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Word of the Day
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Word of the Day

During one of the first scenes of the Grasshopper Rebellion Circus, a teacher flips through her Oxford English Dictionary and picks "riot" as the word of the day.

Auditions
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Auditions

7:54 p.m. Hyperion Shakespeare Company directors (Judy F. Durkin '22, Claire M. Rivkin '19, Johnathan R. Creed '20) are captivated by an audition for the fall scene recital, "Twelfth Pint."

The Black Clown
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The Black Clown

Members of the cast performing in “The Black Clown.”

The Black Clown
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‘The Black Clown’: A Rich Legacy of Jazz and Blues

A.R.T.’s new show “The Black Clown" is musical and dramatic adaptation of Langston Hughes’ poem of the same name. Though written in 1931, its verses are still bound to send chills down one's spine through its lively and haunting performance.

Theater in the Square
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Theater in the Square

Located on Church Street, the Harvard Square Theater is currently vacant.

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2018 Tony Award Predictions

​We’re less than two weeks away from Broadway’s biggest night—The Tonys—and there are still so many questions that need answering. Who will win? Who should win? Here are our predictions.

Sound of Music Production
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A Mixed ‘Sound of Music’

In a new production of “The Sound of Music,” a fictionalized portrayal of the character Maria Rainer’s transition from postulant to governess, wife, and stepmother centralizes the bond between Maria and the seven von Trapp children.

Lauren Kidwell
Theater

Portrait of an Artist: Lauren Kidwell

Actress Lauren Kidwell plays Mother Abbess in the national tour of “The Sound of Music,” coming to the Boch Center Wang Theater from May 1 to 13. The Harvard Crimson sat down to talk with her about theater, “The Sound of Music,” and what makes this show special.

"Olympia"
Theater

Revisiting the Female Gazes in Manet's ‘Olympia’

More than 150 years after it was painted, Édouard Manet's "Olympia" continues to astonish viewers with its subject’s challenging gaze and overt sexuality. Yet the question still remains—more than a century and a half later, is it still as provocative as when it debuted?

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Portrait of an Artist: La’Toya Princess Jackson

With a background in ballet, songwriting, singing, and EDM, La’Toya Princess Jackson has done it all.The Harvard Crimson sat down with Jackson to discuss her artistic trajectory, her new show “Vanity Lane,” and inclusion on stage.

Fromm Concert
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Fromm Players Reignite The Power of the Individual

​On Mar. 31, the Fromm Players performed an eclectic assortment of pieces ranging from folk songs to contemporary concert music.

Laramie Project Pub Still
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Checking In and Checking Out: HRDC’s ‘The Laramie Project’ at the Oberon

The Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club’s production of “The Laramie Project” tells the true story of Matthew Shepard, a gay man who was beaten to death in Laramie, Wyoming in 1998 in one of the most infamous anti-BGLTQ hate crimes in history.

Harvard Square Theater
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Harvard Square Theater

The Harvard Square Theater closed in 2012.

Out of Orbit Review Still
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‘Out of Orbit’ is a Starry-Eyed, Dreamy Dance Through the Galaxy

“Out of Orbit,” a space-themed collaboration between the Harvard Ballet Company and the Harvard Pops Orchestra, has astronomical ambition and stellar (new)tunes.

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A Production That Does G&S 'Yeoman’s Service'

The Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ current staging of “The Yeomen of the Guard; or The Merryman and His Maid,” set in Tudor England, feels—in a word—fresh.

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