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No, I’m The Seagull, Nina! Bwog Reviews CUP’s The Seagull

Staff Writer Victoria Borlando attended the Thursday night premiere of Columbia University Players’ modern adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull in the Lerner Black Box Theatre. It was an emotional rendition of this classic play, but it struggled with its production. Here are Victoria’s thoughts.

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Passing Through Passing Strange

This semester’s production of Passing Strange is a joint effort between BTE (Columbia University’s Black Theatre Ensemble) and CMTS (The Columbia Musical Theatre Society). Never ones to miss a good show, we sent musical-theatre maven Julia Goodman to review. For those interested in seeing the show for themselves, the last performance is tonight at 8pm; […]

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Barnard Theatre Thesis Festival

In order to procrastinate obsessively while counting down days ’til the finals grind, Bwog’s newest Performance Pundit Alex Taylor ventured over to sit in on the Theatre Department’s version of finals: the directors’ theses. Sit back, relax, and enjoy her review of the Barnard Senior Thesis Festival I. Gloryday Micheal LaChiusa’s “Gloryday” was done justice […]

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CMTS’s Bright Lights, Big City Flickers

 Last night, in the Lerner Black Box, Columbia Musical Theatre Society put on its rendition of Bright Lights, Big City, the musical based on Jay McInerney’s haunting novel of the same name. Conor Skelding took it as an excuse to spend extra time in Lerner. I went into CMTS’s Bright Lights, Big City, having read […]

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Seek Fame and Fortune

Have you ever dreamt of being famous? Now’s your chance. You could grace the pages of our blue-toned blog as the star of one of our theatre reviews! You will be expertly critiqued by our crack team of Music Hum graduates, and cheered on by our insatiable comment section. Oh, and don’t forget—Bwog fame has its perks. […]

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NOMADS Presents Intertwined Narratives of Loneliness

The Columbia theatre community sure has a knack for originality. It is to be admired that at least half of the shows one hears about are student written. Adding to the Columbia canon, Cassandra Adair takes audiences on a multi-faceted journey of loneliness and humor in the premiere of her play, “The Lonely Play (A Not-So-Lonely Play). […]

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