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Massachusetts Hall
Visual Arts

New Concentration Was Years in the Making

Although implementation is just a series of approvals away, much has yet to be determined for Harvard’s first-ever dramatic arts concentration.

On Campus

'Carrie and Otis': A Classic Tale of Girl Eats Boy

What happens when you combine Greek mythology with teen angst and dark humor? You just might end up with “Carrie and Otis,” an original play running at the Adams Pool Theater from Oct. 23 to 26. Written by Mike C. Ross ’16 and directed by Megan G. Jones ’16, “Carrie and Otis” offers a window into the lives of three man-eating Sirens and presents a delightfully timeless interpretation of classic lore.

University Hall
Theater

Harvard Likely To Offer Concentration in ‘Theater, Dance, and Media’

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences is likely to adopt a new concentration in “Theater, Dance, and Media” to begin enrolling undergraduates in fall 2015, University officials announced on Monday.

On Campus

'23rd Floor' Guarantees Laughs

There’s a promising show in the works for fans of humor. “Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” produced by the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club and The Office for the Arts, is a comedy about comedy. Directed by Boyd I.R. Hampton ’16, the play premieres Oct. 17 at the Loeb Experimental Theater.

On Campus

"Little Murders" Takes Dysfunctional Family to Another Level

A daughter brings home her fiancé to meet her parents, a somewhat ordinary event for most American families. Yet for the Newquist family, no event is ordinary. Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club’s production of “Little Murders,” running from Oct. 17 to Oct. 25, is a dark comedy about a girl, Patsy Newquist, and her dysfunctional family.

On Campus

'With Fates Driving' Worthy of Triumph

Running from Oct. 9 to Oct. 11, Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club’s “With Fates Driving”—written by Alona Bach ’16, scored by Eric R. Corcoran ’16, and directed by Sean K. Hardy ’16—presented a brilliant treatment of the fourth book of Virgil’s “Aeneid” that was both fresh and loyal to the source, proving definitively that it is possible to present an interesting and novel treatment of a text without subjecting it to intellectual fads.

VDP Pic
Theater

VDP Pic

Students rehearse for "Little Murders," the latest play to be produced as part of the Visiting Director's Program.

VDP Pic
Theater

Directed Study: The Visiting Director's Program at the ART

Harvard’s lack of a dramatic arts concentration presents obstacles for undergraduates hoping to pursue careers in theater, but the annual Visiting Director’s Project provides students with a challenging and rewarding experience that approximates theater at the professional level.

On Campus

Brave and Poignant 'Negative' Leaves a Lasting Impact

Getting an audience to laugh at jokes on race relations is no easy task. But Black Community and Student Theater Production’s “Negative”—which ran from Oct. 2 to 4 at the Adams Pool Theater—deftly achieved this. The production highlighted the racial conversations that have become prevalent on Harvard’s campus with cohesive directing that balances satire and serious conversation.

The Glitter Room
Harvard in the City

The Glitter Room

Castmembers stand on the plastic as they shower themselves with glitter inside the "Glitter Room" at the Oberon.

Everyday Theater
Harvard in the City

Everyday Theater

“For me, every second of every day is theater. I’m always interested in the self that we present, how we dress, how we talk...I love it all.”

Before the Donk
Student Life

Before the Donk

Mark stretches as he prepares for the first performance of "the Donk."

On Campus

What’s Gained in Translation: 'With Fates Driving' Reimagines an Epic

Jules (Jacob D. Rienstra ’17), a modern-day version of Aeneas’s son, Ascanius, takes center stage in Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club’s production of “With Fates Driving,” an original play by Alona Bach ’16. The production will run from Oct. 9 to 11 at the Loeb Experimental Theater.

Almost Ready
Student Life

Almost Ready

Mauriello sprays his hair as part of his pre-show routine.

On the Ground
Student Life

On the Ground

Mauriello pushes his physical limits during The Donkey Show.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization