Performing Arts

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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2018 Mar 24

Africa Night: "Reclaiming the Narrative"

7:00pm

Location: 

52 Oxford St.

Africa Night celebrates the creativity of Africans in bringing together the traditional and the modern. Through music, dance, fashion and other media, Africans are continuously celebrating their past while embracing a changing and exciting present.

Presented by: Harvard African Students Association (HASA)
Tickets: Full Price: $15.00; Students: $12.00
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Africa Night celebrates the creativity of Africans in bringing...

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2018 Mar 23

Breaks Per Minute (BPM)

8:00pm

Location: 

Lowell Lecture Hall, 17 Kirkland Street

Harvard Breakers Organization spring show.

Presented by: Harvard Breakers Organization
Tickets: Full Price: $5.00. Door Price: $10.00
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Harvard Breakers Organization spring show.

2018 Apr 07

Expressions Dance Company: EXes

5:30pm

Location: 

Lowell Lecture Hall, 17 Kirkland Street

Expressions Dance Company 2018 Spring Showcase

Presented by: Expressions Dance Company
Tickets: Full Price: $8.00
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Expressions Dance Company 2018 Spring Showcase

2018 Apr 27

Jazz on the Plaza with Harvard Jazz Bands, directed by Yosvany Terry, with guest jazz guitarist David Gilmore

7:30pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza Tent

Gilmore
Guitarist David Gilmore will join Harvard Jazz Bands, led by Yosvany Terry, for a magical evening concert 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 27 under the tent on the Science Center Plaza. The event is free and open to the public. All (and all ages) are welcome. Come early and enjoy the food trucks on the Plaza. Find out more about ARTS FIRST (April 26-29) -- Harvard's annual celebration of student and faculty creativity. 

David Gilmore has performed and recorded with many of today’s most influential artists including Wayne Shorter, Steve Coleman, Christian McBride, Cassandra Wilson, Dave Douglas, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Randy Brecker, Lenny White, Stanley Clarke, Sam Rivers and many others. His latest release, Transitions (2017 Criss Cross Records) was one of Downbeat Magazine’s top CDs of 2017. He was also voted into the both the Critic’s Poll and Reader’s Poll of 2017.

Gilmore’s playing has been compared to guitarists as diverse as George Benson and Jimi Hendrix. Gilmore has been the recipient of numerous grants, including two Chamber Music of America, New Jazz Works Composer Grants, and nominated for the prestigious Doris Duke Artist Award. Committed to an improvisational approach that reflects a global awareness, he conducts master classes around the world, and is a professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston.... Read more about Jazz on the Plaza with Harvard Jazz Bands, directed by Yosvany Terry, with guest jazz guitarist David Gilmore

2018 Apr 27

Pianist André Watts to perform Beethoven with Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra

5:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

André Watts
Pianist André Watts will perform with the HRO on April 27 in Sanders Theatre. Photo: David Bazemore
A concert featuring pianist André Watts, with the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, conducted by Federico Cortese.

Presented by: Office for the Arts as part of the ARTS FIRST festival (April 26-29)

Admission: Free and open to the public. Tickets available at 3:30 pm at the door on April 27.

Legendary pianist and professor of music André Watts is the recipient of the 2018 Luise Vosgerchian Teaching Award, Harvard’s highest music award recognizing an outstanding educator. Watts will receive the award during a free concert and ceremony 5:30 p.m. April 27 at Sanders Theatre, where he will perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major (Emperor Concerto) with the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra under the director of Federico Cortese, senior lecturer on music at Harvard University.... Read more about Pianist André Watts to perform Beethoven with Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra

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