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Introducing: Polaris Shakespeare Company

Introducing: Polaris Shakespeare Company

This August, the MBU S&P MFA class of 2022 introduced their theater company: Polaris Shakespeare Company. The driving force behind Polaris’s theater company is bringing people together. Polaris’ website states that they hope to “foster a sense of connection and...

Male Gender Performativity in Twelfth Night

Male Gender Performativity in Twelfth Night by Hessy Sanders.   In viewing a play with a feminist lens, especially one as gendered as Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, one must ask Whose story is privileged? Whose isn’t? In most stagings of Twelfth Night, these...

2020 Thesis Project Festival

2020 Thesis Project Festival By Kara Hankard   The second year MBU MLITT students presented abstracts for their theses on Monday, November 2nd 2020. The professors and presenters beautifully reimagined the event to support COVID-safety. Only professors and...

Enter the Spokeswoman, Gently

Enter the Spokeswoman, Gently by Will Eno Cast Amber James   Director Michael Blackwood   Director’s Note Will Eno’s Enter the Spokeswoman, Gently centers on a particular event, but it does not belong to a single moment. I often balk at the notion that a...

Unfix the Stars

Unfix the Stars By Keith Taylor Assistant directing Mary Baldwin’s fall production, Unfix the Stars, was as exciting as working on a show during a global pandemic can get. The process was fast paced, three weeks of writing followed by two weeks of rehearsal and a...

Othello at the American Shakespeare Center

Othello at the American Shakespeare Center By Kara Hankard Othello is one of the two plays that The American Shakespeare Center showcased in their Safe Start Season this fall. For many audience members it was the first show seen in person since the start of...
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