A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Shakespeare scholar Marjorie Garber collaborated on a fall freshman seminar titled “Theater and Magic.”
Caleb Thompson collaborated with Emmy-winning screenwriter Loring Mandel to bring the 2001 TV film “Conspiracy” to Harvard.
It is the 50th anniversary of “Dead Birds,” the groundbreaking documentary of a Stone Age tribe that survived into the 20th century. Its creator was Robert Gardner, longtime director of the Film Study Center.
Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee took part in a wide-ranging Harvard discussion about his work, his collaborations, and his future plans.
Avant-garde visual artist Robert Wilson delivered a talk at the Graduate School of Design, and jarred his audience into new imaginative spaces.
From a world premiere musical about U.S. aid work in Africa to a girl struggling to cope with her dysfunctional family, the American Repertory Theater’s lineup for this season revolves around the theme of justice.
The Harvard Department of Music and the Office for the Arts at Harvard are pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Robert Brown as Blodgett ...
Award-winning director Bill Rauch ’84 has returned to Harvard to present the play “All the Way,” a powerful examination of President Lyndon B. Johnson, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., and the critical events leading up to the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1964. The show will open the American Repertory Theater’s season.
Actor Matt Damon, former Harvard College student and winner of the 2013 Harvard Arts Medal, talks of his time on campus, his lifelong desire to be an actor, and how a College playwriting course assignment later turned into the Academy Award-winning screenplay for "Good Will Hunting."
This summer, dance students are learning how to swing, tango, salsa, and waltz, thanks to classes offered by Harvard Ballroom, a nonprofit, student-run dance organization that offers social dance classes throughout the year.
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To mark the 100th birthday of screen legend Burt Lancaster, the Harvard Film archive launches a retrospective that samples his decades of great movies.
High school students grapple with national issues by collaborating about Civil War themes to develop a new type of theater experience.
In a summer retrospective, the Harvard Film Archive is presenting all of Alfred Hitchcock’s feature films and nine of his silent movies. Starting July 11, the series runs through Sept. 28.
A Harvard summer film series explores the tick and tock of time, and time travel too. Upcoming films include "Run Lola Run" on July 16, "Memento" on July 30, and "Primer" on Aug. 13. All films are shown at 7 p.m., Science Center Lecture Hall C.
A new summer film series on journalism opens with a documentary that asks: Will print, and original news reporting, survive the digital avalanche? "Meet John Doe," presented by James Geary, Nieman ’12, will be shown July 9.
In a question-and-answer session on Monday, A.R.T. director Diane Paulus discussed her revival of the musical “Pippin,” which won four top honors at the Tony Awards.
Diane Paulus, artistic director at the American Repertory Theater (ART), took home the coveted Tony Award for best direction of a musical for her restaging of the musical “Pippin.”
A new work at the American Repertory Theater, developed by members of the A.R.T. Institute and part of the four-year National Civil War Project, explores the story of escaped slave Anthony Burns and the work of the Boston abolitionists.
When artistic director Diane Paulus gave the classic “Pippin” a facelift for 2013-13 lineup of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), people took notice. Now “Pippin” has been nominated for 10 Tony Awards, including best director of a musical for Paulus.
Actors Matt Damon and John Lithgow met at Sanders Theatre on Thursday for a spirited conversation that kicked off Harvard’s annual Arts First celebration.