‘Circle Mirror’ utilizes intimate space to convey deep emotion

The minimalism of ‘Circle Mirror Transformation’ exhibited extraordinary acting and directing talent. Photo courtesy of Kimberly Golding. Last weekend’s production of the play Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker, directed…

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