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The Best of Two Eras: Alvin Ailey Combine the Modern ‘Lazarus’ and Iconic ‘Revelations’

Lazarus delivered an ultimate tribute to Ailey’s vision for shining a light on racial inequalities and inspiring empathy and hope within viewers.

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For the A.R.T., The Next Act

After a record-breaking donation, the American Repertory Theater is now in the spotlight.

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‘Multiplicity Is Actually Strength’: Margaret Atwood and Poul Ruders Reflect On Retelling ‘The Handmaid's Tale’ Through Opera

Atwood’s parting words embodied hope for the new generation of opera-goers. "What I’m happy about right now is the generations of, let’s say, under 25."

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Just a few years after the A.R.T. shuttered an academic program due to its failing debt rating, contributions from wealthy donors are allowing the theater to move to a new home in Allston.

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Portrait of an Artist: Puppeteer Kate Brehm Teaches the Illusion of Invisibility

"The role of the puppeteer is exciting because there's always a duality going on," Brehm said.

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‘Dogfight’: A Beautiful, Nostalgic Social Critique

It was easy to forget at certain points that the marines’ mistreatment of women and hyper-masculine violence is meant to take place half a century ago.

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‘The East Side’ Explores the Struggle of Living in the West

With its powerful ideas of gentrification, family, and identity, along with incredibly catchy and unique music and set design, “The East Side” is a fun and heartwarming production.

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‘Cruising Altitude’ Presents Freshman Hijinks from Houston to Heathrow

“This year’s edition we went totally out of the box,” Samuel A. Thau ’22, one of the co-producers, said.

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Even Though ‘Venezuela’ Repeats, Don’t Look Away

Repeating the dance offers the audience a chance to revisit how Naharin peppers the performance with provoking details.

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Harvard Undergraduates Bring Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play, ‘The Diary of Anne Frank,’ To the Loeb

Director Gregory E. Lipson ’20 seeks to present an intimate picture of the Frank family’s two years of concealment in this eternally relevant and true story.

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‘Electra’ Transcends Time and Space With Story of Gender and Justice

Students are bringing Sophocles’ “Electra” to the Adams Pool Theatre on April 12 and to theaters around the world this summer.

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‘The East Side’ Takes On Asian-American Identity Onstage

When finally asked to summarize this entire project in a single catchphrase, Yong stumbled and took a long pause. “Dumplings, love...and gentrification,” he said.

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Expressions’ ‘EXpelled’ Balances Warmth and Intimidation

Between worrying about exams, catching feelings for someone, or dealing with mental health issues, the piece tackled it all.

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‘Dragon Mama’ Relives the Past with Forgiveness and Fervor

Baring her secrets and her soul, Porkalob challenges others to broaden their conception of normality.

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Portrait of an Artist: Luc Jacobs

Jacobs’ creative practice is undeniably multi-faceted.

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