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Expecting what’s unexpected: Reviewing ‘Tailspin’ and ‘Festival of Devised Works’

Zach Barr, Columnist

April 16, 2014

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

Usually, when reviewing a show, the audience has some semblance of what to expect — whether it's a drama, a comedy, a musical or something in between. But sometimes, shows give the audience no hints as to what they should expect,...

Spring Quarter brings not-to-miss theater performances

Zach Barr, Columnist

April 9, 2014

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

It’s strange how things work out, isn’t it? The Current finally gets a writer to talk about the theater events on campus, and in the first week of publication I have nothing to write about. Other than a few special events,...