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Advanced Drama’s annual Shakespeare showcase

Advanced Drama’s annual Shakespeare showcase

Ayah Ali-Ahmad

March 14, 2019

On March 1, the Advanced Drama class performed scenes from Shakespeare classics like “Romeo and Juliet,” “Macbeth,” “Hamlet” and “12th Night.” The student-run showcase of Shakespearean scenes requires students to either direct or act in one of the five scenes and perform each of the scenes...

DRAMA: ‘Hamlet’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to open Oct. 25

DRAMA: ‘Hamlet’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to open Oct. 25

Yashashree Pisolkar

October 24, 2012

William Shakespeare’s works are the second-bestselling pieces of literature in the world — the Bible being the first and the Agatha Christie mystery books being the third — according to set designer and MV drama’s fall production co-director, Kit Wilder. And just as we witness the wrath of ...

A formula for the perfect midsummer night

A formula for the perfect midsummer night

Amrutha Dorai

August 25, 2011

    William Shakespeare had a formula. It was a formula that he replicated frequently and relentlessly, and one that usually involved rehashing at least one of the following concepts: long-lost siblings (“The Comedy of Errors”), cross-dressing women (“Twelfth Night...

Fountains, boats, and clowns too

Yaamini Venkataraman

October 28, 2009

Alumni Alex Martin and Brian Miller return to lend a hand to this year's fall production of "A Servant of Two Masters"   Read More »...

First dip

Akshay Agrawal

September 26, 2008

Dear teachers: what makes a first day a good first day. Read More »