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Andrew Lippa sits down with The Crimson to talk about his work in musical theater and his critically acclaimed oratorical, “I Am Harvey Milk.”
The Boston Lyric Opera’s production of Czech composer Leos Janacek’s opera, “Katya Kabanova,” was an emotionally charged presentation driven by rich vocal performances and well planned staging.
Joe C. Viola, the male lead in the Harvard production “The Last Five Years,” rehearses a song from the musical in the Leverett Library Theater. Viola, a sophomore at Boston Conservatory, joined the Harvard production through Harvard Radcliffe Dramatic Club common casting, which allows anyone to audition for shows regardless of Harvard affiliation.
Joe C. Viola, a sophomore at Boston Conservatory, rehearses a song from the musical “The Last Five Years” in Leverett Library Theater as co-star and Crimson editor Julia I. Biedry ’17 watches. Viola and Biedry play a couple driven apart by their careers in the Harvard production of the musical written by Jason Robert Brown.
The male lead of “The Last Five Years,” Joe C. Viola, left, consults director, Steven Kunis ’17, right, during a rehearsal for the production, which will open April 2.
Members of the musical ensemble of “The Last Five Years” laugh with music director Melanie J. Rucinski ’15 at a rehearsal on March 24. The previous night was the show’s first rehearsal with the full pit. “It really adds huge depth to the performance,” says Julia I. Biedry ’17, lead actor and inactive Crimson editor, of rehearsing with the full ensemble.
“Öğk” has raised interesting questions, but, like a silhouette, does so by outlining them with negative space. As a discussion piece, it has great interest, but as a piece of theater, it was entirely devoid of virtue.
Adapted from the Broadway musical of the same name, this rendition of “Avenue Q,” running March 10th and 11th at the Oberon, reflects the anxiety, vulgarity, and vulnerability, yet genuine optimism, that accompany entering adulthood.
Under the honor code legislation, students would be required to affirm their awareness of the honor code each time they register for the semester and would be unable to register should they not make that affirmation.
Strong acting helps "Stranger" deliver on its premise, and, despite momentary deficiencies of subtlety and a faintly inadequate ending, the play fascinates and unsettles.
The structure of a concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media to be discussed at the March 3 Faculty meeting has been outlined in a proposal.
A proposed concentration in Theater, Dance, and Media would draw heavily from existing resources, using current teaching staff and curricula from across the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and outside groups.