On Thursday, December 8th, Staff Writer Frankie DeGiorgio attended opening night of the Barnard Theatre Department’s second production, Fedra, Queen of Haiti, at the Minor Latham Playhouse.
Staff Writers Isa RingswaldEgan and Phoebe Mulder attended the opening night of the Pirandello Project. Editor’s warning: mentions of suicide.
Directed by Giuliana Russo (BC ‘22) and written by Harris Solomon (CC ‘22) and Nurasyl Shokeyev (CC ‘22), the 128th Annual Varsity Show returned to Roone Auditorium on April 29, April 30, and May 1.
When I Consider Everything That Grew, written by Talia Hankin, CC ‘22, and directed by Camilla Cox, CC ‘22, was put on for just two days last week by NOMADS. Despite that, the play, starring Taylor Richardson, GS ‘25, and Elias Wachtel, CC ‘25, will remain relevant far beyond for its poignant questioning of what […]
Broadway’s back, baby!
After more than a year of Columbia student theater taking place on Zoom or YouTube, in-person shows are making a tentative comeback. Deputy Arts Editor Grace Novarr spoke with Camilla Cox, the director of a recent production in Central Park, about making theater – virtually and in-person.
Last Saturday, Staff Writer Samantha Seiff had the opportunity to view the Barnard Theatre Department’s virtual production On Loop, written by Charly Evon Simpson and directed by Professor Alice Reagan.
Bwoggers Vivian Zhou and Eliza Staples review Latenite, Columbia’s silliest theatre tradition and the only one for which a review could include the phrases “‘beeps’ and ‘boops,'” “orange morph suit,” and “hair emporium.”
Intrigued by the poster (designed by Lena Kogan, CC ’19), Senior Staffer Abby Rubel ventured forth into Middletown, a CUP production directed by Bernadette Bridges and produced by Samantha Grubner and Sean Davey. What she found there was entertaining but…odd. The floor is lit to look like a starry sky or outer space, an image reinforced […]
This is the first week of campus, which means both an abundance of syllabi and an abundance of performing arts auditions. If you were at the CUPAL kickoff last night, you heard representatives from all of the groups talking about these auditions in person, but if you missed it, Bwog has your back. Find out everything happening in […]
Four Theater majors are presenting their senior theses for the first of two installments of Barnard’s Senior Thesis Festival 2017. One of these theses is centered on Eugene Ionesco’s The Bald Soprano. There will be another showing of The Bald Soprano tonight at 8 pm in the Minor Latham Playhouse in Milbank Hall, Room 118. Admission is free. Bwog Staffer […]
Bwog sent a staff writer Vivian Klotz to the opening performance of Black Theatre Ensemble’s Festival of One Acts last night. Always in search of a good deal, the writer appreciated being able to see four plays for the price of one. The show is running once more in the Glicker-Milstein Theatre, Saturday, March 25, at […]
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 […]