Alexandra D. Hoffer


ARTSMONDAY: Law Prof Brings Wit to Death

Margaret Edson’s “W;t” follows the cancer treatment of the ironically named Dr. Vivian Bearing, a professor of 17th century literature


Theater Review: ‘Equus’ Embraces Twisted Normalcy

Equus is a psychological drama focusing on a single, horrific crime: a 17-year-old boy, Alan Strang, blinds six horses with


Theater Review: Dysfunctions of Vietnam Return

The 2004 presidential campaign has confirmed that the Vietnam War is still a touchy subject for many Americans. Davey (Abe


Gershwin’s Follies Steal The Show

Crazy for You , an adaptation of the Gershwins’ Girl Crazy , is a typical romantic comedy of the hey-gang-let’s-put-on-a-show


Review: Life Entwines Politics and Art

While Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead , which recently finished its run on the mainstage, may be Tom Stoppard’s most


Review: Humor Redeems ‘Soapbox’ Sketches

“Soapbox Derby: A New Works Festival,” which opened this weekend accompanied by apparently no campus publicity whatsoever, is a collection


Musical Fairy Dramas Amuse in ‘Iolanthe’

Iolanthe , like most Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, is a cheerfully silly piece about love with a healthy dash of


Review: 'Frogs' Breaks From Classical Tradition

After last week’s production of Euripides’ The Trojan Women at the Agassiz Theater, this weekend The Harvard Classical Club put


Tale of Troy Wallows in Live Tragedy

For all his fame, Euripides is hard to pull off nowadays. Productions of Greek tragedies are almost always modernized to


Review: ‘All’s Well’ With This Quincy Production

All’s Well That Ends Well Quincy Dining Hall, December 5-14 Directed by Brett W. Gamboa Produced by Emma Firestone ’05


'All's Well' With This Quincy Production

Sometimes the classics really are the best; Quincy House Drama Society’s no-frills production of William Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends


Review: Witty, Spotty ‘Brain’ Plays in Ex

A New Brain Loeb Ex, December 3-6 Directed by Adam R. Perlman ’04 Produced by Brandon C. Presser ’05 and


Most HLS Black Students Female

Black female students at Harvard Law School (HLS) greatly outnumber their black male counterparts, according to a bulletin recently published


Review: 'Noises Off' Fills Pool With Skillful Chaos

Noises Off Adams Pool Theatre, November 13-23 Directed by Andrew Arthur Produced by James S. Patton ’05 Michael Frayn’s


Review: 'Real Thing' Smiles on Winthrop

The Real Thing Winthrop House JCR, November 13-16 Directed by Andreea N. Stefanescu ’04 Produced by Matt G. Baggetta

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Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art


ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload

Unloading the Ad Board