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Dance, theatre and music in Macalester’s production of Medea
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Dance, theatre and music in Macalester’s production of Medea

This past weekend, the music and theatre and dance departments put on a collaborative performance of Medea, a play by ancient Greek playwright Euripides. The Macalester Orchestra, conducted by professor Mark Mandarano, played Samuel Barber’s “Medea Suite” while dancers performed choreography by professor Wynn Fricke that was adapted from Martha Graham’s original work “Cave of…

Urinetown review: “It’s a privilege to pee””
Arts

Urinetown review: “It’s a privilege to pee””

“What is Urinetown? It’s a town where people live in fear. Welcome to Urinetown, a town not far away from ours.” Urinetown is the first musical Macalester put on this semester. It is a satirical musical comedy written by Greg Kotis that mocks American wastefulness, bureaucracy, the legal system, corporate mismanagement and indulgement of shortsighted…