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‘Dogfight’: A Beautiful, Nostalgic Social Critique

It was easy to forget at certain points that the marines’ mistreatment of women and hyper-masculine violence is meant to take place half a century ago.

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‘The East Side’ Explores the Struggle of Living in the West

With its powerful ideas of gentrification, family, and identity, along with incredibly catchy and unique music and set design, “The East Side” is a fun and heartwarming production.

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Even Though ‘Venezuela’ Repeats, Don’t Look Away

Repeating the dance offers the audience a chance to revisit how Naharin peppers the performance with provoking details.

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Harvard Undergraduates Bring Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play, ‘The Diary of Anne Frank,’ To the Loeb

Director Gregory E. Lipson ’20 seeks to present an intimate picture of the Frank family’s two years of concealment in this eternally relevant and true story.

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‘Cruising Altitude’ Presents Freshman Hijinks from Houston to Heathrow

“This year’s edition we went totally out of the box,” Samuel A. Thau ’22, one of the co-producers, said.

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‘Electra’ Transcends Time and Space With Story of Gender and Justice

Students are bringing Sophocles’ “Electra” to the Adams Pool Theatre on April 12 and to theaters around the world this summer.

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‘The East Side’ Takes On Asian-American Identity Onstage

When finally asked to summarize this entire project in a single catchphrase, Yong stumbled and took a long pause. “Dumplings, love...and gentrification,” he said.

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‘Dragon Mama’ Relives the Past with Forgiveness and Fervor

Baring her secrets and her soul, Porkalob challenges others to broaden their conception of normality.

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Expressions’ ‘EXpelled’ Balances Warmth and Intimidation

Between worrying about exams, catching feelings for someone, or dealing with mental health issues, the piece tackled it all.

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Portrait of an Artist: Luc Jacobs

Jacobs’ creative practice is undeniably multi-faceted.

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In Sexual Assault Awareness Month, ‘Our Voices’ Creates Physical Space for Reflection

“People can share and go through whatever spectrum of emotions they are processing and have it be contained in that room,” co-director Rachel M. Kahn ’20 said.

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‘Dragon Lady’ Explores What It Means to Become a Mother Before Becoming a Woman

The comical moments support a darker commentary on the difficulty of Maria Sr.’s trajectory and the inevitable misunderstanding by younger generations.

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Black C.A.S.T. Aims to Bring Color and Emotion to the Stage with “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf”

“It’s a chance to celebrate the beauty of black women,” Emily N. Orr ’21, the show’s producer, said.

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Boston Performers, Global Music, and a Transnational Cause: Memorial Church Hosts Benefit Concert for Refugees

Memorial Church opened its doors to welcome performers for its inaugural “Help the Children” Benefit Concert, held to raise money and awareness for immigration rights at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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The Handel and Haydn Society’s Beethoven Five Reveals a Timeless Ensemble with a Dated Repertoire

Key to Sunday’s performance was a palpable electricity between the conductor and the orchestra.

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