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Editor's Picks 2009

Arts execs take a break from ranking Radiohead vs. Spoon to rank... whatever they feel like.


‘Sleep’ Leaves Haunting Impression

New A.R.T. show is a mind-blowing multi-sensory experience

Pudding Caught Red-Handed with Plans for New Show

Last year, the Hasty Pudding Theatricals explored the world of ancient Greece with its 161st show, “Acropolis Now,” a comical

Blasting Off on ‘A Space Adventure’

Tomorrow, aliens will be invading the Science Center! Luckily, these aliens are just friendly creations of the Harvard Story-Time Players’

Grace C. Laubacher ’09

It’s easy to look at the empty Loeb Mainstage—a cavernous 556-seat theatre—and see only a bare, dark void. For set

Paulus Attempts to Get In Students' Hair

Beads, flowers, freedom, and happiness abound in New York City these days. Well, not really but the “Age of Aquarius”

'42nd Street' Dances Its Way to Success

“Think of musical comedy, the most glorious words in the English language,” director Julian Marsh says to burgeoning but reluctant

A.R.T.’s ‘Endgame’ Broods Beautifully Over Life’s Meaning

“Nothing is funnier than unhappiness,” trash can-dwelling Nell says in the American Repertory Theatre’s current production of Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame.”

F.U.D.G.E. Make 'Fool'ish Show Fun

“I’m thinking,” schoolteacher Leon Tolchinsky says. Doctor Zubritsky, the hapless Kulyenchikov resident whose daughter Tolchinsky must educate, responds in earnest.

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A Fairy Parody of Party Politics

Forget “Saturday Night Live.” The Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players are staging a different, unique kind of political satire with

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Hate It: House Parties

It’s 11:00 on a Friday night. At the party mecca known as Harvard University, where will you be spending your

SPOTLIGHT: Timothy M. Parent '09

The crisscrossing paths in Harvard Yard hardly serve as mock runways for College students, who tend to be more concerned

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Elle Woods Visits Her Alma Mater

“Some say that I’m a pompous creep / Somehow I don’t lose that much sleep / Why bother with false


Richard Ashcroft must be really picky about the benches he chooses to sit on. In The Verve’s new video for


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