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“Cabaret” will run Friday and Saturday in the Williams Center for the Arts.

Performance Review: Marquis Players’ ‘Cabaret’ a show-stopping production

By Kristen Vincent, Assistant Culture Editor April 12, 2024

Prepare to be transported to 1930s Berlin through the Marquis Players’ dazzling performance of “Cabaret.” Set during the dark years leading up to World War II, “Cabaret” introduces audiences...

Cormac Hurley 24 (center) plays Nick Bottom in the adaptation of A Midsummer Nights Dream.

Performance Review: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ cast shines in classic Shakespeare story

By Isabella Gaglione, Culture Editor October 20, 2023

Lafayette’s theater department will invite audiences into Shakespeare’s magical and chaotic world this weekend with its latest production: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” With a stellar cast and...

The Mid-Autumn Festival is a celebration of unity and love. (Photo courtesy of Susanna Hontz 24)

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates Chinese cultural traditions

By Selina Zhu, Contributing Writer September 29, 2023

The Asian Cultural Association will host its annual Mid-Autumn festival tonight, an event that brings students from all backgrounds to explore the richness of Asian cultures. Celebrating the Mid-Autumn...

This Sundays PorchFest will feature Cadence, one of Lafayettes a cappella groups.

PorchFest to feature student musicians for first time

By Bernadette Russo, Culture Editor September 22, 2023

College Hill will be buzzing with music this Sunday at its fifth annual PorchFest, and you just might see some friendly faces perched on the porches. For the first time ever, PorchFest, an event wherein...

The concert will be modeled after NPRs Tiny Desk Concert series. (Graphic courtesy of Téo Rodriguez 24)

Student band Sold Out Six showcases talents with ‘Tiny Desk Concert’

By McKenna Graf, Contributing Writer December 9, 2022

As an established group of musicians who have each taken strides in their passions for music, the student band Sold Out Six is taking their own tiny stage tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Kirby Library to display...

The Wolves offers a look into the lives of teenage girls on a club soccer team. (Photo by Adam Atkinson for Lafayette College)

A theater transformed into a soccer field: Newest theater production ‘The Wolves’ runs this weekend

By Olivia Puzio, Contributing Writer March 4, 2022

Sports and theater fans alike can look forward to the Lafayette theater department's newest play this weekend. “The Wolves,” which premiered this past Thursday, explores the inner lives of female soccer...

Jazz pianist Joey Alexander will be performing with bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Kendrick Scott. (Photo courtesy of RUBA)

Three-time Grammy nominated jazz pianist Joey Alexander to perform at Lafayette tomorrow

By Yumna Hussain, Contributing Writer March 4, 2022

Tomorrow, the Williams Center will host Indonesian jazz pianist Joey Alexander, the world-renowned festival and concert hall headliner. Joining Alexander will be bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Kendrick...

The classical music quartet will be accompanied by Julien Labro on the bandoneon. (Photo by Amanda Tipton)

Grammy-winning classical music ensemble Takács Quartet to bring intimate and complex performance

By Yumna Hussain, Contributing Writer March 4, 2022

One of the world’s most distinguished string ensembles will be taking the stage at the Williams Center for the Arts next week on March 9. The Takács Quartet is entering its 47th season after receiving...

Donald Nally, conductor of The Crossing, has worked with choirs around the globe and currently is the John W. Beattie Chair in Music and director of choral organizations at Northwestern University. (Photo courtesy of Jill Steinberg)

‘We are dedicated to words that matter’: Grammy-winning choir The Crossing to perform at the college tomorrow

By Katie Frost, Managing Editor February 4, 2022

For Donald Nally, conductor of the Philadelphia-based choir The Crossing, singers and conductors are similar to journalists. They ask important questions and do not profess to know any of the answers. The...

Animated depictions of characters from Monkey

With virtual stunts and an important message, livestreamed performance of ‘Monkey’ opens next Thursday

By Beatriz Brait Amorosino March 5, 2021

Almost eleven months after it was originally scheduled to take place, the theater department's virtual production of the show "Monkey" finally premieres next Thursday. The show, adapted from the folk...

Sarah Frankel 21 adapted The Summoning of Everyman to take place on Lafayettes campus. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Orttung 22)

A College Hill take on a 15th century play: Student-adapted production of ‘The Summoning of Everyman’ premieres next Thursday

By Lisa Green September 25, 2020

A student-directed and adapted live production of “The Summoning of Everyman” will premiere next Thursday, marking the first time a student has directed a show for the college's theater department...

Cast members in Much Ado About Nothing rehearsed and filmed the production over Zoom, from various locations across the country. (Photo courtesy of Lizzie Gumula 22)

A new way to experience Shakespeare: Student-run virtual production of ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ premieres this Friday

By Katie Frost September 16, 2020

2020 has been a tough year for the theater world. For some Lafayette students, however, all the world truly is a stage—even the box of a Zoom screen. A student-produced production of “Much Ado About...

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