Joel Lerner

Joel Lerner (20Ox, 22C) is from Johns Creek, Georgia, majoring in environmental science. Outside of the Wheel, his interests include theater, music and books. If you want to strike up a (seemingly endless) conversation with him, just mention “Doctor Who” or TikTok. Contact Lerner at [email protected]

‘Wicked’ at the Fox Theatre Brings Joy Throughout the Land

Courtesy of Fox Theatre Elphaba’s emerald green visage is possibly the most iconic in modern theater. It’s that immediately recognizable profile in tandem with her unforgettable story that make the success of “Wicked” unsurprising. The show’s enchanting plot and jaw-dropping performances have cemented “Wicked” in musical theater history. Having already visited Atlanta several times on [...]

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Despite Charismatic Cast, ‘The Current War’ Is Confusing and Convoluted

Courtesy of AccuSoft Inc. The history of America’s shift from gas laps to the ubiquitous glow of electric light bulbs is a confusing web laced with corruption, conceit and confusion. “The Current War,” set just after Thomas Edison’s (Benedict Cumberbatch) new filament light bulbs flood urban America, is based on true events surrounding this introduction [...]

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Reasons the A&E Staff Didn’t Want to Review ‘Lover’

Courtesy of Republic As the editor of the Arts & Entertainment section of the Wheel, it’s my responsibility to ensure that our writers cover important art releases and events both on and off Emory’s campus. When Taylor Swift released her latest album, “Lover,” I asked my entire team of writers to submit a review. No [...]

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Art to Consume Before College Ends

“Frances Ha” As college students, we may expect to emerge into the world after our four years as fully formed human beings with career paths, relationships and interests all securely in place. Noah Baumbach’s 2012 film, “Frances Ha,” contends that this idea is more fantasy than fact and, more importantly, suggests that uncertainty is not [...]

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