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“Assassins” review: A Political Musical Repurposed for the Trump Era

Mackenzie Smith April 29, 2018

Assassins is a very different show now than when it opened Off- Broadway in 1990. In a pre-Trump era, the show’s opening lines, “Hey, pal—feelin’ blue/Don’t know what to do/Hey, pal—I mean...

One–Woman Players’ show “Grounded” soars

Mackenzie Smith October 21, 2016

On Thursday night, I had the opportunity to sit in on a full dress rehearsal of this term’s Carleton Players’ production of Grounded, a 2013 piece by English playwright George Brant. Grounded tells...

You’re doing Sayles wrong.

Mackenzie Smith May 6, 2016

Sayles: the oasis for the famished students who stayed up writing that paper that’s due in two hours or who stayed out late “socializing” on weekends (or Wednesday’s) and are in desperate need...

‘Oh Dad, Poor Dad’ mixes sad with effortless performances

Mackenzie Smith February 26, 2016

Carleton’s Experimental Theater Board (ETB) knocked it out of the park on Thursday with the opening performance of Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma’s Hung You In The Closet And I’m Feelin’ So Sad by Arthur...

Everything Goes (and you should too)

Mackenzie Smith October 23, 2015

Nourse Theater was half filled Thursday night as students, myself included, took a refreshing break from their final plug to finish the week’s homework to watch the cabaret style, student produced...

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