Posts Tagged ‘Stanford Classics in Theater’

Gender-swapped play takes on the ‘men’s rights’ movement

Stanford graduate students in classics translate and adapt an ancient Greek play to lampoon a modern political movement.

It’s a summer day in Sonoma Valley’s Bohemian Grove, where the country’s most powerful men gather to cavort, perform mysterious rituals and cement their social and political power. This year, however, they have a different agenda: whether to bar women from comedy and from voting. This is the premise of Men’s Rites: An Alt-Comedy, which…

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SCIT presents Euripides’ Cyclops

A spectacle of song and dance meets a hipster-riff on an old Classic with Brooklyn flair and skinny jeans. We’re doing it before it gets cool…

Otis and Us of Ithaca, New York, are like any old band touring the Williamsburg circuit. They’re tearing up stages, bagging chicks, and rolling their own fair-trade tobacco cigarettes all while keeping to a strict locavore, vegan, paleo-diet. Worn and exhausted from their most recent conquests at Coachella, the merry band of brooding hipsters gets…

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