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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.