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‘Leveling Up’ is the wrong choice of show

­­­Every theater major has to complete two practicum requirements by working tech for a department show, including running lights, sound, costume, backstage crew and usherRead More...

A critique of Trump’s education policies

Donald Trump, like most politicians, speaks in code when it comes to education. He is easily able to identify problems but does not offer concrete solutions or suggest policy refo… Read More...

Deep conversations abound in ‘The End of The Tour’

It is always respectable when well-known and established actors participate in independent films for the art of it. And that was the perfect way to describe my experience seeing … Read More...

Quickie’s misguided humor pokes fun at addiction

Theater is often used as a means of social change, offering the audience different perspectives on controversial or tough subject matter. That’s why I was incredibly shocked w… Read More...

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ fails to reflect traditional black roles

The UTC Tympanium Euphorium production of “Little Shop of Horrors” premiered the same weekend as the Ford Hall 2015 sit-in began. It seemed almost ironic that a whitewashed p… Read More...

Brandeis Theater Company’s performance ‘Red’ enamours

What do you think of when you see the color red? Roses? The blood from a nick from a shaving accident? I think of Brandeis Theater Company’s production of “Red” by John Logan, d… Read More...

“As You Like It” Bostonian theme falls short

It’s a hard task to keep people interested in a Shakespeare play in this day and age. For one, that’s because it’s nearly impossible to make Shakespeare relatable to the aver… Read More...

‘The Birds and the Bees: Unabridged’ stings with unprofessionalism

Honest Accomplice’s “The Birds and The Bees: Unabridged” is a devised, touring piece performed at Brandeis on Oct. 14. Devised theater is a particularly unique concept, bRead More...

Division III athletes deserve respect

One of the main elements we sacrifice when choosing to go to a Division III school is the excitement surrounding that huge game. However, just because Brandeis is Division III does … Read More...

‘When Voices Meet’ touches upon strong themes

My mom is from South Africa and grew up during Apartheid. I’ve always asked her for personal stories about her experiences, but for some reason, she didn’t have many. So when I s… Read More...

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