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Les Mis hits the right note

“Les Misérables,” originally based on Victor Hugo’s novel of the same name, was first produced as an opera in 1980, and has been translated and revived many times since. The last version brought “Les Misérables” to a whole new venue … Read More...

Documentary unveils dark underbelly of Israeli law

“The Law In These Parts,” directed by Ra’anan Alexandrowicz, details the legal system put in place after the 1967 war, in which Israel’s presence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip began. It’s a situation, which, at least in the … Read More...

True to its word, farcical 'Rumors' delivers hilarity

“Rumors,” originally by Neil Simon and directed at Brandeis by Neal Rabinowitz ’13, tells the story of two couples who have gathered for a tenth-anniversary party only to find the hosts in a state of absolute disaster. The story unfolds … Read More...

Despite valiant efforts, ‘Bat Boy’ flounders in absurdity

Built off of a tabloid story, “Bat Boy” could not have been more ambitious. The musical tells the story of a young bat humanoid found living in a cave and chronicles his struggle to learn the truth of love as … Read More...

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Hands of Glory
Connor Novy, Editor

Being “indefinable” is a dubious blessing. It has connotations of saccharine whimsy or being generally unlistenable. Andrew Bird, however, continues to disregard the boundaries of genre with his newest release, “Hands of Glory.” With … Read More...

‘Metamorphoses’ sets high standard with brilliant performance

The Undergraduate Theatre Collective struck gold with their production of Mary Zimmerman’s “Metamorphoses.” Based on the familiar Greek myths of Ovid, “Metamorphoses” is presented as a series of short tales connected by themes of love and loss, among others. Directed … Read More...

Dor Guez engages with art and experience

This semester, The Rose has had the sincere pleasure of hosting the art of Dor Guez, a Christian Palestinian whose work, a collection of photos and videos, chronicles the tale of his family and their lives as a minority group … Read More...

‘Voltaire & Frederick’ wields sophistication and grace

The Center for German and European Studies presented “Voltaire & Frederick: A Life in Letters,” Monday to a full Mandel Center for the Humanities Atrium, exhibiting a show at the crossroads of history, philosophy, politics, biography and art.

The show … Read More...

Blending humanity with fairytale, ‘Into the Woods’ enthralls

“Into the Woods,” directed at Brandeis by Jessie Field ’13 and put on by the Free Play Cooperative, presents a twisted set of fairytales and takes them to conclusions far beyond where they began. The musical asks, in nearly three … Read More...

For the final season, a very different “Fringe”

In the world of science fiction, J.J. Abrams has become something of a king, creating the long-running show “Lost,” with an almost cult-like, devotional fanbase despite a near-incomprehensible plot, in addition to directing the latest “Stark Trek” movie and it’s … Read More...

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