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“You beguile me, Christian. Completely overwhelm me. I feel like Icarus flying too close to the sun, ” purrs Ana, the protagonist of this year’s lauded, seminal classic, 50 Shades of Grey.
There is a persistent problematization and bringing together of objects, memories, and stories in O Where Are You Going? that drives forward the plot but also involves the audience in making sense of the identities of the characters, and which makes this piece of theater so serious and so human. Continue reading
Last Friday night I had a minor conundrum. Two intriguing concerts had overlapping times. The much-advertised Piano Extravaganza (5 pianos, 40 hands) was from 7:00 pm to 9:00, and the Chapel Choir concert started at 8:00. Both were free. So I decided to concert-hop, an activity that the arts and social scene at Princeton is quite conducive to and that I will likely miss when I graduate. Continue reading
Political incorrectness is at the core of The Taming of the Shrew, and this production is a rather faithful interpretation of the work. Let the easily offended beware! Continue reading
More than about the literary work, Princyclopedia is about exploration of the world and of the imagination. It is about stimulation and interaction. Although they were not conscious of it, the children that attended the event made many observations and connections as they were led through the gym; they developed memories that will connect to other experiences they will have later and that will contribute to the images of reality and unreality forming in their minds. Continue reading