Arts

London Stage actors perform Shakespearean classic

By Kelly Vinett – 2 weeks ago

From the London Stage via the University of Notre Dame 2018 Residency Program, five actors took to the Martel Theater this week, performing William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.”…

Soccer Mommy comes ‘Clean’ in debut

By Fiona Nematbakhsh – 2 weeks ago

Open and honest, Sophie Allison, who records as Soccer Mommy, makes her studio debut on “Clean” with a chronicle of teenage life through the perspective of someone seemingly older and…

Vassar to host Spring Festival

By Izzy Braham – 3 weeks ago

On April 7, Vassar will welcome local kindergarteners and elementary school students to Joss Beach for its annual Spring Festival, which will include a bouncy house, cookie decorating, face painting,…

Merely Players condenses little-known Molière play

By Matt Stein – 3 weeks ago

There’s a clichéd idiom that says the only certainties are death and taxes. However, the theater often tries to defy this turn of phrase by reviving plays from centuries ago.…

Johnston historicizes Fukushima Disaster

By Kelly Vinett – 3 weeks ago

When we think of disasters, we often think of them as phenomena beyond human control. We picture uncontrollably strong forces destroying everything, and everyone, in their path. Humans have generally…

A disaster behind-the-scenes: James Franco disappoints

By Isabel Braham – 4 weeks ago

Here’s a film not to watch: “The Disaster Artist.” Directed by and starring James Franco, “The Disaster Artist” was released this past December and had audiences in a newly revived…