Emily Ehret

Associate Arts Editor


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.


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.



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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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.



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.


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.


October 3, 2016