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Hasty Pudding’s ‘Casino Evil’: A Wonderfully Cliché Drag Show

With its lewd jokes and crazy outfits, “Casino Evil” could have easily gone wrong. Yet the actors deliver an engaging performance by recognizing the absurdity of it all.

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‘The Honey Trap’: A Twisting Thrill

Director Adam Kassim had high expectations to live up to with the play’s debut production at the Boston Playwright’s Theatre. He did not disappoint.

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‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Bizarre and Fun as Ever

Upon entering the theater, every guest received a party horn to celebrate the birth of Rocky, a newspaper to shield their head from the rain that poured down on Janet, and a rubber glove to snap just like Dr. Frank N. Furter did in the show.

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'Rocky Horror Picture Show:' Two Performances in One

“Planets, aliens. It’s very strange and weird. But even in that craziness and in this world, I think there are a lot of elements of truth within it. Specifically, the show talks about an awakening of your sexuality, becoming more free and truthful with yourself.”

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Moments After Wake: HRDC's 'A Kind of Alaska'

At one point the doctor announces that he had not woken up Deborah earlier because he had not been able to obtain the right awakening fluid, a moment that should have been tragic but just sounded humorous.

Ryan Reynolds
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Hasty Pudding Honors Man of the Year Ryan Reynolds

​Between parodies and a Pudding Pot, Ryan Reynolds accepted the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man of the Year Award Friday evening to laughter and fanfare.

On Campus

Cast Shines in a Melodic “Into the Woods”

Director Jake S. Stepansky ’17 staged his take on the show on Dec. 8 and 9 at the American Repertory Theater’s OBERON stage, delivering a production carried by a triumphant cast, although the venue and blocking left much to be desired.

The Loeb Theater
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The Loeb Theater

The Loeb Drama Center at 64 Brattle Street is the site of two of the A.R.T.’s theaters, the Mainstage and the Ex.

Auditions for SCAPE in the Ex
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Auditions for SCAPE in the Ex

Damian Liu ’20 (left) auditions for SCAPE in the Ex at the Loeb Drama Center. The production, which aims to weave three stories into an abstract exploration of suicide and alienation, is directed by Jonathan Creed ‘19 (right).

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The Oberon
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The Oberon

The OBERON on Massachusetts Avenue is owned by the Harvard's American Repertory Theater Institute. The A.R.T. has frozen its admissions for fall of 2017.

The Oberon
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After 'Failing' Debt Grade from Federal Gov., Harvard's A.R.T. Institute Freezes Admissions

After receiving a “failing” grade from the U.S. Department of Education for saddling students with high levels of debt, Harvard’s graduate dramaturgy program has frozen its admissions for fall 2017.

On Campus

ART’s “Fingersmith” a Ravishing Victorian Tale of Passion, Intrigue, and Vengeance

Director Bill Rauch and the cast of “Fingersmith” serve up a captivating show, with a riveting, dexterously handled plot, thoughtful social commentary, and moments of emotional poignancy.

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On Campus

Making Space: Diversity, Inclusion, and the Arts at Harvard

As Harvard’s undergraduate student body has grown ever more diverse, many challenges remain in making the University a fully inclusive institution for all those admitted. According to The Crimson’s annual survey of graduating seniors, students of color at Harvard are less likely to concentrate in the arts and humanities than their white peers. But both faculty and students say that making the arts more open has rarely been so important.

Into the Woods
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HRDC Presents a Thoughtful Journey ‘Into the Woods’

“Into the Woods” has special relevance for college students, according to co-producer Emily E. Bergquist ’18. “[It’s about] what it means to have that moment that many people have in college where suddenly you realize the world is not really what you thought it was,” Bergquist says.