‘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

‘Urinetown’ showcases student talent, forbodes of future trouble

Kicking off Parents’ Weekend with the opening night of “Urinetown,” Washington University’s Performing Arts Department brought their best melodramatic acting, passionate singing and, of course, desperate yelping about urine on the Edison Theatre stage.

Kayla Steinberg | Contributing Writer

‘Macbeth’ delivers intimate reflection upon contemporary morality

The story of Macbeth has been passed down and performed through generations, most recently in the current Performing Arts Department play, directed by Henry Schvey, a professor of drama and comparative literature.

| Theater Editor

Upcoming PAD Show ‘Thinking It’ explores the power of feelings and emotions

A story that delves deep into the basis of human emotion through the lens of two characters recently awoken from a coma, “Thinking It” is an upcoming production put on by the Performing Arts Department, written by Washington University’s Playwright-in-Residence Carter Lewis and directed by Andrea Urice.

| Theater Editor

The Performing Arts Department presents ‘Passing Strange’

A coming-of-age story that delves into the power of true love, this fall’s Performing Arts Department (PAD) musical, “Passing Strange,” takes audience members on a punk-rock inspired journey of main character Youth’s self discovery.

| Theater Editor

The interrelated nature of ‘Love and Information’

After a two-weekend run, the Performing Arts Department’s ‘Love and Information’ leaves one Cadenza writer existential but satisfied.

| Staff Writer

PAD’s ‘Misanthrope’ remains relevant to modern campus culture

The Performing Arts Department’s production of “The Misanthrope,” written by Moliere and directed by PAD assistant professor of drama Pannill Camp, is sure to remind students of their own social struggles at Washington University.

| Theater Editor

Friendships and relationships give life purpose in upcoming PAD show ‘Company’

He’s a noncommittal socialite of a man, surrounded by friends and usually the center of attention at a party. He’s off and on with three different girls, but all of his closest friends are in long-term relationships…Well, in this case, marriage. Sound sort of familiar?

| Culture Editor

A.E. Hotchner festival introduces students to dramaturgy

The annual A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival will present three student-written world premieres this weekend from Friday, Sept. 25 through Saturday, Sept. 26.

| Theater Editor

All the world’s a stage

It may sound daunting to put yourself out there and audition, practice or simply share your work with a new group of people. But I promise, it’s worth it—there is nothing quite like this community, and your college experience will be all the better for getting involved. But where do you start?

| Theater Editor