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Glass plates capture Vassar’s past

By YIFAN WANG – 6 years ago

Courtesy of Vassar College Libraries In an image from nearly a century ago, taken in May 1930, the class of 1932 gathers on the lawn near Main Building for their…

Indecent Exposure to introduce its new members

By YIFAN WANG – 6 years ago

When asked about the ever-present myth that declares women as not funny, Eliz­abeth Snyderman ’17 wrote her response as a female comedian herself: “Anyone who thinks that has probably never…

Taveras takes Manhattan with play, An Empty Glass

By CONNORMCILWAIN – 6 years ago

Courtesyof Juliany Taveras Many actors make their way from the stag­es of Vassar to those of Manhattan and beyond. But fewer make this transition and then catch a train back…

Unity in difference: international students’ devised play

By EMMA ROSENTHAL – 6 years ago

Something powerful happens when people use art to highlight unity as well as difference, an attribute which ten international Vassar students have been able to achieve through theater. “Aftertaste,” a…

Movement drives plot of Unbound play

By EMMA ROSENTHAL AND CHARLES LYONS – 7 years ago

Friday, Dec. 5 kicks off a weekend full of theater and arts productions at Vassar. Beginning at 7 p.m. in the Kenyon Club Room, it will also launch the weekend…

‘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.…

Cockyboys execs to demystify gay porn

By JACK OWEN – 8 years ago

Porn: the word tends to elicit laughter. It draws to mind tired dialogue, poor acting and spray tans. But can porn—so prevalent in the modern age—promote important political messages? Can…

Merely Players modifies classic play Prometheus Bound

By ZOE KURTZ – 8 years ago

Prometheus Bound, directed by Steven Wooley ’14 and starring Zachary Boylan ’16, premieres September 27 after a rather unconventional rehearsal schedule. Normally, a show’s process follows the schedule of the…