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‘Rocky Horror’ opens this weekend in Edison Theatre

“The Rocky Horror Show” will be the culmination of Washington University’s celebration of the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s novel “Frankenstein.” The play presents a more comedic spin on the classic tale, with newly engaged couple Brian and Janet accidentally joining the party where alien Dr. Frank-n-Furter announces his new creation: Rocky Horror, the perfect man.

Isabella Neubauer | Contributing Writer

Hotchner Festival gives students opportunity to join new play development process

The A.E. Hotchner Festival—named for the acclaimed writer and alumnus who funds the festival—offers all Washington University students, including graduate students, the opportunity to workshop their original plays with student actors, faculty members and a professional dramaturg, culminating in readings of the pieces and post-show discussions with audiences.

Jaden Satenstein | Contributing Writer

Performing Arts Department brings a free and vibrant season to campus

Starting this year, the Performing Arts Department’s shows are free for all full-time Washington University students. College of Arts and Sciences Dean Barbara Schaal led this initiative to make the performing arts more accessible for students.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Beyond WILD: Entertainment events on campus you should look forward to

Sometimes you need a little more than a house party to fulfill your weekend needs. Variety is the spice of life, folks.

| Senior Cadenza Article

Delving into the unknown with ‘White Rabbit Red Rabbit’

Thyrsus took it’s chances on the improvisational play Friday night. Jordan Dubin starred as the show’s lone actor.

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AST Cabaret brings humor, humanity to the theater

I decided to attend this year’s All Student Theatre (AST) Cabaret (entitled “Putin on the Ritz”), both because a friend was performing and also to take my first step toward understanding what is so great about public performance.

Isaac Jacobson | Contributing Writer

Go see a play: National Theatre Live screened at the Tivoli

No more than a 20-minute walk north of campus is the Tivoli Theater, our local arthouse cinema. It was here that I found my play, in the Tivoli’s National Theatre Live series.

| Staff Reporter

Cast N’ Crew’s ‘Heathers’: Beautiful execution but lacking spirit

As an avid fan of 1988 dark comedy cult film “Heathers,” I was delighted to see that “Heathers: The Musical” was being brought to life by Washington University’s Cast N’ Crew. But despite the talent of the cast and amazing set construction, the show felt flat.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

AST Murder Mystery makes audience the actors

All Student Theatre gathered for a performance this past Friday night. But, instead of a show they had rehearsed weeks for, the performance was acted out by the audience, as the nautical-themed murder mystery unfolded in three rooms in the Danforth University Center.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘Once The Musical’ at the Fabulous Fox an immersive experience

It’s a surreal experience to be ushered onto a live stage just as a show is set to begin. Yet, the smiling crew of “Once The Musical” was happily helping its audience onto the main stage Friday night for a pint.

| Music Editor