"Sliver of a Full Moon" is a powerful reenactment of the historical congressional reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in 2013: a movement that restored the authority of tribal governments to prosecute non-Native abusers who assault and abuse Native women on tribal lands. The staged reading first documents the legal and jurisdictional issues raised in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision in Oliphant v. Suquamish Indian Tribe that left Native women and children at a higher risk of domestic violence than any other group in the United States. The reenactment then follows the bipartisan legislative battle to reauthorize VAWA with a provision that would protect Native women and children from violence. Sliver of a Full Moon is a portrayal of resistance and celebration.... Read more about An Evening of Performance and Politics: Sliver of a Full Moon
When Olive and G.R., two scientists studying extraterrestrial life, get the chance to travel thirteen light-years to another planet, it seems like their dream job. Or it would be, if they didn’t have to babysit the C-list celebrities filming a reality TV show in their research station. After two weeks, they’re trapped, running out of food, water, air, patience, and opportunities to slip in product placement for zero-g tampons. Will reality TV producer Bryan Seacrest (no relation) be stranded? Is a rhetorical question an easy way to build suspense? Do they die at the end? (Don’t we all?)... Read more about Another Sky (matinee)
Conversation: Friday, October 30, 2015 | 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Free; Lunch provided. RSVP required. Open to the Harvard community. Presented by: Center for Public Leadership – Harvard Kennedy School
Celebrated American director of theater, opera, and film Julie Taymor discusses her portfolio of work, from the production of her first Tony-award-winning musical, The Lion King, to her most recent stage production starring Anne Hathaway, Grounded. In conversation with Deborah Borda, HKS Hauser Leader-in-Residence and President of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Ms. Taymor discusses her leadership trajectory, with a focus on the risks, rewards, and challenges of leading in the arts.... Read more about The Creative Class: A Conversation with Julie Taymor
Thinking about a career in acting, but have no idea how to break in? Do you need an agent? Should you begin in NYC, LA, somewhere else? Should you get an M.F.A.? If so, when? Join us for this virtual program with alumni actors Matt Bohrer ’10, SAG/AFTRA, AEA (Masters of Sex, Grey’s Anatomy, House of Lies, General Hospital) and Rachel Flynn ’09 (Heathers the Musical) and learn strategies for breaking into this highly competitive field.... Read more about Acting: Breaking into Acting for Film, TV, and Stage
Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club Tickets: Full Price:$12,00; Students: $8.00; Harvard ID: Free (1 ticket per ID) How to get tickets:The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
Featuring 8 doors, 4 plates of sardines, and 3 love affairs, Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors, their director, and their stage management rehearsing a ridiculous 70's British sex farce called Nothing's On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an...