Performing Arts

2018 Apr 28

Silkroad Ensemble, Parker Quartet, Brattle Street Chamber Players

11:00am

Location: 

ARTS FIRST Plaza Tent

The Silkroad Ensemble, Parker Quartet (Blodgett Artists-in- Residence, Department of Music) and the Brattle Street Chamber Players of Harvard College join up in a bold and intimate concert featuring more than a dozen musicians in a one-of-a-kind experience that reminds us of the power of creative collaboration across genres and generations.

Founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma ’76 in 1998, the Silkroad Ensemble creates music that engages difference, sparking radical cultural collaboration and passion-driven learning to build a more hopeful world. Silkroad has been affiliated with...

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2018 Apr 06

Spring Concert: Glee Club and Collegium Musicum

8:00pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church of Harvard University

This spring concert features the Harvard Glee Club and Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum performing choral gems spanning six centuries. Collegium will be perform the East coast premiere of To the Evening Star, by Abbie Betinis and Claude Debussy’s a cappella masterwork, Trois Chansons de Charles d’Orléans, alongside works by Rachmaninoff and Harvard College senior Fraser Weist. The Harvard Glee Club will present the world premiere of Missa in incerto tempore (The...

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2018 Apr 12

Three Americanisms

Thu - Sun, Apr 12 to Apr 15, 7:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: 

Farkas Hall

Mac Wellman’s “Three Americanisms” is uniquely attuned to our current troubled times, despite its having been written close to thirty years ago. Via three interrelated monologues, the play depicts a trio of defensive, angry, vulnerable, fierce, suspicious, compelling people who are burdened with the cruel task of navigating an environment that is physically and psychically threatening and unpredictable.

Presented by: Theater, Dance & Media
Tickets: Full Price: $10.00; Students, Senior (65+): $5.00
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2018 Apr 19

Roy Loves America: A Theater, Dance, & Media Senior Thesis Production

Thu - Sun, Apr 19 to Apr 22, 8:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dance Center

“Roy Loves America” is a TDM senior thesis directed by Thomas Peterson and created collaboratively with an ensemble of nine performers who tell the story through found and invented text, dance, music, media, and the joy of playing on stage.

Presented by: Office for Arts & Humanities
Tickets:
How to get tickets: Visit https://docs.google.com/forms/ to reserve your free tickets
Runs: 4/19/2018 through 4/22/2018

Roy Cohn died of AIDS in 1986. It has been more than thirty years since his death,...

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2018 Apr 14

Romeo and Juliet and Bennie and the Jets

12:00pm

Location: 

Leverett House Library Theater

In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, a pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life—but not before belting out the greatest hits of the piano-playing pop icon Elton John.

Presented by: Satire V
Tickets:
How to get tickets: Email satvtheater@gmail.com to reserve free tickets!
Runs: 4/13/2018 through 4/15/2018

In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, a pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life—but not before belting out the greatest hits of the piano-playing pop icon Elton John. In its fourth...

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2018 Apr 27

Our Voices: Who Speaks for Us?

8:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Leverett House Library Theater

Following a successful run in Spring 2016, Our Voices returns to create more activism through art and uplift members of the community who have been silenced.

Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Tickets:
How to get tickets: Email 2017ourvoices@gmail.com to reserve your free tickets.
Runs: 4/27/2018 through 4/28/2018

Following a successful run in Spring 2016, Our Voices returns to create more activism through art and uplift members of the community who have been silenced. Created by Meera...

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2018 Apr 20

Hitched: The Musical

Fri - Sun, Apr 20 to Apr 22, 7:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: 

Adams House Pool Theatre

In the midst of planning her best friend’s wedding, Angie, an aspiring grad school applicant and writer, discovers a simple, quick, and marginally illegal path to solve her problems: get hitched and list herself as financially “independent.”

Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Tickets:
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2018 Apr 06

SKETCH: An SNL-Style Sketch Comedy Show

Fri - Sun, Apr 6 to Apr 8, 7:00pm - 2:00pm

Location: 

Adams House Pool Theatre

SKETCH is Harvard’s longest running SNL-style sketch comedy show.

Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Tickets:
How to get tickets: Email SketchAdamsPool@gmail.com to reserve your free tickets!
Runs: 4/6/2018 through 4/8/2018

SKETCH is Harvard’s longest running SNL-style sketch comedy show. At this point, we’re probably older than SNL. Now in its fifth year, SKETCH continues to bring together comedians and creative people from across campus to create an original, hilarious, fast-paced,...

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2018 Apr 13

Pleasure for Pleasure: The Hyperion Shakespeare Company Scene Recital

8:00pm

Location: 

Adams House Pool Theatre

The Hyperion Shakespeare Company returns to the Adams Pool Theater with its semesterly scene recital, Pleasure for Pleasure.

Presented by: Hyperion Shakespeare Company
Tickets:
How to get tickets: Contact hyperionscenes@gmail.com to reserve your tickets!
Runs: 4/13/2018 through 4/14/2018

The Hyperion Shakespeare Company returns to the Adams Pool Theater with its semesterly scene recital, Pleasure for Pleasure. From Romeo and Juliet’s moonlit world of romance to Richard III’s love traps, we’re...

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2018 Apr 26

Hyperion Shakespeare Company: As You Like It

Thu - Sun, Apr 26 to Apr 29, 7:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: 

Agassiz Theatre, 5 James Street

Presented in conjunction with the OFA’s Arts First weekend and the Student Mental Health Liaisons, this lighthearted coming-of-age story about taking some time to find what matters is the perfect cure for reading period madness.

Presented by: Hyperion Shakespeare Company
Tickets:
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
Runs: 4/26/2018 through 4/29/2018

Featuring an enchanted forest, a crossdressing heroine, and bucketloads of bawdy...

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2018 Mar 22

Vanity Lane: The Ballet

Thu - Sun, Mar 22 to Mar 25, 7:30pm - 7:30pm

Location: 

Farkas Hall

Vanity Lane is an original fairy-tale and ballet written by La’Toya Princess Jackson and choreographed by Jean Appolon with music composed by Jared Hettrick, Gordon Williams, and Paul Sayed.

Presented by: BlackCAST
Tickets: Admission is free. First come, first serve at the door. Open rehearsal.
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
Runs: 3/22/2018 through 3/25/2018

Vanity Lane is an original fairy-tale and ballet written by La’Toya...

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2018 Apr 12

The Laramie Project

12:00pm

Location: 

OBERON, 2 Arrow St.

Join an ensemble of actors as they embody these stories, bringing the Laramie of 1998 to the immersive Club OBERON. Join them as they ask – what does Laramie have left to tell us?

Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Tickets:
How to get tickets: https://ticket.americanrepertorytheater.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=3193
Runs: 4/12/2018 through 4/13/2018

Join an ensemble of actors as they embody these stories, bringing the Laramie of 1998 to the immersive Club OBERON. Join them as they ask...

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2018 Apr 06

Minotaur

Fri - Sat, Apr 6 to Apr 14, 12:00pm - 12:00pm

Location: 

Loeb Experimental Theater

Based on personal experiences of former I.D.F. soldiers, Minotaur provides a rare glimpse of the troubled souls of Israeli millennials, who were born in an age of great expectations and grew up to witness the colossal collapse of the peace process.

Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Tickets:
How to get tickets: Email ‫minotaurtix@gmail.com‬ to reserve your free tickets
Runs: 4/6/2018 through 4/14/2018

Three boys and a girl grow up knowing that their death is just a matter of time. Once...

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2018 Mar 23

Operation 1600

Repeats every day until Sat Mar 31 2018 .
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Location: 

Loeb Experimental Theater

Operation 1600 is a hilarious, student written comedy

Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club
Tickets:
How to get tickets: Email 1600intheEx@gmail.com to reserve your tickets!
Runs: 3/23/2018 through 3/31/2018

Operation 1600 is a hilarious, student written comedy following Dana Balan, who has just been kicked out of the senate due to an obscure rules violation brought up by her political opponents, led by Senator Briggs. When she finds out that prominent art historian Dr. Edna Landers is...

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