drama

UnReal looks at reality TV from backstage

By JILIAN ELKI – 6 years ago

Reality television is usually labeled a guilty pleasure. Why guilty? We tend to derive pleasure from watching petty but vicious com­petition and a range of emotional breakdowns and breakthroughs. (Though,…

‘Truth About Truth’ examines absurdity

By JAKE SOLOMON – 7 years ago

“The Truth About Truth (Everything is Breakfast Food),” as a title, reveals very little about the play’s content. And creator Ethan Cohen ’16 would not have it any other way.…

Howard embodies comedic and dramatic roles with gusto

By SAMANTHA KOHL – 7 years ago

As an only child, Asia Howard ’16 filled her adolescent world with characters taking the form of stuffed animals and imaginary friends. Things haven’t changed much—Howard spends much of her…

Dark family drama offers little enjoyment

By MAX ROOK – 7 years ago

August: Osage County, at least as presented by the trailers that were shown in movie theaters over the last few months, looks to have all the trappings of an “Oscar-bait”…

Weild restores 1700s court society

By JACK OWEN – 8 years ago

Corsets, swords, musicality and betrayal will transform the Martel Theater into a decadent Elizabethan stage for the Drama Department’s fall production, The Way of the World. The show will premiere…

Fall dramas succeed when taking risks

By MAX ROOK – 8 years ago

Continuing from last week’s coverage of fall’s new comedies, this week I’ll be looking at the season’s new dramas. Like last week, I’m skipping over shows that have already been…