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Making a Musical: ‘The Shakespeare Company’

April 10, 2019

Self-taught pianist Carli Freeman, FCLC ’21, and Shannie Rao, FCLC ’22, show the power of what teenagers can do by writing and producing their own musical, "The Shakespeare Company."

The Women Taking Over Broadway

March 3, 2017

By BESSIE RUBINSTEIN Staff Writer To celebrate women’s history month, The Observer is taking a look at all ...

Dave Malloy (left) and Josh Groban (right) answered fan questions and assisted them in the recording process. (MARYANNA ANTOLDI/THE OBSERVER)

A Broadway Dream: Recording “The Great Comet” Cast Album

February 17, 2017

By MARYANNA ANTOLDI Asst. Arts & Culture Co-Editor It isn't every day that you take part in the re...

“The Cherry Orchard” opens on Sept. 15 at the American Airlines Theatre. (ANA FOTA/ THE OBSERVER)

This Fall on Broadway: What You Need to See

August 28, 2016

By ELENA CIOTTA, ANA FOTA AND MORGAN STEWARD Arts & Culture Co-Editors As the curtain closes o...

While innovative forms of opera are increasingly popular, traditional forms are still sought-after at the Metropolitan Opera House. (Isabelle Garreaud/The Observer)

Lifting the Curtain on the Future of Opera

February 13, 2014

By ANDREW MILNE Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published: February 13, 2014 For most, the idea of opera conjures up an image of the wrinkled and rich mas...

Hollywood Studios Learn to Sing and Dance

September 9, 2013

By TYLER MARTINS Asst. Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published: September 9, 2013 What do “Roc...