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

Performing Arts Department brings a free and vibrant season to campus

Starting this year, the Performing Arts Department’s shows are free for all full-time Washington University students. College of Arts and Sciences Dean Barbara Schaal led this initiative to make the performing arts more accessible for students.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Beyond WILD: Entertainment events on campus you should look forward to

Sometimes you need a little more than a house party to fulfill your weekend needs. Variety is the spice of life, folks.

| Senior Cadenza Article

Immerse yourself in absurdist theater with Thyrsus’ production of ‘The Bald Soprano’

Eugene Inesco—prompted by his frustration with learning the English language—wrote “The Bald Soprano,” a piece of absurdist theater characterized by its use of ineffective communication and non sequiturs. Thyrsus, Washington University’s theater group specializing in experimental and non-traditional theater, is taking on this absurdist piece for its spring show.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘#RewindBlurredLines’ from the director’s point of view

This year, Wash.U. alumna and Career Development Coordinator Phoebe Richards served as the new director for “#RewindBlurredLines,” the interactive performance about sexual assault shown to all first-year students.

Leah Hardgrove | Staff Writer

Best entertainment of 2016

2016 was an interesting year. Here at Cadenza, we like to think it was because of all of the stellar entertainment.

The people behind the plays

his past weekend, two undergraduate students and one graduate student, the winners of a rigorous and selective application process last semester, had their original plays featured at the A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival. Whether or not you had a chance to see the fruits of their labor, read on to learn more about the writers and the motivations for their work.

| Theater Editor

Thyrsus cancels show following resignations

Amid multiple resignations stemming from disputes about show management, student theatre group Thyrsus canceled its show, “The Skin of Our Teeth,” on Tuesday. The show was set to debut on Thursday, April 21.

| News 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

‘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

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