Edison Theater

Diwali: An Illumination of Past and Present 

Anticipation buzzed in the air as Edison theater filled to near-capacity on Friday evening for the opening performance of Diwali. 

| Contributing Writer

Into the Woods: A Reckoning With Moral Ambiguity

Inspired by the fairytales of the Brothers Grimm, Washington University’s Performing Arts Department’s-rendition of the musical “Into the Woods” is a winding narrative of desire and discontentment.

| Contributing Writer

The Black Rep makes ‘Front Porch Society’ a memorable virtual experience

While it would seem that watching a production via Zoom would take away some of that so-called “theatre magic,” that wasn’t the case with “Front Porch Society.”

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘We have lost a significant part of the student experience on campus’: LNYF pushes forward despite Gargoyle setback

The annual Lunar New Year Festival performance will kick off Feb. 7 and 8, marking the group’s first set of shows since the loss of the Gargoyle rehearsal space.

| News Editor

‘Masquerade’ and mental health: BA’s 31st show

After celebrating their 30th show last year, Black Anthology will return this weekend, bringing “Masquerade” to the Edison Theatre.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘Angels in America’ to bridge the divide between past and present

This weekend, Washington University’s Performing Arts Department (PAD) will open “Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches.”

Sabrina Spence | Staff Writer

The Black Repertory: ‘Crowns’ deserves its diadem

As students at an institution where “diversity, inclusion and equality” are so important, we should all be looking for experiences that challenge us and make us see the world differently. Make the Black Rep one of those experiences.

Sabrina Spence | Contributing Writer

The Black Rep: Expressions of the black experience for all audiences

Representation matters. In this day and age, that phrase cannot be said enough, but what exactly are we doing about it? Are we just parroting this phrase back and forth in conversation or are we actually doing something to increase representation?

Sabrina Spence | Contributing Writer

Washington University Dance Collective performs ‘Luminous’

After two semester’s worth of dance rehearsals, hours on end in the studio and two nights spent in the Edison Theater preparing, the Washington University Dance Collective (WUDC) finally made their debut performance titled “Luminous.”

| Contributing Writer

Theater troupe to bring history, humor to Edison Theatre

Nicknamed the “bad boys of abridgment,” the men behind the Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC), a theater troupe that performs short, witty synopses of broad subjects, are coming to Edison Theater this Friday to perform “The Complete History of Comedy (abridged).”

| Staff Writer

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