Emily Ehret

Associate Arts Editor

CONTRIBUTIONS

Childhood, Revisited: "A Wrinkle in Time" Adaptation Delights

Fourth-year Corson Barnard’s Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) B.A. performance of "A Wrinkle in Time," was a charming musical rendition of the eponymous, beloved children's novel.

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April 24, 2017

That’s So South Asian: 30 Years of Channeling Diversity

The 30th annual South Asian Students Association (SASA) show filled Mandel Hall on Saturday with vibrant colors and choreography.

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April 3, 2017

"A Wonder in My Soul" Has Big Heart and Bigger Hair

The play, set in the moments before President Obama’s 2008 election, zooms in on a very personal account of the interconnected lives of several black women.

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February 23, 2017

The Core Gone Wild: Marx, Shakespeare, and Chekhov Unite for Weekend of Workshops

UT's Weekend of Workshops proves that good things come in threes.

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February 6, 2017

Court’s "Blues" Provides a Window Into a Renaissance

Laughter, identity, and tragedy take center stage in Court Theatre's "Blues for an Alabama Sky."

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January 23, 2017

"Electra"fying Performance at the Court Theatre

Court Theatre’s "Electra" is stunning, thought-provoking, and accessible even to those not well-versed in Greek tragedy.

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November 21, 2016

Porchlight’s Rich Portrait of “The Heights” & Home

Porchlight's lively production of "In the Heights" at Stage 773 ignites a dialogue on cultural identity.

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November 17, 2016

"Hamilton" in Chicago: Who Hears Your Story?

"Hamilton" has come to Chicago, one of the most diverse cities in America, but its audiences are —unsurprisingly—white.

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November 10, 2016

Court’s “Man in the Ring” Stuns in Closing Weekend

A world premiere by playwright Michael Cristofer throws viewers into the world of boxer Emile Griffith.

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October 17, 2016

A Winter's Tale of Warmth, Intimacy, and Music

The instant intimacy of the setting promised what any good Shakespeare production should: theater up close, evocative, and timelessness.

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October 3, 2016