theater

Beauty and History in 80 Minutes: “Dontrell Who Kissed The Sea”

If you’re looking for a cultural experience in St. Louis this summer amidst games of die and brunch at Meshuggah’s, I highly recommend the Black Rep’s “Dontrell Who Kissed the Sea.

| Managing Scene Editor

Thyrsus’ Day of Shame creates theatrical magic in 24 hours

Participants in Thyrsus’ event love the chance for experimentation and low-stakes commitments to theater.

| Staff Writer

After receiving the go-ahead for in-person theater, the PAD is full steam ahead

After experimenting with outdoor theater last spring, the Performing Arts Department is back indoors this fall.

| Managing Editor

Come unprepared: Thyrsus brings surprise pop-up performances to campus

Thyrsus doesn’t have a spring show this year—instead, they will be staging pop-up performances meant to mimic reality for passersby to overhear.

| Contributing Writer

The final two productions in the Homecoming Voices collection, “Amateurs” and “Fear is a Gift,” take the stage with productions of vulnerability

The final two Homecoming Voices virtual plays premiered over the weekend, bringing emotional material to an awkward performance.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

The Performing Arts Department brings theatre to the screen with Homecoming Voices

The PAD released two of its four Homecoming Voices virtual plays, “Solastalgia” and “The Nicest White People That America Has Ever Produced,” over the weekend.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Try to keep up: ‘Tenet’ is as electrifying as it is perplexing

Though Nolan has toyed with the theory in earlier films, this is his most sincere attempt at time travel, and his knack for delivering a bold and original perspective shines yet again.

Grady Nance | Contributing Writer

Let the glass ceiling go: ‘Frozen the Musical’ announces new Anna

Positive representation like this creates a pathway for people that’s lit by those paving the way.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘Unnecessary Farce’ promises lighthearted, whimsical fun

Cast N Crew will open a new show this weekend, “Unnecessary Farce,” which will run five performances from Thursday, April 4 to Sunday, April 7.

Isabella Neubauer | Senior Cadenza Editor

‘The Creation:’ Black Anthology’s 30th anniversary performance to hit the stage this weekend

Despite the publicity, no one outside of Black Anthology’s executive board knows what the show is about.

Isabella Neubauer | Staff Wri

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