Crimson staff writer
Zachary J. Lech
Case for Best Picture: 'All Quiet on the Western Front'
To say that “All Quiet on the Western Front” is an anti-war film would do it a disservice. It is a war film in the fullest sense of the word.
‘The Merry Widow’ Preview: ‘A Big Party’ for Harvard College Opera’s 30th Anniversary
Between the music, choreography, and singing, the audiences might have a hard time deciding what their favorite parts were.
Arts Vanity: Level-up Your Charcuterie Board With These Eight Must-Haves
Have you already mastered charcuterie board making? Do you want to wow your friends and family this holiday season?
‘ISCARIOT’ Preview: A Heretical, Gay, Thoughtful Musical
The Hollywood Hills are not what comes to mind upon hearing the word “Iscariot.” But that’s exactly where “ISCARIOT” — an unconventional spin on the biblical narrative of Jesus and Judas — takes its audience.
‘Queen of Magic’ Preview: Original Musical Explores the Price of Female Success
“Queen of Magic,” an original musical premiering on Dec. 1 and running through Dec. 3 at the Loeb Ex, tells the story of vaudeville performer Adelaide Herrmann and her niece-slash-assistant Adele.
‘The Effect’ Preview: ‘Love, Drugs, and Ethics’
“The Effect,” running Nov. 10 through Nov. 13 at the Loeb Ex, follows two volunteers in a clinical trial who fall in love. It aims for realism and an immersive, thought-provoking experience.
‘Iolanthe’ Preview: Gilbert and Sullivan's Latest is ‘Beautiful and Sensitive, Yet Hilarious’
"Iolanthe" mixes love with a critique of Victorian Britain to the tune of a 25 instrument orchestra, and runs Nov. 10 through Nov. 13 at the Agassiz Theater.
‘Something Rotten’ Preview: Hyperion Breaks with Tradition, Stages a Musical
“It's the most funny show out there. ‘Infectiously happy’ is a nice way to describe it,” said director Samuel F. Dvorak '23.
Kirkland Drama Society Brings Hocodysseus Home in 'Quadyssey'
On Oct. 21, the Kirkland Drama Society staged its production of "The Quadyssey," the epic tale of Hocodysseus' return to Ithakirk from the distant Quad.
‘Fairy Tale’ Review: Stephen King Turns Old Motifs Into a Novel Tale
“Fairy Tale” is more reminiscent of a palimpsest, one that doesn’t simply cover old manuscripts, but skillfully incorporates the visible traces of folk tales and common fable motifs.