Rathskellar’s ‘LOTR’ Performance Toes the Line

Confused students looking for an improv performance on Nov. 15 found only the dramatic soundtrack of “Lord of the Rings” escaping from White Hall 110. “Sit back, relax and enjoy the movie!! — Rathskellar,” read the whiteboard at the front of the room. Students filed in, some watching the beginning of “The Fellowship of The [...]

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Dooley’s Players’ ‘You for Me for You’ Twists Time

Some plays are meant to confuse you. In a staged reading of such a play, it is harder to avoid the audience getting lost. Although the audience didn’t always know whether the events were real or only in the character’s imaginations, Dooley’s Players fared well when they performed a powerful staged reading of playwright Mia [...]

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‘The Front Runner’ Engaging, but has Unfulfilled Potential

Courtesy of Sony Pictures “The Front Runner,” directed by Jason Reitman and starring Hugh Jackman, paints a critical picture of the media’s involvement in U.S. politics during the controversial 1988 presidential campaign — but the movie goes too far in demonizing the press. At the start of the movie, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Gary Hart [...]

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Emory Alum Stars in Play Exploring Racism and Courage

“The Royale” transports viewers to the 1910s world of boxing, with a raised ring center stage and a patched-up punching bag hanging from one side of the ceiling. Written by Marco Ramirez and directed by Patdro Harris, the play was performed at the Theatrical Outfit from Oct. 10 to Nov. 4. The play starred Emory [...]

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Vega Quartet and Piano Trio Break Barriers with Beethoven

Eager classical music fans nearly filled the 800-seat Emerson Concert Hall to see the Vega String Quartet and a piano trio perform two Beethoven pieces in a concert entitled “The Best of Beethoven” on Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. The piano trio is on its way to Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, and this free concert served [...]

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