The Bittersweet Ballad of Blessed & Messiah. Girl meets boy. Or boy meets girl. Boy falls in and out of. And girl falls through. Blessed fell for somebody who spoke in her own language—metaphors and rhymes. However, she realizes words are just words sometimes. Nothing more. Nothing less. A new interdisciplinary work created by Silma Berrada '22. Open to University community; free tickets required. Art installation also on view in CoLab from 12-6 PM on 2/19.
Nora thinks she is happy in her marriage until a past lie bubbles to the surface. "A Doll's House" is the story of how a woman finds her voice and takes agency over her own life. Theatre Intime's reimagining of Ibsen's classic play takes place in a literal doll's house. Open to public; tickets required.
A series of drop-in workshops led by translator-in-residence Jeremy Tiang, for theater in translation. Bring along pages from your play translations to hear them read out loud, or just show up to participate. Come explore what happens to theater when it moves across boundaries of language and culture. No experience in theater or translating required. Held on select Mondays throughout the semester. FREE; for Princeton students only. *3/28 class held in Godfrey Kerr Studio
A discussion with Princeton Belknap Fellow Soraya Nadia McDonald and Humanities Council Postdoc Research Fellow Dexter Thomas will explore finding purpose and passion in theater in a world where history keeps repeating itself with a look at 1921, 2021, and beyond. FREE and open to public; Zoom registration required.
Novelist and writer Gish Jen (Thank You, Mr. Nixon) and poet, memoirist, and editor Garrett Hongo (The Perfect Sound: A Memoir in Stereo) read from their work as part of the Althea Ward Clark W'21 Reading Series presented by the Program in Creative Writing. FREE and open to public; tickets required.
*Class canceled for April 27* Bust a move and break a sweat in a casual, welcoming environment! Lewis Center Student Advisor Molly Bremer ’22 hosts a weekly jazz dance and conditioning class for absolute beginner, beginner, and intermediate dancers. Drop-in whenever you can for dance technique, strength and flexibility training, and new choreography each week in a casual, welcoming environment. *Classes not held 3/9, 16, 23. FREE; open to all Princeton students.
The 6th Womxn in Design and Architecture (WDA) conference at the Princeton School of Architecture (SoA) honors the life and work of June Jordan, Jamaican-American activist and feminist. In-person attendance at Betts Auditorium limited to Princeton University ID holders and conference participants; live stream available for the public.
In a rare public performance, six of the top a cappella groups at Princeton University perform on the Matthews Stage for a celebration of the art form, rather than a competition. McCarter welcomes Old NasSoul, The Footnotes, The Nassoons, The Tigerlilies, The Tigertones, and The Wildcats for a showcase of harmonic bliss in an evening that reflects on both the history and future of a cappella singing. Talkback follows the show. Tickets required; open to the public. Free tickets available for Princeton students through Passport to the Arts.
Phone rings, door chimes, in comes company! Join Lewis Center Student Advisor Molly Bremer '22 and theater certificate student Jay White ’24 each week for a musical theater movie night. Offered each week on Thursday evenings, this series surveys and honors the work of the late great composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, featuring a different musical each week. Take advantage of a relaxing and fun opportunity to get together with fellow students and enjoy all-time-great works of art, whether you’re familiar with Sondheim’s work or not. Please, join us, for one week or for all. Attend the tale! FREE; no RSVP required. Open to all Princeton students.