At the end of the production, S speaks to Shelley, demanding his counterpart to decide what type of man he will be. “It’s time to decide who you are—master or monster,” he says. With such an emotional ending, Giles’s “Sea Change” invited its audience to live and breath the life of Mary Shelley, leaving a sentiment that resonated even after the curtains were closed.
Brian Helgeland's latest is a Jackie Robinson biopic starring Chadwick Boseman, chronicling the baseball legend's experience as he broke the color barrier in baseball. While Boseman delivers a powerful performance, whenever Helgeland steps away from the baseball field, the film tends to oversimplify its characters and relationships to a fault.
Grace S. Sun’s production successfully translates Tom Hanks's popcorn-munching sensibilities and fun in "That Thing You Do!" All of the songs were played live, and it is through these performances that the dynamics of the group and its respective characters really came alive.
Brad Anderson's "The Call" is a victim of its indecision, failing to succeed potential as either a thriller or a horror film. Despite strong acting from its leads, Halle Berry and Abigail Breslin, the film is held back by poor writing and uneven direction.
This Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club production, directed by Allen J. MacLeod ’14, takes a sparse, character-focused look at such unsettled thematic questions through the lens of a rapidly disintegrating relationship.
Boasting strong directing from Caleb J. Thompson ’14, acting, and technical elements, “Life is a Dream” was able to integrate the antiquity of the play successfully to create a truly modern production without sacrificing the original’s 17th-century ambiance.