Theater Emory

In the midst of total darkness, “The Moors” opens with a slow-building cacophony of bird squawks and screeches. This eerie atmosphere, which only grows as the lights come on and the characters seem to spontaneously appear onstage, persists throughout Theater ...

Theater Emory’s “We Are Proud to Present a Story About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1914” is set on a platform stage in the middle of the room, with ...

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 ...