The Columbia University Players are running their annual One Act Festival this weekend and one thing is for sure: I won’t be forgetting this showcase anytime soon.
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!
BBC America: August Coronavirus Report with Amelia Wilkinson, which premiered on Friday, aimed for biting political satire. The result was a convoluted take on power and collective tragedy.
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.
Last Sunday, Staff Writer Samantha Seiff attended the event “Tea and Conversation with Stage Manager Narda E. Alcorn,” hosted by the Barnard College Theatre Department and moderated by Professor Alice Reagan.
Staff writer Sydney Gerlach attended the December 15th live stream of the 15th Annual XMAS! show, Panic! At the Office, for an hour and a half of fun and humorous holiday hi-jinx written by Angela Lee (CC ‘22) and Ellie George (BC ‘23), and directed by Jack Becker (CC ‘21).
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.”
In the play In the Blood, intersectionality is not just your favorite little keyword to feel like a responsible member of society. It’s compound suffering and it’s really, really sad. Staff writer Mia went to see the play In the Blood by the Acting Class of 2020. And the tl;dr is that you should go see […]
In another foray into theatre, Internal Editor Finn Klauber attended the performance of three one-act plays written by playwright Edward Albee. Through the absurdity and confusion, he managed to pick up on some essential thematic substance at the core of performance. At no point in the CU Players production of “Both Houses, a Plague” did […]
Last night, Bwog writer Gabrielle Kloppers was honored to attend the opening night of Jumpers, a play satirizing academic philosophy by likening it to badly performed gymnastics. The play was written by renowned playwright Tom Stoppard, who also wrote Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, a Bwog favorite. Although it may concern unskilled competitive gymnasts, the […]
Bernie attacked Hillary’s qualifications for the White House in a speech in Philly today. (NY Times) However, Hillary did visit New York yesterday, and even rode the subway (though it took her five swipes to get her card to work). (NY Times) Have you seen CMTS’s Sweeney Todd yet? (Look for our review later today!) […]
How well do you understand disabilities, seen or unseen? Bwog sent staffer Jessa Nootbaar to V-Day’s performance of student narratives about disability, and her response is loud and clear: whether you are familiar or unfamiliar with disabilities (especially the later, perhaps), you should attend V-Day’s Respectability tonight or tomorrow. The moment the 17-person cast stood […]
Latenight Theatre returned last night with their Fall Anthology performance. We sent a new Staff Writer to see his first Latenite at Columbia and review the show. Shows will also be held tonight at 11 PM and Saturday night at 8PM and 11PM. Tickets are free and available through TIC. Despite being warned numerous times […]
Last night, Columbia Musical Theatre Society staged its third annual production of Rocky Horror Picture Show, complete with shadow cast and call backs. Bwoggers Lila Etter and Mia Lindheimer ventured to Transexual Transylvania (aka the Diana Event Oval) to check it out. For its one-night-only production, CMTS presented the show as a shadow cast: a […]