Daily Editor Lillian Rountree attended the Friday morning performance of the Columbia MFA Acting Class of 2020’s rendition of Twelfth Night, co-produced with the Classical Theatre of Harlem and the Young Company, and relived the excellent experience of discovering Shakespeare for the first time among an audience of high schoolers.
Last Friday, Arts Editor Riva Weinstein attended the Bard Hall Players’ production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the Columbia University Medical Campus, with photographer Sophie Tobin. The show was directed by Jenna Lanz, music directed by Robbie Berg, and produced by Joseph Cornett, Sarah Householder, Rachel Pride, and Zackery White.
Arts Editor Riva Weinstein attended the Thursday night performance of Cabaret at the Lenfest Center, the MFA Directing Thesis of Columbia School of the Arts student, Jonathan Seinen. The show was produced by Sean Anthony Chia and advised by Head of Directing, Professor Anne Bogart.
On Saturday, September 14, Mia Xing, new Bwogger and experimental-film-virgin, attended the first screening of Spell Reel at the Lenfest Center with the brilliant Riva Weinstein herself and fellow new and much cooler Guest Writer Emma Urofsky.
Directed by Bernadette Bridges (CC ’19) and written by Jake Arlow (BC ’19) and Jacob Kaplan (CC ’20), the long-awaited 125th Annual Varsity Show opened this Friday night in Roone Auditorium. Reporting on it is Riva 420, Contributing Editor for b-b-b-b-Bwog.
Arts Editor Riva Weinstein attended the Friday night showing of the CU Players’ The Hungry Woman: A Mexican Medea. She gives her thoughts below.
Bwog Daily Editor Peyton Ayers and Staff Writer Elle Ferguson give you the juicy details on Orchesis’ show in case you missed it or want to relive its glory.
Last night, Bwog staffers Levi Cohen (opera fan/groupie) and Betsy Ladyzhets (tree expert, opera newbie) went to the Glicker-Milstein Theatre for the opening night of NOW’s production of Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte.” It was a rollicking evening of bird people, angry moms, and sun worship.
Bwog staffers Riva Weinstein and Levi Cohen, who are frequently mistaken for Classicists, headed to the Lenfest Center yesterday for the MFA Directing Thesis Hadrian & Antinous, an original work directed by MFA student Mark Barford and produced by Sami Pyne. The show’s disappointing script was redeemed by excellent directing and design choices.
Internal Editor Zoe Sottile and Events Editor Isabel Sepúlveda popped and locked their way over to the Varsity Show’s annual West End Preview. After 30 minutes of songs and the occasional laugh, they were left sufficiently bamboozled but…cautiously optimistic about this year’s show.
Senior Staff Writer and opera junkie Levi Cohen went to the Glicker-Milstein Theater last night for the Columbia University New Opera Workshop’s Fall 2018 Repertory Scenes. The Music Director and conductor was Katie Cooke CC’19, and it was produced by Julian Vleeschhouwer CC’19. Tickets are currently sold out for both tonight’s and tomorrow’s performances (they were available here), […]
Arts Editor Riva Weinstein has worked on NOMADS shows twice before, but she was still more than pleasantly surprised when she went to see Thursday’s production of “Type B”, an original play written by Andy Jo and directed by Natasja Naarendorp. The play opens with a scene from your last Friday night get-together: six friends lounge […]
Not quite the same trek as Siberia to Moscow, but guest writer Riva Weinstein still hiked to the 12th floor of IAB. She attended the opening of the exhibit Eduard Gorokhovsky: From Siberia to Moscow, Selected Works on Paper and shares her experience below. Tucked away on the 12th floor of the International Affairs Building, the reception […]