A Comically Thrilling ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’

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“Dead Man’s Cell Phone” followed a curious and caring woman as she interjected herself into the life of a dead man. Northeastern University Department of Theatre’s production of “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” directed by Jonathan Carr, was humorous, romantic and full of twists. Jean, played by Eva Friedman, found herself irritated with the ring of...continue reading




NU Theatre Department’s Laugh-out-loud Production of ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

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As soon as the audience entered the house, there were delighted gasps and chuckles prompted by the desk-chairs lined up in the risers. That was only the beginning of Northeastern University Theatre Department’s commitment to bringing the audience back to middle school through “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” directed by Scott Edmiston, chair...continue reading




The Heidi Chronicles, A Fresh Look At The Feminist Movement

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“The Heidi Chronicles” is a reflection of the turmoil of the women’s movement and the idea of having it all, as seen through one woman’s eyes. Playwright Wendy Wasserstein was called the “female voice of her generation” by the Voice of America, and her Pulitzer prize-winning drama, The Heidi Chronicles, lived up to its reputation...continue reading




How to Be Funny, According to NU & Improv’d

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So, you want to be funny? It can be tough being funny on your own, so NU & Improv’d has provided some nifty tips to help you achieve your maximum laugh potential. Step 1: Listening The key to improv is listening and building on those around you. Pay attention to your surroundings and be inspired...continue reading




Hedwig and the Angry Inch

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There is really nothing like the experience of going into a theater knowing absolutely nothing about a musical, and then having all of your nonexistent expectations exceeded. That was my experience with the show Hedwig and the Angry Inch in one sentence. I was fortunate enough to win lottery tickets to the show, and all...continue reading