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Marilyn Monroe
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Warhol's Next Fifteen Minutes

In many ways, “WarholCapote” is the show that never was. The play, based on a collection of long-forgotten tape recordings of conversations between Warhol and Capote, reveals the iconic duo’s unrealized hopes of creating a Broadway play together.

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‘Next Customer Please’: Retail Therapy through Comedy

“I want it to be levity for the student body—go to the theater and laugh with your friends,” Daurio said.

Playwright Jaclyn Backhaus spoke at Farkas Hall on Sept. 27.
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Jaclyn Backhaus Speaks on Process, Intent, and Authenticity in Theater

On Sept. 27, SpeakEasy, Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club, Harvard College Women's Center, Office for BGLTQ Student Life, and The Department of Theater, Dance & Media brought Backhaus to Farkas Hall to discuss her new play and the process of writing it.

Poetry Brothel
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'The Poetry Brothel’: Politics, Poetry, and Sex

The show’s elements were on their own captivating, but unwieldy transitions and confusing emceeing made for an altogether incoherent event.

Ken Urban
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Portrait of an Artist: Ken Urban

​Ken Urban, playwright of “A Guide for the Homesick,” has returned to New England to work as a senior lecturer in the department of Music and Theater Arts at MIT.

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‘The Aliens’: An Intimate Love Letter to the Ordinary

A testament to Baker’s keen sense of the intricacies of the everyday, “The Aliens” is a reflection on the meaning of friendship, the fine line between loser and genius, and the creation of art for the sake of creating anything at all.

The Weird
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The Weird

The Weird
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‘The Weird’ Harnesses the Bizarre to Illuminate the Political

“The Weird” is predictably, well, weird.

The Oberon
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A.R.T. Institute to Shutter for 3 Years After 'Failing' Debt Grade

The A.R.T. Institute will close its doors for three years in order to “work on a strategic plan" after receiving a failing grade on student debt from the Department of Education.

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‘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
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‘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
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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
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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
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‘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
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Ammunition Rehearsal

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