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Q&A: Lovers and Madmen’s ‘Macbeth’ director Amalie Vega

Annie Bruce, Reporter

October 17, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Personality Profiles, Profiles, Quotes, The Current, Theater

Lovers & Madmen  is no stranger to the works of William Shakespeare, but the group's newest production challenges the typical interpretation of “Macbeth.” Director Amalie Vega, a Communication junior, spoke with The Current about the ...

Theater Review: ‘Iphigenia 2.0’ delivers its message, forgets plot

Iman Childs, Columnist

October 11, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Reviews, The Current, Theater

A military captain prepares to set sail for combat, but first, he must sacrifice his daughter to prove the justness of war to his soldiers. If the word "sacrifice" conjures up thoughts of an ancient polytheistic society, you wou...

Theater Review: Equestrian absurdity at ‘The Derby County Derby’

Sam Freedman, Columnist

October 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Reviews, The Current, Theater

Vertigo Productions is off to an outstanding start with its first original offering of the school year, a madcap little number called “The Derby County Derby.” Set in imaginary Derby County, Ky., this gleeful work of fiction ...

Theater Review: ‘The Princess Bride’ revives good old-fashioned fairy tale

Iman Childs, Columnist

September 29, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Recaps, Reviews, The Current, Theater

Keeping in line with the trend of bringing classic fairy tales to life, WAVE Productions chose “The Princess Bride” as its first show of the year. However, instead of modernizing William Goldman's novel, the production's...