Theater

Theater

‘Dryside’: A Poetic New Drama on Climate Change, Race, and Class

The play’s greatest strength lies in the relationships between its characters, which are so intimate and realistic that it feels almost like a violation of privacy to be listening in.

Art and Politics
Theater

‘Far Away’ Projected in the Near Future

​A dystopian world featuring a corrupt government and country in war-torn ruins is not a new concept, but the Theater, Dance and Media department’s production of “Far Away” aims to challenge viewers with its eerily near applicability.

In The Heights
Theater

In The Heights

Julia I. Biedry ‘17 dances with Maria Victoria Paredes ’20 and Nick D. Hornedo ‘19 in TEATRO!’s In the Heights.

In The Heights
Theater

Salsa, Sparks, and Song: TEATRO!’s ‘In the Heights’

“In the Heights” soared to new levels of theatrical achievement, showcasing student excellence in acting and directing, while also giving voice to the Latino immigrant experience.

Ammunition Rehearsal
Theater

‘Ammunition’: A Musical Take on American Women in the War

When the war is over and the men return from combat, the women who want to continue working must grapple with pay inequality and the loss of much of the recognition and freedom they had enjoyed.

Ammunition Rehearsal
Theater

Ammunition Rehearsal

Bobby Malley ’20 and Rory K. Wakeford ’20 rehearse as Wallace and Natalie, respectively.

Theater

‘Queen Lear’ Flawed but Compelling

With costumes and singing that poked fun at the Shakespearean classic, the intentional unprofessionalism was the main source of the humor for the show.

Brave New World
Theater

A Fresh Take on “Brave New World”

Although Huxley wrote “Brave New World” in 1931, Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company’s adaptation expressed the relevance of its themes today through costume, set design, and emotionally expressive dancing.

Brave New World
Visual Arts

Brave New World

Dancers move in unison to portray the uniformity regulated by the government in Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World.”

Brave New World
Visual Arts

Brave New World

Student dancer performs against projected images of international riots and rallies.

College

Two Years In, Mixed Reviews for Theater, Dance, and Media Concentration

The initial batches of Theater, Dance, and Media concentrators largely laud the program, though some say it can be difficult to balance its multiple components.

Theater

‘Gypsy’ Entertains While Evoking Empathy

With its examination of Rose’s destructive ambition and complex character, "Gypsy" has been hailed as one of the greatest musicals of all time, leaving Harvard College Musical Theater with large shoes to fill. Yet the production on the Loeb Mainstage successfully captured Laurents’ vision, illustrating the grand scope of vaudeville’s decline while never losing sight of the musical’s emotional core.

Theater

“Brave New World” Channels the Present

In its depiction of a crumbling utopia, Aldous Huxley’s 1932 classic “Brave New World” poses moral quandaries that remain relevant today. In their adaptation of the novel, the Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company has found their own way to make connections between Huxley’s futuristic world and our present one.

SKETCH poster
Theater

SKETCH poster

SKETCH poster
Theater

‘SKETCH’ Channels Both Eccentricity and Comedic Genius

From a man who is too excited to receive a pat down at airport security to a lesbian who wins “The Bachelor” but is in love with another contestant, a cast of nine students performed a series of ten skits from March 23 to 25.