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Goodnight Trades Tragedy for Comedy

Mystery was in the air, as a desk, cluttered with books, a typewriter, a three-hole punch, an appendix in a jar, a human skull, and a Budweiser beer can appeared on stage before a packed Steinbach Theater this weekend, for the production of Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet). Directed by Taylor Allbright ’04 and written…

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Goodnight Revives Shakespeare’s Heroines

This weekend’s production of Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) looks to be the main event in this weekend’s sparse Arts offerings. Goodnight, written by award-winning playwright Ann-Marie MacDonald, is a riotous script that has garnered rave reviews throughout the country. The Washington Post called it “delightful, often hilarious … MacDonald doesn’t miss a tick, scattering…

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Exulting Madrigal

As a student at Andover, Shannon Canavin ’91 developed her deep passion for music. Over a decade and two college-degrees in music later, she returns to PA this Sunday afternoon with her brand new madrigal-style a capella group, Exsultemus. After attending the New England Conservatory, Cavanin studied early music performance practices in graduate school. She…

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On the Scene With Stevie T.

As the term winds down, more performances will grace the Andover stage, and surprising news from the Theater Department has changed the forecast for the term’s productions. Here’s the rundown on the Arts scene for this week… Tonight at 9:00 p.m. in the Ryley Room, following the Pep Rally, campus rock band Steal Your Face,…

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Company Builds Fences in Tang

The lights dim, the music stops. Troy Maxson and his friend Jim Bono come into the backyard, talking and laughing over work and women, while sharing a drink. Charles Turner and Jasper R. McGruder portray their characters, Troy and Bono, respectively, with such natural ease that the members of the audience forget they are watching…

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