‘Hamilton’ Review: A Contemporary Classic Dazzles in Boston
Whether a reluctant theatergoer, a crazed fan, or somewhere in between, “Hamilton” is an exceptional artistic and educational experience that will win over the hearts of even the most skeptical attendees.
‘The Merry Widow’ Preview: ‘A Big Party’ for Harvard College Opera’s 30th Anniversary
Between the music, choreography, and singing, the audiences might have a hard time deciding what their favorite parts were.
‘Life of Pi’ Review: Crouching Tiger, Open Sea
The latest A.R.T. production is not among the greatest faith stories ever told, but its dramatic power saves it from tweeness.
‘Queen of Magic’ Review: Magic, Family, and Acceptance. Can One Woman Have it All?
Described by the director as a “tale of ambition, friendship, and legacy”, the “Queen of Magic” delivers a story that truly captures the complexity of narratives concerning successful women.
Katie McClanan ’22 on Spirituality, Writing, and Honesty
For Katie McClanan, creating “Sexy Girls and A Fish Contemplate Impermanence” was a spiritual journey involving a month in a Zen buddhist monastery and two months farming in different parts of the world.
'Six' Review: A Vibrant Celebration of Feminism — Just Don’t Think About It Too Hard
Divorced, Beheaded, Died; Divorced, Beheaded, Survived. The famous rhyme takes on a new life as the basis of “Six,” a musical reimagining of the six wives of King Henry VIII as they battle to emerge as the leader of a new pop girl group.
‘ISCARIOT’ Preview: A Heretical, Gay, Thoughtful Musical
The Hollywood Hills are not what comes to mind upon hearing the word “Iscariot.” But that’s exactly where “ISCARIOT” — an unconventional spin on the biblical narrative of Jesus and Judas — takes its audience.
‘Queen of Magic’ Preview: Original Musical Explores the Price of Female Success
“Queen of Magic,” an original musical premiering on Dec. 1 and running through Dec. 3 at the Loeb Ex, tells the story of vaudeville performer Adelaide Herrmann and her niece-slash-assistant Adele.
Kalos K. Chu ’22-’23 on Creative Development and Building a Musical from the Ground Up
"One of the things about Harvard is that I think a lot of times when you do something here you feel like you have to be the best at it or it’s not worth doing, and I think that is the worst idea ever," Chu said.
What If?’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Review: Vibrant, Queer, Briliant
What if Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” was two girls kissing in a secret psychedelic basement?
‘On Beckett’ Review: Bill Irwin’s Play Is a Captivating Theatrical Lecture
After 90 minutes Bill Irwin looked at the audience one last time before saying his final line: “This is all I have to say tonight, “ skillfully leaving the audience wanting more — more “On Beckett” and more Bill Irwin.
‘The Effect’ Preview: ‘Love, Drugs, and Ethics’
“The Effect,” running Nov. 10 through Nov. 13 at the Loeb Ex, follows two volunteers in a clinical trial who fall in love. It aims for realism and an immersive, thought-provoking experience.
‘Iolanthe’ Preview: Gilbert and Sullivan's Latest is ‘Beautiful and Sensitive, Yet Hilarious’
"Iolanthe" mixes love with a critique of Victorian Britain to the tune of a 25 instrument orchestra, and runs Nov. 10 through Nov. 13 at the Agassiz Theater.
The Harvard College Stand-up Comic Society Strives for Openness, Embraces the Silliness
HCSUCS is open to everyone, and provides a space for anyone who is interested in stand-up to stop by, listen, or, as Yoo puts it, “riff, as the industry lingo goes…”
‘A Bronx Tale’ Review: Chazz Palminteri Brings the Bronx to Boston
“A Bronx Tale” is a glittering tribute to people like Lorenzo who tirelessly strive for a better life for themselves and the ones they love.