Extra, extra! Bwog presents an interview with notoriously elusive John Carmmenhaal (CC’22), captain of the CU Sledding Team. This is a transcript fans of transcripts won’t want to miss.
Broadway’s back, baby!
This past Thursday, staff writer Jeffrey Ndubisi attended “Shakespeare in Translation?,” presented by the King’s Crown Shakespeare Troupe and the Center for American Studies. The two-hour event, hosted in Barnard Hall’s Held Auditorium, featured a conversation between Professors John McWhorter and James Shapiro of the Linguistics and English departments, respectively. All throughout the event, KCST performers presented four scenes […]
Betsy Ladyzhets trekked uptown to watch Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the Lenfest Center, the third of this spring’s MFA directing thesis productions, and was not disappointed.
What better way to recover from V-123 than to go see even more student theater? That’s what Managing Editor Betsy Ladyzhets did last night, when she attended the King’s Crown Shakespeare Troupe’s midnight show (a.k.a. “drunk show”) of As You Like It. The production has one more show, which starts tonight at 8 pm on […]
While movies are a great way to unwind after a long week in Butler, they also make statements about the society we inhabit. In her recent lecture “The Challenge to Avert Tragedy: ‘The Winter’s Tale’ Refigured in ‘Vertigo,’ ‘Pheonix,’ and ‘Gone Girl’,” Professor Elisabeth Bronfen examines the role of women in recent blockbusters. After attending the […]
Even with finals quickly approaching, Staff Writer and avid Shakespearian-theatergoer Jessa Nootbaar took a few hours out of her Thursday night to walk around Columbia, following KCST’s spring show production of “Macbeth.” Here are her thoughts on last night’s performance of the bloody rise and fall of the Scotsman himself. Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” (or, “the Scottish play,” for […]
Last night, two Bwog writers, a Staff Writer and Betsy Ladyzhets, had the honor of sitting in on the dress rehearsal for “Twelfth Night,” the King’s Crown Shakespeare Troupe’s second production of the semester. The play runs tonight, tomorrow, and Saturday at 8pm. Tickets are sold out for all three nights, but the waitlist starts at 7pm […]
This past week, the libraries rolled out an exciting new resource: Columbia students now have free access to Met Opera On Demand, which features video and audio recordings of operas live from the Met. We combed through the catalog to find what you should be watching. Also note that today WKCR is honoring Benjamin Britten’s […]
KCST’s second production of the year, Henry IV part 2, directed by David Silberthau, sold out fast. But Bwogger Britt Fossum managed to score some last minute tickets, and brought back a thoughtful review from last night’s showing. KCST followed up their first show of the year, The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged, with the more […]
This weekend, KCST put on their very first show of the Fall, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged, directed by Rachel Chung. Arts guru Madysen Luebke was in the crowd and luckily, this time, she didn’t need sneakers…or a jacket…or a flashlight. If you came to see KCST’s production of The Complete Works of William […]
Have you seen the posters around campus telling you to go see this mysterious “Cymbeline,” and wondered what in the world that means? Have you seen groups of people in the Hartley Courtyard in elaborate hats, speaking what you think is English and wondered where that tour group is from? Put those two phenomena together […]