Home » ByZach Reid

Peter Jackson amazes in latest trip to Middle-Earth

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the first installment in a series of three, based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s book “The Hobbit,” arrived at the end of the year, but quickly es… Read More...

‘Glass Menagerie’ provides powerful look at devastated family

Last weekend, The Brandeis Theater Company performed Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie”: the story of a family devastated by a runaway father as his wife, son and d… Read More...

Lydian String Quartet revives classical music on campus

In a rather enjoyable change of pace Wednesday afternoon, the Mandel Atrium was filled with the sounds of soothing string compositions. The Lydian String Quartet performed as a p… Read More...

With a medieval flourish, Heather Dale refreshes campus music scene

Heather Dale performed a concert titled “An Ancient Yule” in Levin Ballroom Monday night. Although relatively few people attended the concert, the band kept the atmosphere … Read More...

Hold Thy Peace’s ‘Macbeth’ delivers classic tale of ambition and madness

Thursday in the Shapiro Campus Center Theater, Brandeis’s Shakespearean society, Hold Thy Peace, performed “Macbeth.” Written by William Shakespeare, directed in thi… Read More...

Full of dark humor, ‘Escape from Happiness’ extols family

Last weekend in Laurie Theater, the Brandeis Theater Company, the university’s primary graduate theater group, performed “Escape from Happiness.” Written by George F. … Read More...

“Or,” shows that free love can abound, even in Classical Europe

In the Shapiro Campus Center Theater on Thursday, Brandeis Players began their weekend-long run of “Or,” a play by Liz Duffy Adams. The Brandeis Players are a member of the Und… Read More...

Boris’ Kitchen Amazes at “The Old Sh*t Show”

On Thursday night, Boris’ Kitchen put on “The Old Sh*t Show” in the Merrick Theater in Spingold. From the way people packed tightly into the dance studio-esque room, it was a… Read More...

‘Grimm’ offers new take on a classic concept

When one thinks of a police drama, perhaps “Law and Order,” “Miami Vice” or “The Shield,” gritty portrayals of police work and criminality almost immediately come t… Read More...

'Little Mermaideleh' blows crowd out of the water

This year’s 24 Hour Musical performed “The Little Mermaideleh” on Sunday night, and was received by an enthusiastic full house in the Shapiro Campus Center Theater. Produ… Read More...

Menu Title