Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Brilliant online film archives for cinema lovers

By Sarah Gamard

January 26, 2015

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Movies, Scrolling Headlines, Technology, Theatre

Excitement often abounds at the start of a new year, but usually not for film. With the Oscars and Golden Globes wrapping up 2014’s cinematic success, the film industry tends to hit a low point in the late winter. The most laudable films of the year have come and gone, and so h...

The Martha Graham Dance Company gives traditional, yet innovative and strong performance

By Erica Weiss

November 24, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Fine Arts, Scrolling Headlines, Theatre

Dance enthusiasts and community members alike celebrated the Martha Graham Dance Company’s diverse program of company classics and new works at the Fine Arts Center last Tuesday. As stated in the show’s program, the Martha...

Halloween Special Issue

Halloween Special Issue

October 30, 2014

Branagh’s ‘Macbeth’ leaves something to be desired

By Yoshi Makishima

October 22, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Theatre

“Macbeth” is being shown at Amherst Cinema through National Theater Live, a service that streams taped plays performed by London’s National Theater to the United States. Though the recordings lack the immediacy and exhilarating unpredictability of a live show, the NT Live broadcasts allow these amazing performances...

The interplay of theater and film

By Griffin Lyons

October 1, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Movies, Theatre

Theater and film are separate but intimately related forms of art. Theater is a type of live performance that has existed in one form or another for thousands of years across many different cultures. Film, the recorded pe...

UMass theater department delivers a hit with “Fools for Love”

By Jessica Troland

November 13, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Theatre

A woman sits on a bed staring into nothingness. Across the room, a man sits in a chair off to the right, elbows on his knees, staring at her. The woman, May, is a small-framed brunette with big brown eyes. The man is Eddie, a tall dark haired countr...

Theatre Guild players talk “Night Music”

By Justin Surgent

April 13, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Theatre

Waltzing their way in and out of love, actors take to the tent in the University of Massachusetts Theatre Guild’s production of “A Little Night Music.” The show premiered yesterday and runs until Saturday. The audience is given a vi...