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Madness Takes Its Toll: Broadway Revue 2004

“It’s astounding; time is fleeting; madness takes its toll!” As I sat in on a Broadway Revue rehearsal this past Monday, those were the first words I heard as the cast began performing “Time Warp” from the “Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Perching on my seat with pen in hand, I watched as the cast crept…

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Vincent Monaco: Lord of the Strings

Tonight, the Phillips Academy Concert Band and Brass Ensemble will take you all the way to Middle Earth. The concert, performed tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Cochran Chapel, will feature two “Lord of the Rings” themed pieces, in addition to classical repertoire. Gandalf, the first movement of Johan de Meij’s celebrated symphony inspired by…

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A Player’s Diary: Hamlet

Oh, the spectacle that is the Hamlet cast! If you are ever fortunate enough to stroll into Tang (admissions tours usually come in just as something unbelievably bizarre is taking place), you might see Ms. St. Pierre, Instructor in Theatre and Dance, gripping the edge of the stage with white knuckles as one of the…

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Soulful Kaliberation

One of the many events that took place during Black Arts Weekend, Af-Lat-Am hosted spokenword poetry group, Soul Kaliber, on Saturday night in Kemper Auditorium. This group has had a history of performances at PA: they entertained students in November during the Latin Arts celebration when they addressed Latin issues with their powerful words. According…

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Sweeney Dials Wrong Number

Last Sunday, the theater classroom was packed for “Sorry, Wrong Number,” written by Lucille Fletcher and directed by Virginia Sweeney ‘06. This short, one act play opened with a lonely invalid woman, Mrs. Stevenson, played by Paz Mendez Hodes ’07, lying in bed attempting to call her husband. When the operator (Katie Nadworny ’05) accidentally…

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