The uplifting power of a pit orchestra plays a crucial role in giving Broadway musicals a polished, perfected feel. A good pit provides the foundation for a great production.
Boston Lyric Opera’s production of “La Cenerentola” gives the audience a fresh take on Rossellini’s bel Canto opera. Along with the exceptional orchestra, the actors engage the audience in laughter and bring them into the wonder of Cinderella and kindness.
The Boston Planning and Development Agency unanimously approved development plans Thursday for relocating Harvard’s American Repertory Theater from its Brattle Street location into Allston, alongside construction of new affiliate housing.
ASAP and ¡TEATRO! breathe new life into "Footloose," highlighting the story's diasporic themes and intergenerational traumas that are linked with many immigrant family stories.
“The Book of Life” transcends traditional theatrical boundaries, becoming a vehicle for both personal and communal healing.
Grullon lives and leads by example to ensure that everyone feels welcome in Harvard’s theater spaces. Her genuine concern for the well-being of others at the individual, communal, and global levels is perhaps the greatest strength of her leadership.
Broadway or touring cast shows are not always accessible or easy to attend — but these musical theater soundtracks are great to listen to in lieu of securing yourself a seat in the theater.
As “Wicked” moves out of its own teenage years, solidifying the show as a timeless classic, the college backdrop continues to captivate audiences of all ages.
Disney’s “Frozen” is a fabulous theatrical spectacle for all ages. While the special effects are astonishing, the show’s most successful element is its attention to detail.
BlackCAST's annual festival demonstrated the beauty of creating art in community while also highlighting individual playwrights' unique voices.
From Caven’s point of view, technical theater, improv, and stand-up have one primary element in common: the opportunity for collaboration.
It is important for theatermakers — particularly at a family theater — to be conscious of the message they send to their young audiences with their use of the Hispanic accent.
The team behind "Jekyll and Hyde" aims to present a nuanced take on the show, venturing beyond the figures of Jekyll and Hyde, embracing character depth, and giving justice to the musical’s technical complexity.
More than the beautiful score and mystical spectacle, "Wicked" tells a story that can resonate with many Black women — demonstrated through Elphaba's development and realization of her own power and strength in spite of villainization.
“Heathers” consistently remains on top of its game throughout the show. Pallotta’s production pulls off every joke, note, and beat, while its clever, fresh design enriches the story’s deeper themes.
From jazz numbers to delicate lyricism to a classic presidential-feeling style, "White House Princess" is an overall contemporary show includes moments of tenderness, anger, and laughter.
Opera del West makes a stalwart effort to add a present-day, American twist to Mozart’s final opera. Unfortunately, it tries to do too much, leaving its efforts underdeveloped.
Phil Chan aims to improve Asian representation in the performing arts; He reimagines classic works by shaping the stories to center Asian culture.
Mira-Rose J. Kingsbury Lee '24, writer and director of the new musical "Atalanta," discusses the decade-long development of her "passion project" and how she aims to empower others through storytelling.