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TAW presents upbeat twist on Shakespeare classic

Brian Harward staff writer With hip-hop currently trending on Broadway, led by the wildly popular “Hamilton,” Theater Arts Workshop’s (TAW) performance of the rap-heavy “Bomb-Itty of Errors” is a timely twist on Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors.” Although rap-influenced musicals are extremely popular now, the concept of using hip-hop in musicals is nothing new. “‘Hamilton’ was […]

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“The Servant of Two Masters” primed to bring improv and hilarity to theatre

Max Yera co-editor-in-chief  The Theatre Arts Workshop (TAW) will open its first of four productions of “The Servant of Two Masters” tonight at 7 p.m. The play, an 18th century Italian comedy, follows Truffaldino as he agrees to serve two masters and, in doing so, becomes immersed in a tale of confusion and mayhem. Florindo Aretusi, […]

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Star Trek mixed with Shakespeare: “Pericles” brings new sense of adventure

Max Yera co-editor-in-chief The Theater Arts Workshop (TAW) concluded their first production of the year this past Saturday with the final performance of “Pericles.” The show was a Star Trek adaptation of the Shakespearean play, a combination which created a notably unique experience for both actors and audiences. “‘Pericles’ was certainly a unique choice for […]

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BEVY Awards rewards theater students

Lauren Hannani staff writer The BEVY Awards, an annual award ceremony for Theater Arts Workshop (TAW) students, took place in the Salter Theater last Friday, May 13, to reward student- actors for their hard work and dedication to the year’s plays. Some prestigious awards of the night included TAW Member of the Year, which was […]

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Hilarity of ‘Fuddy Meers’ begins tonight

Max Yera staff writer The Theatre Arts Workshop (TAW) will premiere its second fall play “Fuddy Meers” tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the Salter Family Theater in what will be the first of three previews. “Fuddy Meers” is a dark comedy that follows the abduction of an amnesiac named Claire as she encounters various amusing […]

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A ‘Twisted’ Show

Karen Shilyan, business manager Students of Theatre Arts Workshop, along with director Annie Terry,  are crossing new barriers with the upcoming winter play, “Twisted Myths”. It is composed of original adaptations of popular stories from Greco-Roman mythology. The students crafted each piece from scratch, in conjunction with Terry’s guidance. The adaptations are unique in that […]

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