Posts Tagged ‘Memorial Auditorium’

First Night, Twelfth Night

Earlier this week the Stanford community commemorated the 75th anniversary of Memorial Auditorium with a performance in Pigott Theater of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, which was the first-night production on August 20, 1937, in what was then called Memorial Hall. We can thank the plumbers for bringing Twelfth Night back to MemAud. To quote from the evening’s program, “it…

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Ram’s Head Theatrical Society Presents Spring Awakening: A New Musical

Book + Lyrics by Steven Sater Music by Duncan Sheik Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening is a rock musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s 1891 expressionist play about the trials and tribulations, and the exhilaration of the teen years. Spring Awakening takes its inspiration from one of literature’s most controversial masterpieces…

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