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Theater

Senior studio projects reimagine theater

Ann BasuRAISE YOUR VOICE: Holden Turner ’21 and Jae-Min Yoo ’19 perform in a workshop performance of “Puberty II.” Beginning this week, the Department of Theater and Dance will present a selection of senior studio projects in Memorial Hall’s Wish Theater and in other spaces across campus.

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‘Love and Information’ is a play for the modern age

Ann BasuTHERE'S AN APP FOR THAT: Aziza Janmohahed ’19, Daniel Viellieu ’19, Uriel Lopez-Serrano ’20, Anu Asaolu ’19, Cyril Miller ’18, Chase Tomberlin ’20 Watching “Love and Information” feels a lot like scrolling through your Twitter feed—which you might be, if you happen to sit in the “Tweet Seat” section.

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Green Day meets modern day in ‘American Idiot’

Ann Basu This weekend in Wish Theater, Masque and Gown will present ‘‘American Idiot,” a rock opera brimming with youthful angst and frustration. Based on the Green Day concept album of the same name, the show includes several of the band’s most beloved songs—including the title track “American Idiot,” as well as “Boulevard of Broken Dreams” and “21 Guns”—and weaves them into a story in which three central characters confront relationships, drug use and their own social and political disillusionment in a bleak, post-September 11 American landscape.

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‘The Poets and the Assassin’ spotlights Iranian women

PJ SeelertDAUGHTERS OF IRAN: Bates student Gabriella Shpilsky performs in “The Poets and the Assassin—Daughters of Iran” on Thursday. The play, written by Reza Jalali, tells the stories of Iranian and Muslim women. Despite their centuries-long battle for human rights, the stories of Iranian and Muslim women have traditionally been overlooked in American society.

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One-day play returns to stage

Most theater productions take weeks, or even months, to rehearse before the curtain rises on opening night. The same is typically true on the Bowdoin stage. But not this Saturday night. At 7 p.m. tomorrow, Masque & Gown actors will perform original plays that were written, directed and rehearsed in only 24 hours.

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