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All content by Emma Hernando

Agitprop Art Activates Audiences

April 5, 2018
Agitprop combines art and activism to stir art consumers to rise up.
Columbia MFA Directing Candidate Nana Dakin reimagines Shakespeares Richard III with an all-female cast.

All-Female Cast Breathes Relevancy Into ‘Richard III’

April 2, 2018
Columbia University reimagines William Shakespeare's "Richard III" with all-female cast.
First-year Halle Kaufax modeling a windbreaker for the Unitiques store.

Shop Sustainably at Student-Run Online Store

March 7, 2018
Want to own cool clothing but don't want to spend a lot of money? Have a couple of clothing items you want to sell? Check out Unitiques.
Poster for Tisch Drama’s new musical ‘Times Square’ playing at Abe Burrows Theatre through March 3.

Tisch Drama Premieres New Musical ‘Times Square’

February 26, 2018
Tisch's original musical "Times Square" tells the story of the great white way before it became the theme park we know of today.
Studio 3 of the Experimental Theater Wing is one of many studios at Tisch School of the Arts.

Breaking Down the Tisch Drama Studios

February 20, 2018
What makes the Tisch acting studios so special? Well, freshmen took time out of their long studio days to enlighten WSN.
 Deloris Van Cartier (Desiree Murphy) laments to her back-up dancers Michelle (Anika Braganza) and Tina (Emily Janes) about her dreams of stardom and fame in Fabulous, Baby!

Steinhardt Brings Soul to ‘Sister Act’

February 6, 2018
Steinhardt brought the 1992 film "Sister Act" to life, this past weekend, with sequin-covered habits and a performance comparable to the most spirited of church services.
Behind the Scenes of Viral Content

Behind the Scenes of Viral Content

November 13, 2017

How much thought did you put into the last thing you retweeted, shared or direct messaged? Odds are that in the split second between seeing content and sharing it, you didn’t...

“Little Shop of Horrors” presented by Tisch New Theatre was playing from Oc.31 to Nov.5 at SoHo Playhouse.

Tisch New Theatre Presents a New Approach

November 7, 2017
Tisch New Theatre's 10th Anniversary production of Little Shop of Horrors provides both a high quality production for the audience while still offering a space for students to make mistakes and learn.
Tisch New Theatre’s most recent production was Little Shop of Horrors, telling the story of Seymour and an alien plant.

Finding Humanity in the Horrors

November 6, 2017
"Little Shop of Horrors" by Tisch New Theatre is a funny, honest retelling of the cult classic.
The great Greek tragedy is retold with the main character reimagined as a Latino man in prison, hoping to realize his dreams.

“Oedipus El Rey:” Classical Tragedy Turned Current Event

October 11, 2017
"Oedipus El Rey" puts a 21st century spin on a classic tale.

1984 on Broadway provides a theatrical experience like nothing else. The play is shocking and uncomfortable, but also timely and necessary.

Big Brother on Broadway

September 18, 2017
The play adaptation of George Orwell's classic "1984" is nothing less than what you'd expect: harrowing and absolutely relevant.