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.
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.
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.
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.
You should start obsessing over “Love Never Dies” (almost) as much as “The Phantom of the Opera.”
What started with fireworks bursting across Mudd Field ended in an incredible production featuring more than 200 members of the Wash. U. community.
All Student Theatre, Cast n’ Crew and Thyrsus all feature women in leading roles.
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.
“Kiss,” a play by Guillermo Calderon, revealed the hidden lives of those in war-torn Syria.
Ashoka hosted its 28th annual show centered around a main narrative of alien invasion, appropriately titled “The Diwali Files.”