Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Euripides' Iphigenia at Aulis. Two very different versions of the Trojan War, both set at the intersection of international politics and family values -- one focused on the war's bloody aftermath, the other on its hopeful if equally bloody beginnings.
It is late February, 1933. On a Berlin side street, a small Kabarett opens its doors. The theater features a program of songs borrowed from artists of the day, and skits and satires written fresh for the occasion.
Shakespeare's play of love undone by unfounded jealousy. The work revolves around four central characters: Othello, his wife Desdemona, his lieutenant Cassio, and his ensign Iago. Because of its varied themes — racism, love, jealousy and betrayal - the play remains relevant to the present day.
Tony Kushner’s celebrated theatrical epic, Angels in America, directed by Sara-Ashley Bischoff ’09 and featuring Lovell Holder ’09 in the role of Prior Walter and Jordan Kisner ’09 as Harper Pitt.
Tennessee Williams’ landmark play, A Streetcar Named Desire, will be presented by the Lewis Center for the Arts Program in Theatre and Dance as a creative senior thesis production by Princeton University senior Shannon Lee Clair.
Happy Days by Samuel Beckett tells the story of Winnie, an image of faded beauty, buried up to her waist in sand and rubble – an eternal optimist facing the harsh realities of life with a smile, endless chatter and an enduring cheerfulness. With her handbag at her side and her husband Willie nearby, she never allows a day to …
The Program in Theater of the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University presents its Fall Show, Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady, in the Berlind Theatre November 13-14 and 19-21.
The Program in Theater of the Lewis Center for the Arts presents a senior thesis production of Steven Dietz’s God’s Country, based on the true story of the white supremacist group known as The Order, whose members were held responsible for the 1984 murder of Denver-based Jewish radio talk show host Alan Berg. Directed by Dominique Salerno and featuring Paul …
For her senior thesis, Philicia Saunders performs Anna Deavere Smith’s Fires in the Mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn and Other Identities. As Smith did, Saunders plays every single role in the play, and portrays the lives of more than two dozen people in Crown Heights Brooklyn in 1991.
Princeton’s Department of Music and the Lewis Center for the Arts present An Evening of Enchantment, featuring world premieres of three dance pieces: Claude Debussy’s The Toy Box(1913), John Alden Carpenter’s Krazy Kat: A Jazz Pantomime (1921) and Paul Lansky’s Table’s Clear (1990). The production involves over sixty Princeton students performing choreography by faculty members Rebecca Lazier, Tracy Bersley and Tina Fehlandt set to music conducted …