Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

To be or not to be a real person

By Allie Connell

October 23, 2012

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

Being a theater major often presents you with the question: what am I doing with my life? Whether this question comes from your parents or your roommate who is majoring in chemical engineering or even from yourself, you are constantly...

“Unruly Mujeres” praises lives of Spanish nuns

By Alissa Mesibov

September 22, 2010

Filed under Archives

Catherine the Great, Molly Pitcher, and Joan of Arc are names of famous women who defied the expectations of their gender and rose to greatness. What about all of the other women who did the same, but whose names have been lost...

Cirque Dreams Illumination: a performance of urban fantasy

By Lindsay Orlov

February 9, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Fine Arts, Music, Theatre

A visually stunning hybrid between a Broadway musical and a traditional circus show, Cirque Dreams Illumination came to the University of Massachusetts’ Mullins Center stage for a two-hour performance on Sunday night, leaving...

Mark Morris dance group to take stage at UMass

By Andrew Cogan

February 1, 2010

Filed under Theatre

The Mark Morris Dance Group, an internationally acclaimed dance company is coming to the University of Massachusetts tonight to perform its innovative blend of live music and modern dance. Formed in 1980, the group performed...

Top 10 cinematic sensations seen on the big screen this year

By Nora Drapalski

December 8, 2009

Filed under Movies

Charged with the task of sifting through the plotless horror tales and cringing chick flicks, we have unearthed the top 10 best movies of 2009 from beneath the piles of … bad stuff. Imagery and originality battled it out, narrowing...