Performance

Movement as Conversation in No Hero

Attendees are not treated by this work as passive receptors, or people passing judgment, or those seeking to be entertained, with a singular show-as-object at the center of attention. No Hero aims instead to be one part of an exchange. Read more…

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Ragtime as Resistance

The strength of these performances in particular allowed Ragtime’s message, a pushback against apathy and silence, and condemnation of the oppression and fracturing that results from imposed social categories and hierarchies, to shine through nuanced portrayals of a multitude of American realities. Read more…

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To See Ourselves Correctly TAPS' Production of The Laramie Project

In the same way that you as the audience must see, through the graphic descriptions of Matthew’s injuries, his brutal victimization, you must also see McKinney as a human with a face and a young child. You must see the old teachers who will not desert Henderson, the pastor who wants to save McKinney’s soul but not his body from the electric chair, the student actor who can never quite “agree” with homosexuality, the doctors and detectives and students who break down and lose friends when everything they thought they knew about their town and themselves shatters.  Read more…

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Pipes: Episode 9 "Poor Child" from the Ram's Head Theatrical Society production of The Wild Party

The Stanford Arts Review presents “Pipes,” where we bring you a miniseries of Stanford musicians in the most unlikely of places — the bathroom. The john’s daily significance in our lives can only be rivaled by its acoustic favorability, and we find it an ideal stage for shower-singers and masterful musicians alike.

~from the artist~

Come see The Wild Party April 14, 15, 20, 21 & 22 in Memorial Auditorium! Tickets @ musical.stanford.edu.

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