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Delightful, Delicious, De-Lovely: HTG presents a top production of Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes”

Once upon a time, musical theater used to be about three things. The first was the elusive quality alternately called glamour, stardom, or just pure fame in an era when actors, directors, writers, and producers were stars. The next major … Read More...

Phone rings, door chimes, in comes “Company”

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<i>PHOTO BY Yuan Yao/The Hoot</i>

PHOTO BY Yuan Yao/The Hoot

Company. The word alone is enough to drive a person up a wall, at least when it comes to the kind of company that outlasts its welcome. But company takes many forms, … Read More...

In Memoriam: Natasha Richardson

Natasha Richardson, the glamorous star of stage and screen and the third generation of the Redgrave acting dynasty, died Wednesday night at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York after head injuries she suffered in a ski accident in Montreal on … Read More...

You want me to talk about my down there?

Well, everybody, they’re back. No, I’m not talking about the in-laws or those pesky midterms that I keep hearing everyone moaning about around this time of the semester. What I am referring to, however, are vaginas. Yes, vaginas. Or, rather, … Read More...

To Laugh, to Love, to Leave and to Live Neil Simon Recounts His Past in His “Brighton Beach Memoirs”

PHOTO from Internet Source

PHOTO from Internet Source

We all remember our angst-ridden teenage years, right? Well, I sure remember mine and boy, they were nothing like what I saw tonight. The plot of “Brighton Beach Memoirs” revolves around Eugene Morris Jerome, a 15-year-old … Read More...

To sleep, perchance to dream a vision of Herman Hesse’s “Siddhartha” on the Brandeis stage

 

 

Have you ever had a dream that shook you to the core and changed the way you look at the world? In “Siddhartha: a Jungian Fantasy in Three Acts with Prelude,” Eric Hill’s adaptation of Herman Hesse’s 1922 novel … Read More...

Shakespeare tragedy comes to Brandeis stage

This week saw the arrival of one of William Shakespeare’s greatest plays to the Shapiro Theater at Brandeis University.

“King Lear,” presented by Hold Thy Peace, the Shakespeare society in residence at the university, is an ambitious choice for anyone … Read More...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show rocks Schwartz

At midnight this past Friday, a mere two days after Halloween, The Rocky Horror Picture Show floor show descended upon Schwartz auditorium, thanks to the Deviant Culture Club.

This bi-annual event featured many of the regular characters Brandeis has come … Read More...

NEGIN: Whats So Great About Brandeis, Anyway?

I recently attended one of the new student send offs in my area before returning to campus, and was confronted with the responsibility of having to show off all the great things about Brandeis. Dont let this articles title lead … Read More...

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