The Laramie Project (directed by Josh Feldman, with assistance from Jonathan Brown-Gilbert) is unlike any play I’ve ever seen. It addresses a real life tragedy, but not in the typical theatrical manner. It follows the Tectonic Theatre Project, a group of real-life actors who visited Laramie, Wyoming. These actors interviewed a series of townspeople about […]
Equus, written by Peter Shaffer and directed by Jack Smith, has been the talk of King’s for several weeks. I’ve met quite a few people who’ve been anticipating this controversial play. I’m sure its reputation will attract a fair amount of patrons, but I hope its sensational aspects don’t overshadow its quality. This play, barring […]
Orlando, directed by Julia Schultz, is a springy, frothy concoction with a serious underlying message. The play grapples with gender identities and sexual fluidity, accompanied by Virginia Woolf’s flowery dialogue. This version nicely captures the core theme of the work, gliding by with earnestness and creative set choices. However, there are a few snags that […]
Professors from the Early Modern and Contemporary Studies Programmes, along with members of the King’s Student Union, the Bursar’s office and the Journalism school, sat in Alumni Hall to listen to President Cooper’s speech. Fewer than ten students attended.