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October 30, 2014

THEATER The Cradle Will Rock Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Main Stage Theater November 6, 7, 8 at 7:30 p.m. (2 p.m. on the 8th) “This musical drama illuminates the social, political, and economic chaos in the United States aft...

National Theatre Live’s “Frankenstein” // Preview

October 9, 2014

Encore screenings of National Theatre Live’s 2011 stage production of “Frankenstein” are coming to the Twin Cities. “Frankenstein” received wide acclaim during its run, and has since been screened in cinemas around th...

The Underpants // Review

September 18, 2014

In the Blood: Trigger warnings and survivors of sexual assault

May 1, 2014

At the end of the Macalester production of In the Blood, the main character Hester is brutally raped on stage. It was shocking. It was provocative. It made you uncomfortable and it made you think—all good things that might hav...

In the Blood: A Reflection

April 24, 2014

Actor Stephen Straub ‘14 made a joke to describe certain audience members’ reactions to the Theater and Dance Department’s spring show, In the Blood: “How do you make a typical Macalester student uncomfortable? Tell th...

The Irresistible Arturo Ui: Play Preview

February 21, 2014

Monday night marked the first full-dress rehearsal for the actors in Macalester College’s spring drama, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, a work of “Epic Theater” by Bertolt Brecht. This rehearsal began what’s known in...

“The Government Inspector”: A serious regression for Mac

November 22, 2013

As many of you may have watched, Macalester’s fall mainstage production was a piece entitled “The Government Inspector”, written in the 1800s. I want to keep that fact in mind as we move through this discussion, and I ...

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