Tag: reimagined

  • BLACKstage adds more magic to a reimagined ‘Cinderella’

    Tick-tock-tick-tock, DINNNNG! The clock strikes 12. A glass slipper tumbles down the staircase: click-clack-click. A voice from the palace calls, “Stop that woman!” Suddenly, where there was once a carriage stands a smashed pumpkin, and a woman who once wore a beautiful blue gown is now dressed in rags. Last weekend BLACKstage brought Memorial Auditorium…

  • 19th century classic, reimagined: Morality meets generational divide in ‘Mrs. Warren’

    The Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) department once again pushed the boundaries of theater with a thought-provoking production of “Mrs. Warren’s Profession” last weekend.  Director and TAPS Assistant Professor Michael Rau’s modern adaptation of “Mrs. Warren’s Profession,” written in 1893, provided a fresh perspective on the play’s complex mother-daughter relationship. In the play, Vivie Warren…