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Maureen Freely

Photograph by Andre Avanessian

Arts

Maureen Freely ’74, longtime translator of Orhan Pamuk, shares the nuances of bringing a text from one language to another.

10.6.17

Ensemble members reminisce in Party People, about the Black Panthers and Young Lords.

Photograph by Jenny Graham

Historical plays for a nation “stuck in the middle”

September-October 2017

James Bundy, on the Assassins set

Photograph by Jim Harrison

A look at James Bundy ’81, dean of the Yale School of Drama

May-June 2017

In this scene from the end of the opera, The Count (James Lesu'i, a graduate student at The Boston Conservatory) begs the forgiveness of his Countess (Christina Bianco ’17).

Photograph courtesy of Jordan Hayashi Photography

With swankier digs and a new name, the undergraduate company continues an operatic tradition.

2.3.17

A gathering of the three Goreys

Photograph by Jenny Anderson

A new play captures the enigma of Edward Gorey ’50. 

12.21.16

Ice skating in the heart of downtown Providence

Photograph ©Wickedgood/dreamstime.com

Car-free fun in downtown Providence

January-February 2017

<p class="caption">The Classical Theatre of Harlem premiered <i>Fit for a Queen,</i> Shamieh's most recent play, in October.
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<p class="credit">Photograph by Leland Durond Thompson</p>

A playwright making those overlooked by history into lore

January-February 2017

<p class="caption">The title character of <i>Madame White Snake</i> and her companion, in the opera's prologue</p>
<p class="credit">Photograph by James Daniel/Courtesy of Beth Morrison Projects</p>

In the “final phase” of her life, Cerise Lim Jacobs builds herself an oeuvre.

January-February 2017

Anna Deveare Smith addresses the audience in Sanders Theater on October 5. The event was the 2016 Rita E. Hauser Forum for the Arts, a series sponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard.

Photograph by Tia Chapman/Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard

In her “lecture-performance,” playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith practiced and preached “Radical Hospitality.”

10.14.16