Immerse yourself in absurdist theater with Thyrsus’ production of ‘The Bald Soprano’

Eugene Inesco—prompted by his frustration with learning the English language—wrote “The Bald Soprano,” a piece of absurdist theater characterized by its use of ineffective communication and non sequiturs. Thyrsus, Washington University’s theater group specializing in experimental and non-traditional theater, is taking on this absurdist piece for its spring show.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Sex, politics and murder: ‘Aunt Dan and Lemon’

A timely production in the age of Trump, Wallace Shawn’s “Aunt Dan and Lemon” explores how societies methodically, almost unknowingly, slip into modes of thinking that make space in the public conscience for grand atrocities, serving as a cautionary tale against fascism.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘The Mousetrap’ brings mystery, suspense to the Black Box

The longest running show in modern theatrical history, with over 25,000 performances since 1952, Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” graced the Washington University Black Box Theatre’s stage this past weekend as Cast N’ Crew’s spring production.

| Senior Editor

All Student Theatre brings laughs to Brookings with ‘Noises Off’

If you’ve passed through Brookings Quadrangle this past week, you probably noticed students rushing around the stage building a two-story set, camping out during the nights in a tent in the pit.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘Love Never Dies:’ The sequel that no one knows exists

You should start obsessing over “Love Never Dies” (almost) as much as “The Phantom of the Opera.”

| Staff Writer

LNYF brings together 200 students in Asian cultural celebration

What started with fireworks bursting across Mudd Field ended in an incredible production featuring more than 200 members of the Wash. U. community.

Leah Hardgrove | Contributing Writer

Female producers and directors lead campus theater groups

All Student Theatre, Cast n’ Crew and Thyrsus all feature women in leading roles.

| Staff Writer

How ‘#RewindBlurredLines’ continues to evolve every year

Every spring since 2014, freshmen have attended a performance about bystander intervention called “#RewindBlurredLines,” put on by Washington University’s Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center.

Leah Hardgrove | Contributing Writer

‘Kiss’ brings the metatheatrical to the Wash. U. stage

“Kiss,” a play by Guillermo Calderon, revealed the hidden lives of those in war-torn Syria.

Katie Bry | Contributing Writer

Students shine brightly in Diwali celebration

Ashoka hosted its 28th annual show centered around a main narrative of alien invasion, appropriately titled “The Diwali Files.”

Ali Gold | Senior Cadenza Editor