‘Bull in a China Shop’

‘Bull in a China Shop’

As longtime president of Mount Holyoke College, Mary Woolley helped to transform university education for women in the United States. In a new production of “Bull in a China Shop,” the Performing Arts Department will explore Woolley’s groundbreaking career and her decades-long relationship with Jeannette Marks, chair of Mount Holyoke’s English department.
WashU and Sheldon welcome DakhaBrakha

WashU and Sheldon welcome DakhaBrakha

For much of the last decade, DakhaBrakha has been sounding alarms at the rising tide of political violence. On Wednesday, April 13, these global ambassadors for Ukrainian culture will visit St. Louis for two appearances co-sponsored by The Sheldon and Washington University.
PAD presents ‘Rent’ March 3-6

PAD presents ‘Rent’ March 3-6

Things are hard. Sickness rages. Money is tight and the landlord’s mad. The stage is set for “Rent,” Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning rock musical about young artists struggling to survive in New York’s East Village.
Performance and Modernity

Performance and Modernity

Enacting Change on the Globalizing Stage

How do ideas take shape? How do concepts emerge into form? This book argues that they take shape quite literally in the human body, often appearing on stage in new styles of performance. Focusing on the historical period of modernity, “Performance and Modernity: Enacting Change on the Globalizing Stage” demonstrates how the unforeseen impact of […]
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