Theater Emory

It is all too appropriate that the day before Super Bowl LII, Theater Emory recited a story about the Patriot family and their dynasty. Indeed, just like the football team from Massachusetts, this Patriot clan was unrelenting, ruthless and fierce. ...

Call me old school, but I seek character arcs, plot twists, subplots and resolutions in plays. Therefore, I have always struggled with experimental theater productions. Perhaps the dislike of experimental theater stems from my family, who told me as I ...

During my senior year of high school, I confided in my English teacher a deeply held insecurity: despite being someone who loves literature in all its forms, I find Shakespeare, history’s most revered playwright, terribly dull and difficult to trudge ...

If you’ve ever wanted to watch a show featuring horrific murders, fast-paced comedy, real-time sound effects and a few hip-hop dances thrown in the mix, then I have a suggestion for you. Theater Emory’s newest production, The Meantime: A Time-Traveling ...

Everyone has scars. The stories behind them vary, from those embarrassing missteps you would rather not talk about, to 3 a.m. adventures with friends that are the essence of the college experience. Some, though, come in the process of making something ...

The post-apocalyptic world is a cluttered area in the world of fiction, but when it’s done right, the result is just beautiful. This is precisely what playwright José Rivera achieves with his crumbling version of New York City in Marisol. ...

How do you become a real human being? While most of us have never asked this question, let alone attempted to answer it, three of the characters in Jack Dalton’s Assimilation struggled to find the correct answer. Theater Emory presented ...

A post-racial America lacks prejudice, denies discrimination and prohibits preference. Or does it? The first scene of playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play Neighbors opens with a narrator introducing a “barely, barely, barely, barely, barely … ” lit stage with black actors ...

Pause. Six actors executed the internationally recognized “Pinter pause” multiple times in Emory’s Theater Lab last Saturday night, marking the commencement of “The Pinter Staged Reading Series.” A three-week-long experience within Theater Emory‘s “Pinter Fest,” the series will feature staged ...