In that rare moment of calm I can’t help but wonder what new idea has seized control of him, and what form it will take when he decides to share it.
Outgoing Theater Exec Virginia R. Marshall discusses her top five anti-climactic moments in theater.
In the first Arts Year In Review special issue, the Crimson Arts board covers the best films and albums of the year and reports the results of the 2013 Arts Poll.
Neha Mehrotra '15 is the incoming Theater Exec for 2014.
The Crimson Arts Poll was taken by nearly 250 students.
Incoming Theater Exec Neha Mehrotra tells you about the five most exciting musical moments on stage.
Usually actors are given specific roles by a director, but with this adaptation of William Golding’s "Lord of the Flies," director Alistair A. Debling ’16 let the actors decide for themselves which characters fit their actions and dispositions. "Flies," which will open in the Loeb Ex on Dec. 5, is inspired by Golding’s novel but differs from the original in its narrative form and character development.
The best-known of Stephen Sondheim’s musicals are generally populated with bizarre and memorable characters; who could forget the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, lovers Maria and Tony in "West Side Story," or Sondheim’s tormented version of painter Georges Seurat in "Sunday in the Park with George"? But Sondheim’s "Company," which will go up in Farkas Hall on Dec. 5, depicts characters that are not so different from ourselves.
Student actors protray Nazi officials in “Conspiracy” on the Loeb Mainstage, a play about the 1942 Wannasee conference in Germany.
Todd E. Jones Jr '16 plays Isaac Newton with Deng-Tung Wang '17 as Robert Hooke in "Isaac's Eye" in the Adams Pool Theatre.
Who knew that Sir Isaac Newton, the British physicist and mathematician widely regarded as the one of the greatest scientists of all time, was also irritating, foolish, and quite possibly on the brink of insanity? “Isaac’s Eye,” which ran through Saturday at the Adams Pool Theatre, took a different spin on the life of young Isaac Newton and explored the dilemma Newton faced at the start of his scientific career.
A view of the American Repertory Theater.
Frustration, anger, and determination boil over at a German lakeside villa as men in Nazi uniforms storm about, sipping fine wine and discussing their solution to “the Jewish problem” in utmost secret. Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club’s production of “Conspiracy,” which will run through Nov. 23 at the Loeb Mainstage, retells the events of the Wannsee Conference of 1942, during which Nazi officials and bureaucrats finalized their plans for the Final Solution—the elimination of 11 million Jews from the German sphere of influence.
Since the arrival of artistic director Diane M. Paulus ’88, the ART has been developing a new identity for itself on several fronts, including increased ties to New York, opportunities for Harvard students to assist large productions, and devotion to spreading participation in making theater.