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Jorie Graham’s challenging lyrics use language to give readers the experience of the poem. 

9.20.18

Ice skating in the heart of downtown Providence

Photograph ©Wickedgood/dreamstime.com

Car-free fun in downtown Providence

January-February 2017

<p class="caption">The Classical Theatre of Harlem premiered <i>Fit for a Queen,</i> Shamieh's most recent play, in October.
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<p class="credit">Photograph by Leland Durond Thompson</p>

A playwright making those overlooked by history into lore

January-February 2017

Production photo from Madame White Snake

<p class="caption">The title character of <i>Madame White Snake</i> and her companion, in the opera's prologue</p>
<p class="credit">Photograph by James Daniel/Courtesy of Beth Morrison Projects</p>

In the “final phase” of her life, Cerise Lim Jacobs builds herself an oeuvre.

January-February 2017

Anna Deveare Smith addresses the audience in Sanders Theater on October 5. The event was the 2016 Rita E. Hauser Forum for the Arts, a series sponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard.

Photograph by Tia Chapman/Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard

In her “lecture-performance,” playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith practiced and preached “Radical Hospitality.”

10.14.16

Dance director and senior lecturer Jill Johnson leading Music 12, “The Harvard Dance Project”

Dance director and senior lecturer Jill Johnson leading Music 12, “The Harvard Dance Project”

Photograph by Stu Rosner

A concentration “400 years in the making,” and two semesters old

May-June 2016

Desmond Green ’17, Peryn Reeves-Darby ’18, Lethu Ntshinga ’18 (obscured), Genesis De Los Santos ’19, Angelica Chima ’19, Caleb Lewis ’17, and Jonathan Sands ’17 in rehearsal for Black Magic, a student-written and -directed show on the Loeb mainstage

Photograph by Stu Rosner

The Undergraduate looks at 1969 and Reclaim HLS

May-June 2016

Production still of "High Fidelity"

A scene from New Line Theatre's production of High Fidelity, from its 2011-2012 season
Photograph © New Line Theatre

A daring musical theater company turns 25.

March-April 2016

Hoon Lee and Kelli O'Hara in "The King and I"

Lee leaps down the stage with co-star Kelli O’Hara in The King and I’s iconic polka, “Shall We Dance?”

Photograph by Paul Kolnik

An actor’s rule on stage and screen

March-April 2016