“Man of La Mancha” is the adventurous story of a man on the brink of madness. To outsiders he may seem insane or even out of his mind, but to Sancho and Dulcinea, he is perfectly sane, seeing the beauty in life instead of the pain. This story “Don Quixote de la Mancha,” written by … Continue reading Review: The Qui to Happiness
Last night I went to the 5th annual Yoni Ki Baat multicultural monologue show. This production showcases the talent of writers around campus that send in their work AND the performers of the Yoni Ki Baat group. The show focuses on woman empowerment, sexual liberation, cultural diversity, domestic violence, fighting false stereotypes, and the spectrum … Continue reading Review: Yoni Ki Breathtaking
That’s right, the epic (and musical) tale of Don Quixote is coming to the University of Michigan thanks to the student run musical theatre company, MUSKET. “Man of La Mancha,” the musical reproduction of Cervantes’ famous novel “Don Quixote,” is a classic and has won 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Together with the cast … Continue reading Preview: Man of La Mancha? Don Right!
Next Week, “Uncle Vanya” will be performed under the auspices of UMS (more on this to come). It is a tricky and complex plot that baffles a lot of people. So getting to know its writer, Anton Chekhov, might help in our comprehension or at least make us accept the difficulty of the plot for what … Continue reading Preview: Who is Anton Chekhov?
It is always interesting when two art forms come together. It is quite something else when three forms come together- sculpture, dance and poetry! In ANGIKA, the extremely exquisite and well-thought out details of sculptures in India help derive the style of dance for today’s performance. In India, the temples are not only places of … Continue reading Preview: “Angika:Sculpture & the Dancing Body” @ UMMA today
What beautiful weather we have been having! No longer does the sun disassociate its twin functions of producing heat and light and to feel the lovely sunshine while you lay under the cerulean blue skies -it just makes you feel so alive! Well , you can experience that same feeling of warmth and joy when … Continue reading Preview: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Today!