Actor Neil Patrick Harris comes to Harvard as Hasty Pudding’s Man of the Year.
Dame Helen Mirren visited Harvard as the Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year.
Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals has announced Academy Award-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren is its 2014 Woman of the Year.
2012-13 was a year of inventions and ascensions, elections and projections, digitizing and prioritizing. The University also launched HarvardX, the wildly popular web learning platform.
Actress Marion Cotillard came to Cambridge to receive her Hasty Pudding award as the 2013 Woman of the Year.
Claire Danes, who has won back-to-back Golden Globe awards as Best Actress, can now add another trophy to her collection, the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Pudding Pot, which she received today following a Harvard tour, parade, and traditional roast.
The Hasty Pudding Theatricals has named Jason Segel as its 2012 Man of the Year.
It snowed on Julianne Moore’s parade, but the acclaimed actress and 2011 Woman of the Year didn’t let weather stop her from visiting Harvard for a tour, a roast, and the coveted Pudding Pot on Thursday (Jan. 27).
Looking dapper under the bright lights of New College Theatre, Hasty Pudding’s Man of the Year Justin Timberlake took his roast like a man, like only a sexy man can: In pink heels and a platinum blonde wig.
Erich Segal, the author of the Harvard-based novel “Love Story” and who once taught classics at the University, died of a heart attack on Jan. 17. He was 72.
On this day in 1795, 21 Harvard students gathered in a dorm room and formed a secret social club to cultivate "friendship and patriotism." Members agreed to take turns providing a pot of hasty pudding for the meetings. Thus did the Hasty Pudding Club, the nation's oldest dramatic institution, get its name…
As Commencement closes another chapter of the Harvard story, here is a brief backward glance at highlights of the year that was.
For the sixth year in a row, the Hasty Pudding Theatricals presented a check for $10,000 to the Cambridge Public Schools (CPS) for the promotion of arts education. Since its inception in 2002, the Hasty Pudding Theatricals Fund for Cultural Enrichment has subsidized tickets for thousands of Cambridge students to attend theatrical performances, cultural events, and museum exhibitions. To date, Hasty Pudding has donated more than $70,000.
On the most superstitious day of the year, James Franco got lucky. With his roguish grin and trademark James Dean looks, the actor appeared stunned but happy during his Friday the 13th roast as Hasty Pudding Theatricals' Man of the Year, rubbing his Pudding Pot and declaring, "Now I've made it."
Academy Award-winning actress Renée Zellweger proves she is worthy of the shiny Pudding Pot that comes with being named the Woman of the Year by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
“You had me at ‘Renée!’” Renée Zellweger and James Franco have been chosen as the 2009 Hasty Pudding Woman and Man of the Year.
Late this morning (June 3), Adam Goldenberg ’08 — in a fashionable bow tie and flowing academic robes — joined a long line of gowned seniors in the shade of trees outside Harvard Hall. A few months before, the Vancouver, B.C., social studies concentrator had dressed a little differently (in pink tights and a yellow Bo Peep dress) to entertain Hasty Pudding’s Man of the Year Christopher Walken.
Actor Chistopher Walken walked the walk through Harvard Yard Friday afternoon (Feb. 15), touring campus with a guide from Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
Actor, dancer, writer, and Academy Award winner Christopher Walken — best known for his big-screen roles as edgy villains — went to pot on Friday (Feb. 15), Hasty Pudding-style.
A feisty Charlize Theron proved a match for her kidders at this year’s Woman of the Year award ceremony as the tall, slender, striking blonde gave as good as she got during the annual roast by Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals.
This year’s choices for the Hasty Pudding Man and Woman of the Year awards join the stellar company of a constellation of talent that includes Ella Fitzgerald, Katharine Hepburn, Jack Lemmon, and Mikhail Baryshnikov. The 2008 recipients of the coveted honor are Christopher Walken and Charlize Theron.
Harvard Trademark Program launches new site The Harvard Trademark Program has announced the launch of its new Web site,http://www.trademark.harvard.edu.
When you graduate from a University that counts dozens of U.S. presidents and Supreme Court justices — and hundreds of distinguished scholars, scientists, and Nobel Prize winners — among its alumni, it is easy, even for the most accomplished and talented, to slip through the cracks into obscurity. One such alumnus whose reputation has fallen victim to time and fashion is the painter Washington Allston, perhaps the most famous Harvard graduate you’ve never heard of.
Harvard President Drew Faust was about to cut the giant ribbon stretched across the stage of the New College Theatre when a shrill voice called out from the back of the audience:
The dusty old grand dame of Harvard theater has gotten a new lease on life, and what was once known as the Hasty Pudding Theatre has been reborn as the New College Theatre, a state-of-the-art facility boasting the latest in technology, ambience, and creature comforts.
Harvard’s newest space dedicated to the performing arts, the New College Theatre — formerly the site of the Hasty Pudding Theatre, located at 10-12 Holyoke St. — will open this fall under the auspices of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and managed by the Office for the Arts at Harvard (OFA).
In three decades of acting, Ben Stiller admits that he's had some challenging roles. "'There's Something About Mary.' There were some tough scenes in there," he told a very young questioner at Harvard tonight (Feb. 23). "Don't see it, though."
The producers of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals, Evan Eachus '08 and Scott Wilmore '08, will present Man of the Year honoree Ben Stiller with his Pudding Pot on Friday (Feb. 23) at 8:10 p.m. in the Zero Arrow Street Theatre, prior to the start of the opening night performance of "The Tent Commandments." The theater is serving as the temporary home for the theatrical group while its Holyoke Street location undergoes major renovations.
A wind chill in the low single digits and streets that resembled the Greenland ice sheet could not keep this year's Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year parade from being one of the most festive and raucous in recent memory.
In Harvard Yard just before noon today (Feb. 15), there was ice, slush, wind, a 2-degree wind chill - and there was Scarlett Johansson.
The Hasty Pudding Theatricals of Harvard University has announced that Ben Stiller and Scarlett Johansson are the recipients of the 2007 Man and Woman of the Year awards.