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Jeremy O. Harris gets candid in “Theater Reimagined: Race, Culture and Radical Voice”

Zac Bentz , A&E Reporter February 18, 2021

Dressed in a camel-colored turtleneck and an emerald green silk shawl, and framed with thin wisps of smoke from an off-screen incense stick, Jeremy O. Harris — mastermind behind the subversive Broadway...

With calls for anti-racist restructuring, Whitman’s theatre department looks inward

Lena Friedman, Staff Reporter October 29, 2020

Over the summer, in response to safety and racial equity concerns raised by members of Whitman’s theater community, the college’s theater department canceled its fall season of virtual productions....

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Instant Play Festival throws together a spectacular show

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor September 29, 2016

For the ninth year since its inception, the Instant Play Festival kicked off the 2016-2017 Whitman theatrical season in style, with students showcasing their hastily constructed and quality-made short...

Fine arts departments welcome new professors

Mallory Martin September 13, 2012

The performing arts around campus just got a facelift with three new professors joining the Whitman team. Coming to us from around the country and the world, these gentlemen will have plenty to contribute...

'Frenzy for Two, or More' illuminates the absurd

‘Frenzy for Two, or More’ illuminates the absurd

C.J. Wisler November 15, 2009

Both farcical and unsettling, "Frenzy for Two, or More" attempts to bridge the gap between Theater of the Absurd and artistic drama. Set in the midst of a generic, unspecified revolution, a volatile...

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