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Lauren Kidwell

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.


‘Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness’ : Informative, But, Like, Fun

In his biweekly podcast, Van Ness breaks out of the binary of great hair and clever quips (the one true binary of our time) and, for lack of a better phrase, “gets curious.”

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‘Noir’ Starts Strong, Loses Steam

Christopher Moore covers all his noir fiction bases as his latest novel incisively and delightfully lampoons the genre.

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Jenny Erpenbeck and Claire Messud Talk Refugees, ‘Go, Went, Gone’

​On Mar. 5 in Sever 113, there was a buzz in the air not unlike the first day of a new class, except the room was filled with more senior citizens than college seniors.

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Nasty Women Take TV in ‘Good Girls’

"Good Girls" shows mothers as they are day-to-day, trying their best to raise the next generation of women while navigating their own challenges, doing what they have to do to ensure their best chance at life, liberty, and the pursuit of $30,000.

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‘A.P. Bio’ Whiffs with the Bases Loaded

Despite the odds stacked in its favor, “A.P. Bio” whiffs spectacularly in its series premiere, an episode that left me wondering whether O’Brien and his team were even trying to get on base.