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Alexandra D. Hoffer

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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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