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"I, Too, Am Harvard," which has largely been kept a secret on campus, looks to bring to the forefront race issues in a provocative, thoughtful way.
Having completed his two-year jail sentence, a strapping and reformed Jackie (Tim C. Moan ’14) finally returns home to his longtime lover and fellow drug user, Veronica (Ema H. Horvath ’16). The couple—central to Stephen A. Guirgis’s “The Motherf**cker with the Hat”—is as loud and crass as the New York City neighborhood that they inhabit and as exhilarating and volatile as their substance-induced highs. The Motherf**cker with the Hat” will show in the Loeb Experimental Theater from March 7 to 14.
This year, to honor the 450th anniversary of the birth of Shakespeare, the Hyperion Shakespeare Company has selected scenes from the Bard’s greatest hits, the production’s theme. In 90 minutes, favorite monologues and familiar scenes will be presented by a slew of actors, both veteran and novice.
The Crimson sits down with the Hasty Pudding Theatricals's composer Dylan MarcAurele ’16, writer Brian J. Mendel ’15, and actor Ethan D. Hardy ‘14 to get an idea of what went into the making of the latest iteration of a time-honored spectacle.
Eli Wilson Pelton '16 reflects on the new web series "IVY", for which he plays many roles: director, writer, and character Ollie.
The Pudding’s 166th production is a stupendous mix of puns, music, and wacky characters.
When 12 men put on heels and skirts and get on stage to belt puns and sexual innuendoes, it’s bound to be a good night. Hasty Pudding Theatricals has known this for 219 years, and the company did not disappoint in its 166th production, "Victorian Secrets," which will run until March 9 at Farkas Hall.
4 of the 5 actors in "IVY". From left to right: Eli Wilson Pelton '16, Juliana N. Sass '17, Yinka S. Ogunbiyi '16, and Archibald I. H. Stonehill '17.
Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club’s production of “In the Dark,” an original play both written and directed by Matt S. Krane ’15 ran from Feb. 21 to 23; while the script of "In the Dark," generic in parts, could have deflated under the weight of its own artistic ambition, the strong cast and the lighting prevented it from doing so.
Three naïve teenagers, a tormented young man, and the boredom of suburban life come together to catastrophic effect in the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatics Club’s production of “Smoking Lesson” by Julia Jordan. The result is a contemplative, thought-provoking production that resonates due to the great cast and creative usage of the set.
"Red-Eye to Havre de Grace" reveals the man behind the figure of Edgar Allen Poe.
“Red-Eye to Havre de Grace,” playing Feb. 13 to 16 at the Emerson/Paramount Center Mainstage by theater collective Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental, is a spellbinding, visually stunning depiction of the mysterious last days of Edgar Allan Poe. A tense exploration of grief, loneliness, and the pitfalls of genius, the musical quickly draws in the audience and doesn’t let go.
Alfred Uhry, right, talks to English professor Derek Miller on February 12.
Inspired by the “The Shining,” the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club production “In the Dark” seeks to explore violence on both a concrete and abstract level to illustrate how violent actions can simultaneously bring a family closer together and tear it apart.
"Smoking Lesson," set to run in the Loeb Ex, depicts the dynamic and drama between three teenage girls–Tare, Mary Kate, and Lisa Ann– and an older man, Tom, whose interaction with the girls sets the stage for the trio’s undoing.