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Former inmates create plays through Civic Ensemble program

By | Mar 23, 2016

Civic Ensemble’s ReEntry Theatre Program gives those who were recently incarcerated the opportunity to create their own plays.

Review: ‘Next to Normal’ brings psychological drama to Hangar Theatre

By | Aug 29, 2012

This groundbreaking musical, from composer Tom Kitt and lyricist Brian Yorkey, explores the hidden issues within the seemingly normal life of the Goodman family.

‘Red Light Winter’: Passionate play radiates desire

By | Feb 29, 2012

Under the flashing lights of Amsterdam’s Red Light District, two friends unwittingly begin a love triangle that will change their lives. Boundaries blur in “Red Light Winter,” Adam Rapp’s passionate play currently showing at the Kitchen Theatre Company. Long-time pals Davis (Jesse Bush) and Matt (Eric Gilde) are both writers. Davis is an on-the-rise, self-centered…

Chamber music takes stage in book

By The Ithacan | Feb 9, 2012

Call him the Justin Timberlake of chamber music — professor Mark Radice is bringing it back. Radice, professor of music theory, history and composition, recently became the author of “Chamber Music: An Essential History,” a modern analysis of chamber music that includes work from after the 1920s. In his sixth book to date, Radice explores…

‘Lines of Control’: Exhibit explores artistic lines of origin

By The Ithacan | Feb 8, 2012

Amid Cornell University’s classic, ivy-covered architecture, the distinctive lines of the Johnson Museum stick out. Inside, 33 international artists continue this powerful contrast through their exploration of the power of lines. The boundary-shifting 1947 split of Pakistan from India, and later Bangladesh, inspired “Lines of Control,” an art exhibit of more than 40 works by…

Grounded acting fails to move story

By | Oct 5, 2011

“In the Company of Dancers,” the latest production at the Kitchen Theatre, is a complex theatrical performance that combines narrative and motion, but fails to accurately portray the life of a woman with one simple goal — to dance.

Readers’ Theatre captures emotional tribulations

By | Sep 14, 2011

In “Frozen,” a play centered on human interaction, actors explore challenging social issues without once interacting physically with each other.