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Portrait of an Artist: La’Toya Princess Jackson

With a background in ballet, songwriting, singing, and EDM, La’Toya Princess Jackson has done it all.The Harvard Crimson sat down with Jackson to discuss her artistic trajectory, her new show “Vanity Lane,” and inclusion on stage.

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Fromm Players Reignite The Power of the Individual

​On Mar. 31, the Fromm Players performed an eclectic assortment of pieces ranging from folk songs to contemporary concert music.

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Checking In and Checking Out: HRDC’s ‘The Laramie Project’ at the Oberon

The Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club’s production of “The Laramie Project” tells the true story of Matthew Shepard, a gay man who was beaten to death in Laramie, Wyoming in 1998 in one of the most infamous anti-BGLTQ hate crimes in history.

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Harvard Square Theater

The Harvard Square Theater closed in 2012.

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‘Out of Orbit’ is a Starry-Eyed, Dreamy Dance Through the Galaxy

“Out of Orbit,” a space-themed collaboration between the Harvard Ballet Company and the Harvard Pops Orchestra, has astronomical ambition and stellar (new)tunes.

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A Production That Does G&S 'Yeoman’s Service'

The Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ current staging of “The Yeomen of the Guard; or The Merryman and His Maid,” set in Tudor England, feels—in a word—fresh.

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‘The Humans’: Eroding Family Structures

Playwright Stephen Karam’s “The Humans,” enters the arena of American classics, unfolding at the confluence of tradition and modernity—all over a warm turkey.

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Bedlam Delivers an Inventive Yet Unsettling 'Saint Joan'

Bedlam Theater Company’s “Saint Joan,” which ran at the Cutler Majestic Theatre at ArtsEmerson until March 24, is clear as a bell—even if its audience cannot hear the divine “voices” that Joan hears.

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Vanity Lane’s Take on Embracing Inner Beauty

La’Toya Princess Jackson’s “Vanity Lane,” which showed from March 22 to March 25, tells the tale of ElectrKPrincess and her search for self-acceptance.

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Alvin Ailey Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Faith and Vigor

The audience members stood on their feet, exuberantly chanting the religious refrain “Rocka My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham” and dancing from side to side. On stage, members of the critically acclaimed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater company finished their final dance and waved goodbye with a smile.

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HRGSP's 'Yeoman of the Guard' Puts a Twist on Tradition

The Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ production of "The Yeoman of the Guard" will bring fresh life to the Savoy opera with bold casting choices and an intricate set design.

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Claudia Rankine on 'Citizen' and 'The White Card' at Emerson

On March 4, award-winning poet and playwright Claudia Rankine sat down to continue a conversation she started with her new play “The White Card” with over 1,000 people in Boston.

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Boston Ballet’s ‘Parts In Suite’ Sizzles

“Parts in Suite,” is composed of three very different pieces from choreographers Jorma Elo, Justin Peck, and William Forsythe all of which captivate.

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Harvard Ballet Company and Pops Orchestra to Present Space-Themed ‘Out of Orbit’

The Harvard Ballet Company and the Harvard Pops Orchestra are coming together for "Out of Orbit," which will combine classical ballet and music to bring outer space to the Loeb Mainstage.

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The Fault Lines That Divide Us and ‘The White Card’

“The White Card” demands as much from its audience as its actors, drawing spectators to see the world recreated on stage as simply that: a recreation of what Rankine calls the “fault line between black and white lives.”

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