Arts

Idlewild devises sea shanty show

By Matt Stein – 3 weeks ago

Creating a work from a simple concept can seem like a miracle. One word or idea suddenly sparks a curiosity that grows into an hour-long production filled with a rich…

Shaping feminist art history at Vassar today

By Patrick Tanella – 3 weeks ago

Only a select few people are capable of changing the world through their writing. Former Mary Conover Mellon Professor of Art History Linda Nochlin ’51 was one of them, with…

Devised piece experimentally explores love and despair

By Sasha Gopalakrishnan – 3 weeks ago

[Content warning: This article discusses abusive relationships, sexual assault and suicide.] “It’s the story of five women who have survived an apocalyptic disaster, and the ways in which they process…

‘Transparent highlights LBGTQ and Jewish voices

By Izzy Braham – 3 weeks ago

[Content warning: This column discusses sexual abuse.] On Sept. 22, Amazon released season four of “Transparent,” the award-winning drama centering on the beloved and complex Pferfferman family. Intense, profound and…

Spring Concert poll gives students a voice

By Kelly Vinett – 1 month ago

The Spring Concert Committee has been planning for what is arguably Vassar’s most well-attended event besides Founder’s Day. This year, the committee decided to become more transparent and inclusive. The…

Dramedy confronts LGBTQ+ past

By Matt Stein – 1 month ago

When Diana Son’s play “Stop Kiss” first premiered at New York’s Public Theater in December 1998, the world was very different. Only two months prior, Matthew Shepard was beaten to…

Musical adaption confronts poignant societal issues

By Sasha Gopalakrishnan – 1 month ago

[Content warning: This piece discusses sexual assault, physical abuse and suicide.] Future Waitstaff of America—commenly known as FWA—is Vassar’s only theater group dedicated solely to musical theater, and from Nov.…