Cadenza Show

Matt and Kim bring energy, personality to the Pageant

After a yearlong hiatus from touring, Matt and Kim are back on the road. On March 27, the duo visited the Pageant as the fourth stop on their national tour.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Carnaval highlights mixture of serious dialogue and cultural fun

Underneath the colorful dances and intermission churros at this year’s Carnaval, there remains a deeper, more fundamental call from the Association of Latin American Students (ALAS), which runs Carnaval, for increased engagement from students on campus in Latinx culture and issues.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘Looking for the human behind the characters’: A Q&A with the cast of ‘Twelfth Night’

The Performing Arts Department production of the hilarious Shakespearean comedy “Twelfth Night” opens Thursday, April 17. Student Life recently sat down with the cast, featuring junior Kiki Milner as Viola, junior Anna Richards as Olivia and senior Will Jacobs as Malvolio, for a brief discussion on what we can expect from their production.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

The Pandamonium is back: K.A.R.L.’s collaborative Pandamonium Improv Festival returns for two shows

So huge and spectacularly funny it had to be divided into two performances, the Pandamonium Improv Festival, hosted and created by Washington University’s K.A.R.L. Improv, returns on Saturday to once again shake up the collegiate improvisational world as we know it. At Pandamonium, improv teams from around the country, including Washington University’s own K.A.R.L.

Elena Wandzilak | TV Editor

‘You Can’t Take it With You’: Hilarious and heartwarming

If you find other people’s awkward experiences funny, the Performing Arts Department’s production of “You Can’t Take it With You” will have you doubled over in laughter in your seat.

| Staff Writer

‘You Can’t Take it With You’ tackles two hours of love, laughter and family hysterics

If “normal” has a definition, “You Can’t Take It With You” tries to find it. The Performing Arts Department’s upcoming show, written by Moss Hart and George Kaufman, explores the comical yet heartwarming situations that occur when two distinct families come together in an unlikely union over young love.

| Staff Writer

‘The Vagina Monologues’ to take over Graham Chapel

The women of Washington University speak out and give back this year by performing “The Vagina Monologues,” an award-winning play written by Eve Ensler that focuses on the female experience. “The Vagina Monologues” is a series of monologues that address everything from sex and love to rape and masturbation. This year, Wash. U.

Elena Wandzilak | TV Editor

WU-SLam, Pride Alliance to present Grand Slam on Friday

After many long weeks of writing and practicing, 10 performers will take to the stage this Friday in the largest and most competitive poetry slam on campus: The Grand Slam.

Elena Wandzilak | TV Editor

‘My Children! My Africa!’ sparks debate

This weekend, the Performing Arts Department’s “My Children! My Africa!” invites cultured, intelligent and open-minded Washington University students to check their privilege at the stage door. Set in South Africa in 1989, the show follows the story of a dedicated teacher, Mr. M., and two promising but racially segregated students, Thami and Isabel.

| Theatre Editor

Best of the music of “Spring Awakening”

Washington University’s Performing Arts Department debuts its fall musical, “Spring Awakening,” this weekend in Edison Theatre on Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. With book and lyrics by Wash. U. alumnus Steven Sater, the awesome rock ballads of “Spring Awakening” promise to speak to an audience full of tuckered-out students and hyper-attentive parents. While the […]

| Theater Editor

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