Previews

Preview: Parade

April 14, 2011

Jason Robert Brown’s first musical, “Parade,” opens this week on April 14th and runs through April 17th in the New College Theater. Directed by Joshua McTaggart ’13 and music directed by Sam Schoenberg ’13, the show has an 18-person cast and is the only modern, non-original musical going up this semester. The play centers...

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Preview: Black Arts Festival 2011

March 2, 2011

Today, Thursday March 3rd, through Saturday March 5th , the Kuumba Singers and a wide range of other arts groups on campus will together present this year’s Black Arts Festival. The theme of the festival is “How it Feels to be Colored Me,” after the Zora Neale Hurston essay on when she felt “colored”...

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Preview: HRMDC’s “Traces of…”

November 29, 2010

The Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company (HRMDC) is the oldest student dance group at Harvard. It is student-run, and no strict experience in modern dance is necessary to participate. The company welcomes many dance forms and levels of experiences–by including ballet, classical Indian dance, theatre art and more, the dance company possesses a diverse artistic...

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Fresh Ink and Brush Ink Previews

November 21, 2010

How does one engage the creative process with the past? Fresh Ink: Ten Takes on a Chinese Tradition is a special exhibition showing at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) November 20th through February 13th, which will put China’s classical artistic techniques in conversation with contemporary art. Ten leading Chinese artists, all from...

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Preview: Night at the Sackler

October 20, 2010
Preview: Night at the Sackler

It may be “Night at the Sackler,” but this coming Thursday, October 21st from 7:00 to 9:00pm is a nod to another one of the Harvard Art Museums: The Fogg.  Director of the Harvard Art Museums, Tom Lentz will speak about the Renzo Piano renovation, scheduled for completion in 2013 (as well as to...

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Preview: 6 Characters in Search of an Author

October 20, 2010
Preview: 6 Characters in Search of an Author

A thought-provoking play by Luigi Pirandello, 6 Characters in Search of an Author tells the story of six characters who interrupt a rehearsal of another show, looking for a director to write down their story. This play is certainly something Harvard has never seen before. Directed by Jesse Nee-Vogelman ’13, the play was originally...

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Preview: The Harvard Student Art Show

April 29, 2010
Preview: The Harvard Student Art Show

At 12pm tomorrow April 30th, the New College Theater will open its doors for the second annual Harvard Student Art Show. Throughout the day, visitors from Harvard and the greater-Boston community will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the most comprehensive picture of the university’s visual arts scene. The event offers the most...

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Godspell: Prepare Ye!

April 26, 2010
Godspell: Prepare Ye!

This coming Friday, April 30th, a new production of Godspell will open in the Loeb Ex. While the cast will, in general, stick to John-Michael Tebelak’s book and Stephen Schwartz’s music and lyrics, director Sam Linden’s (’10) Godspell promises to be a much more interactive and thought-provoking show than previous, more familiar versions. In the words...

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Preview: “The Pillowman”

April 17, 2010
Preview: “The Pillowman”

“The reason never ends, something always pops up…” mused Ilinca Radulian ’11, director of the HRDC’s production of Marting McDonaugh’s The Pillowman. She was trying to think of why she decided to direct this show, a famously harrowing tale that took the theatre world by storm a few years ago. “Looking back on the process, the biggest reason was...

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10 Questions with Andrea Tyler ’10, President of Kuumba

April 16, 2010
10 Questions with Andrea Tyler ’10, President of Kuumba

In anticipation of the Kuumba Singers’ 40th Anniversary Concert, this Saturday at 8pm in Sanders Theatre, Harvard Art Review Music Board Junior Staffer Susan Reed ’12 interviewed Andrea Tyler ’10, President of the Kuumba Singers. HAR:  So you’re coming up on your 40th Anniversary Concert this Saturday at 8pm in Sanders Theatre. What is...

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