Staff Writer Jake Torres attended CMTS’ 24 Hour Musical: A Very Potter Musical on Sunday, March 27th at 11 am in the Lerner Party Space and it was just as fun and hectic as one would expect!
Staff Writer James Perry, Illustrator Ava Morouse, and Deputy Arts Editor Grace Novarr attended CMTS’ December 3 performance of Rocky Horror, which took place in the Glicker-Milstein Theater at 8 pm.
Last night, senior staffers Betsy Ladyzhets and Sarah Harty had the privilege of attending the Columbia Musical Theater Society’s production of Spring Awakening, a musical about sexual repression gone horribly wrong. The CMTS production was intense, confusing, beautiful, and powerful in equal measures. The doors and programs of the Columbia Musical Theater Society’s production of […]
Arts Editor Riva Weinstein attended the Thursday night performance of CMTS’ Into The Woods (dir. Anna Moskowitz, BC ’19), by Stephen Sondheim. The verdict: a well-acted and impressively coordinated show, if you have the stamina to sit for two and a half hours of it. At the center of the stage, a man in a […]
Happening Around The World: Heightened racial tensions and hostile relations with communist nations? It really is the 1950s all over again. North Korea has warned of a possible hydrogen bomb test over the Pacific Ocean, a threat that apparently should be taken “very seriously”. Just as a reminder, the h-bomb is 1,000 times more powerful […]
Bwogger Sarah Harty reviews Columbia Musical Theater Society’s production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”, directed by Nina Lam BC ’19, produced by Emeline Bookspan BC ’18, stage managed by Clare Bradley CC ’20, and choreographed by Harmony Maria Graziano CC ’19, with Anna Bryan CC ’18 as the Music Director. Like most […]
Senior Staffer and Sports Editor, Ross Chapman reviewed the last performance by CMTS’s seniors. On Friday night, musicians and actors from the Class of 2017 gathered in front of a friendly audience in the Glicker-Milstein Theatre for one final performance at Columbia. Far from the theatrical formality of the usual CMTS show, the atmosphere Senior […]
Last night marked CMTS’ fourth annual shadowcast production of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Senior Staffer Betsy Ladyzhets was in attendance, and writes about the show in conjunction with details of its process that she learned in an interview with its director and producer. Last night at 8pm, the Diana Event Oval was packed. The […]
After thoroughly appreciating last semester’s production of “Evita” by CMTS, our Arts Editor couldn’t pass up the chance to attend CMTS’s spring production of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” Still tone-deaf and still generally ignorant of musical theatre, here are his thoughts. The tale of Sweeney Todd is set in London in 1846, and […]
Despite being thoroughly tone-deaf and having a distinct lack of knowledge about musical theatre, a Staff Writer spent his Saturday evening in Roone Arledge Auditorium attending Columbia Musical Theatre Society’s production of “Evita.” We bring you his post-play thoughts and feelings below. Although many might recognize him as the composer of such musical theatre masterpieces as “The Phantom of […]