Posts Tagged ‘Pigott Theater’

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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The Crucible

Salem, Massachusetts, 1692: a small, devout town is thrown into chaos with accusations of witchcraft and spiritual possession. Arthur Miller’s explosive account of the famous Salem witch trials caused a sensation with its parallels to the Communist scares of the 1950s, and remains one of his most enduring classics. Approximate duration: 2.25 hours Performances: Thursday,…

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