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REVIEW: Migraaaants is not a dark comedy. And that’s okay. 

From the very beginning of playwright Matei Visniec and director Siavash Shabanpour’s Migraaaants, the show's narrator is domineeringly captivating.

By Eleanor Yuneun Park / Jan 21, 2024
iPhoto caption: “It comes as a great shock… that the flag to which you have pledged allegiance, along with everybody else, has not pledged allegiance to you. It comes as a great shock to discover that Gary Cooper killing off the Indians, when you were rooting for Gary Cooper, that the Indians were you.”

Settlers and Indians

It was summer of 1982, and my parents had enrolled me in Camp Cabot, a day camp run by the St. John’s YMCA. Every morning I, along with the sixty...

By Bageshree Vaze / Jul 16, 2021
iPhoto caption: For Colored Girls. Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann.

The Play That Made Me Love the Theatre

I remembered each poem so intimately, so clearly, it was as if the play had etched itself into my heart and my brain ten years earlier; as if I had never put the script down since first touching it.

By Mumbi Tindyebwa / May 19, 2017

The Flip Side: Brexit Sucks for the Arts, Too

It happened. The UK is leaving the EU. Britain has left the building.

By Hannah Antaki / Jun 26, 2016