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“for colored girls…” Celebrates, Honors Black Women

“for colored girls…” Celebrates, Honors Black Women

Julia Peterson, Production editor
April 14, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Features, Recent Stories, Theater & Film

Editor’s note: This article contains references to topics including suicide and sexual assault. Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf, which opened yesterday night in Hall Auditorium, is an evocative production spotlighting the experiences of Bl...

First Love, Then Alienation in Tolstoy Production

First Love, Then Alienation in Tolstoy Production

Ariel Miller
February 12, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Recent Stories, Theater & Film

One might expect the play Family Happiness, based on a novella by Leo Tolstoy, to iclude period costumes, cherry orchards and classic dacha drama, but the empty Hall Auditorium stage immediately suggested this would not be the case. A minimal layout of platforms and columns graced the floor, while two ...

ODC to Highlight Feminist Themes in Only Way

ODC to Highlight Feminist Themes in Only Way

Vida Weisblum, Arts Editor
May 1, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Dance, Recent Stories

This Friday and Saturday evening, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance Holly Handman-Lopez, Lisa Yanofsky, OC ’13, and Visiting Instructor in Dance Bobby Wesner will present Oberlin Dance Company in The Only Way, inspired by the suffragettes of the 1920s. The production will showcase live music by...

Feature Photo: La finta giardiniera

Feature Photo: La finta giardiniera

Danny Evans, Arts Editor
March 13, 2015
Filed under ARTS, Music

Conservatory senior Rosie Kearin as Sandrina and an unidentified rabbit gesture toward a captivated audience. The Oberlin Opera Theater delivered a rendition of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera La finta giardiniera Wednesday night. Showgoers received the performance positively, guffawing at its char...

Follow Me to Nellie’s Takes Dramatic Look at Civil Rights Movement

Follow Me to Nellie’s Takes Dramatic Look at Civil Rights Movement

Paris Gravley
February 14, 2014
Filed under ARTS, Recent Stories, Theater & Film

As one would predict of a play set in the South during the mid 1950s, racial conflict is at the forefront in Dominique Morisseau’s Follow Me to Nellie’s. Performed at Hall Auditorium on Feb. 6, 7 and 8, the play follows Northerner Ossie Brown, played by College senior Gynarva Monroe, who moves to Nat...

Man of La Mancha Delivers Campy Musical Romp

Alice McAdams, Managing Editor
December 14, 2012
Filed under ARTS, Theater & Film

Dale Wasserman’s Man of La Mancha, which opened in Hall Auditorium last weekend under the direction of Associate Professor of Theater Chris Flaharty, is a thrilling, swashbuckling musical version of Miguel de Cervantes’s classic satirical novel El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. The ...

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