Theatre professor's book focuses on three imaginative performances: the Nature Theater of Oklahoma’s 2009 production of “Romeo and Juliet,” Punchdrunk Theatre’s wordless “Macbeth," Sleep No More,” and Michael Almereyda's 2000 film, “Hamlet.”
Barnard’s department of theatre and downtown company New Georges present an original, contemporary riff on Hamlet.
The Tony-nominated musical Violet was written by Barnard alumna and award-winning composer Jeanine Tesori '83. The play, starring Sutton Foster, opened to much acclaim. Read a Barnard Magazine profile of Tesori, whose other work includes the scores of Thoroughly Modern Millie and Caroline, or Change. Violet runs through August 10.
At Barnard, students study the performing arts intellectually and critically, while immersing themselves in practice on campus and in the wider world of New York City.
The Barnard theatre department presents playwright and filmmaker Rainer Werner’s Katzelmacher, a provocative vision of a contemporary anti-theatre.
Hilan Warshaw's one-hour documentary examines the conflicting attitudes toward Jews held by the German opera composer, Richard Wagner.