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David Cale’s ‘We’re Only Alive for a Short Amount of Time’ soars

David Cale wrote both the book and music for the show, and also performs it himself, making the musical memoir all the more unique. Cale’s show is a phenomenal experience.

Jordan Coley | Contributing Writer

The Black Repertory: ‘Crowns’ deserves its diadem

As students at an institution where “diversity, inclusion and equality” are so important, we should all be looking for experiences that challenge us and make us see the world differently. Make the Black Rep one of those experiences.

Sabrina Spence | Contributing Writer

Day of Shame: Diving proudly into the campus theater experience

The annual “Day of Shame,” a 24-hour play festival produced by Washington University’s oldest student group, experimental theater group Thyrsus, delighted audiences Saturday night by presenting five unique plays that had not existed the night before.

Jaden Satenstein | Contributing Writer

The Black Rep: Expressions of the black experience for all audiences

Representation matters. In this day and age, that phrase cannot be said enough, but what exactly are we doing about it? Are we just parroting this phrase back and forth in conversation or are we actually doing something to increase representation?

Sabrina Spence | Contributing Writer

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