articles tagged "theater"
Friday, 15 February 2013 | buzz
More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever. Now it’s back and mesmerizing audiences once again. From the first note to the final breath, West Side Story soars as the greatest love story of all time and remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The Bernstein and Sondheim score is considered to be one of Broadway’s finest and features such classics of the American musical theatre as “Something’s Coming,” “Tonight,” “America,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Somewhere.” As the Associated Press says, “West Side Story remains Broadway’s best dancedriven musical. Five decades have not dimmed the extraordinary choreography or the score that pulsates throughout.” more »
Thursday, 6 December 2012 | buzz
On Thursday, December 6, our host Tony Castaneda speaks with Illeana Rotger and Maggie Meer, from the Campus Women’s Center (CWC), which is putting on a production of the Vagina Monologues. Illeana, a Gender and Women Studies and Spanish major and intern at the CWC, is the Director of the performance. Maggie Meer, a Theater major, is an actress in the performance. Written by playwright Eve Ensler, the Vagina Monologues is a collection of women’s stories and experiences about their sexuality, their bodies, and their environments, “it’s a show about women’s empowerment, what women experience in their lives not just with their sexuality, but violence, war and rape” explains Illeana. The monologues are a combination of serious and humorous stories, performed in solo and group pieces. The monologues cover the experiences of “every type of woman.” The script this year this includes a new ending piece One billion rising, which is about women coming together to collectively fight against violence committed on them and other women. The performances are based on an abridged script of the original Vagina Monologues. The rights to the abridged version are owned by V-Day, an organization that campaigns against violence to women, and which is celebrating its 15th anniversary. The organization distributes the script free of charge to groups that wish to get involved and perform the piece. Maggie reads an excerpt of the performance on-air. Vagina Monologues, December 6, 7, 8 2650 Humanities Building Fri and Sat @ 7PM Sun @ 2PM Learn more about the Campus Women’s Center Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org Read more about V-DAY Listen to the entire interview here: more »
Thursday, 1 November 2012 | Access Hour
Members of Broom Street Theater introduce the ten new plays of the 2013 season, describe the remainder of the 2012 season, and explore the joys and challenges of experimental theater in the current period. Call in and join the conversation! more »