This is the end of the line for Pink Floyd. Or, at least, so says guitarist David Gilmour, who called “The Endless River” the band’s final studio album. Syd Barrett is long gone. Bassist Roger Waters left back in the ’80s, claiming no further affiliation. Keyboardist Richard Wright passed tragically in 2008. Only Gilmour and drummer Nick Mason remain.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller don’t make movies; they make miracles. Taking Hollywood’s most cynical, profit-driven ideas and injecting them with undeserved doses of wit and humanity, they violate every maxim that relates art and commerce in Tinseltown.
In just a month or so, you’ll no longer be able to see Craig Ferguson behind the hosting desk on CBS’s “Late Late Show.” But for those of you mourning the Scottish-American comedian’s departure from late-night TV, don’t fret: you can also see him live right here at The Pageant on Wednesday.
In honor of this beloved, satirical series “The Comeback” making its return nine years after its one-season run, Cadenza chose five other series that we think deserve a second chance.
“Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,” part of the Performing Arts Department’s 2014-15 season, opens this Friday to a sold-out audience. The wild musical portrays Andrew Jackson, one of America’s most controversial presidents, as an angsty, impulsive teenager.
I couldn’t breathe the first time I saw it. I was in shock. The world was spinning. So much of my life had passed by and I had hardly noticed it. I knew only one thing. Too many cooks will spoil the broth. Too many cooks. Too many cooks. Too many cooks.
Nicknamed the “bad boys of abridgment,” the men behind the Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC), a theater troupe that performs short, witty synopses of broad subjects, are coming to Edison Theater this Friday to perform “The Complete History of Comedy (abridged).”
This past week, Amanda McKerrow and John Gardner served one of the guest artist residencies for the upcoming annual Washington University Dance Theater performances.
What fills Christopher Nolan’s mind when he looks up at the stars? We know Kubrick ponders the nature of existence; Ridley Scott has nightmares of spacecraft turned to death traps; Michael Bay dreams of robots.
After the show, Student Life caught up with Thompson to talk about what it’s like doing college shows and the future of this seasoned comedian.