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A Mostly* Spoiler-Free Review Of A Raisin In the Sun

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I went into UC San Diego’s Weiss Theatre blind. The only thing I knew about Lorraine Hansberry’s legendary tale of a Black family residing in 1959 …

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The MENding Monologues: A Vulnerable Masculinity

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The MENding Monologues opens like a Macklemore song. “When I was a kid, I often wondered if I was gay,” declared second-year student Chris Doherty, reciting …

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“Gidion’s Knot”: Freedom of Expression In A World of Safe Spaces

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Personal responsibility, freedom of expression, and the American educational system all collide in “Gidion’s Knot,” produced at Diversionary Theatre Black Box. Directed by Kym Pappas, “Gidion’s …

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Entering The Worlds of the Wagner New Play Festival

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“The message is hard.” These words open my interview with Steph Del Rosso, Ava Geyer, Lilly Padilla, and Will Snider, playwrights in the UCSD MFA Playwriting …

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Muir Musical Presents Spring Awakening: A Season of Struggle and a Morning of Hope

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Whether it be 19th Century Germany or 21st Century America, the road to self-discovery is never easy. This year’s Muir Musical production of Spring Awakening highlighted …

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The Vagina Monologues: A New Wave

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There are two things people who plan on watching the Vagina Monologues and HerStories at UCSD should know: one, prepare to hear the word “vagina” more …

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Muir Musical: Bringing New York City to UCSD Through Theatre

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One would imagine In the Heights to be a musical about a humble barrio in Washington Heights  that highlights the everyday struggles of these hardworking, yet …

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Jesca Prudencio Crafting Commedia

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Classic doesn’t mean old. Classic doesn’t mean outdated. Classic means spanning multiple generations of people and being able to communicate the same message, the same comedic …

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La Bête: What is Good Art?

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Many people consider verse to be difficult to comprehend. Finding a human who’s read through anything by Shakespeare since high school is a rarity (not including …

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Vagina Warriors Embrace Femininity Through The Vagina Monologues

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The annual Vagina Monologues captured UCSD’s campus from February 20-23, to talk about one of life’s greatest mysteries: the vagina. Originally written by Eve Ensler in …