Editor’s Note season 2 episode 6: The arts are back on campus

The Student Life arts and entertainment editors explain how they are covering the return to in-person events this semester.

| Staff Reporter

AST puts on a thrilling haunted house for Halloween

All Student Theatre made the Village Black Box into an interactive haunted house over the weekend.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Four shows, no stage: Student theatre cancelled

Washington University’s campus closure caused the premature cancellation of four student-run theater performances.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘Tales from the Dark’ puts a spin on classic fairy tales

I didn’t know what I was in for when I walked into the Village Black Box theater on Saturday night for All Student Theatre’s “Tales from the Dark.” I expected something in line with the Halloween season—spooky, a bit of suspense with a dash of comedy thrown in.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

All Student Theatre to present a nutty good time with ‘Melancholy Play’

This year, AST will perform “Melancholy Play,” which director Nathan Lamp describes as “a play about emotions, how we feel them, how they affect us and our relationships with others.”

Isabella Neubauer | Senior Cadenza Editor

AST spring cabaret showcases a variety of student talents

All Student Theatre (AST) hosted its annual spring cabaret, “Gayberet 20Bi-teen,” as a fundraiser for its spring show, “Melancholy Play”.

Sabrina Spence | Staff Writer

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

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

Dinner and a mystery: All Student Theater presents Neil Simon’s ‘Rumors’

When an anniversary dinner party takes an unexpected turn after the host shoots himself and his wife goes missing, the guests are simply buzzing with questions and allegations in All Student Theatre’s production of Neil Simon’s “Rumors” this upcoming weekend. A farcical comedy plays out as the ritzy guests in the Westchester, N.Y.

Back to Neverland: AST’S ‘Peter Pan’

I’ve always been one for going back to my childhood and enjoying the small things in life. I ended up loving “Alice in Wonderland” for the nonsense, but I never knew “Peter Pan” had so much of the same jolliness in it. This weekend’s play is put on by All Student Theater, a group that collaborates on one entirely student-produced play or musical each spring at Beaumont Pavilion in Brookings Quad. That’s right.

| Cadenza Reporter

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