Author Archives: Charles Ouyang

About Charles Ouyang

Charlie Ouyang is a junior in the Mathematics department. He can be reached at couyang@princeton.edu.

No Tamed Performance

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

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I Know It When I Hear It

I do not profess to be an expert in musicology, but to use a colloquialism, I know it when I hear it. I can therefore say the recent performance of Handel’s Israel in Egypt by the Nassau Sinfonia and the Princeton Glee Club was most certainly good.
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If Don Juan Were a Director

PUP’s new production of “Nine” is a Bildungsroman told out of order. It follows the loss of innocence and mid-life crisis of an Italian film maker named Guido Contini. Continue reading

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An Ontological Misogynist’s Othello

Whether for lack of male talent or an attempt to have a new perspective on the tragedy, the end result of PSC’s new Othello is something very peculiar. Continue reading

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