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Two people face each other on a stage with a bathtub and covered in purple light.

Forging Hope in ‘Flight of a Legless Bird’ by Ethan Luk ’24

Staff writer for the Prospect Emma Cinocca reviews the recent play of “Flight of a Legless Bird,” which “ends where it began” and sees the emergence of hope through one’s art.

Staff writer for the Prospect Emma Cinocca reviews the recent play of “Flight of a Legless Bird,” which “ends where it began” and sees the emergence of hope through one’s art.

THE PROSPECT | April 15

Five people on a stage performing under spotlights. Three people stand around a stool and two other people are sitting at a table.

Princeton South Asian Theatrics redeems Glasgow Willy Wonka experience

As the “nation’s first South Asian college theater group,” Princeton South Asian Theatrics was able to comment on the South Asian American experience through the lens of comedy. Nonsensical humor added elements of unpredictability and absurdity to the play, creating a unique experience enjoyed by the performers and the audience alike.

As the “nation’s first South Asian college theater group,” Princeton South Asian Theatrics was able to comment on the South Asian American experience through the lens of comedy. Nonsensical humor added elements of unpredictability and absurdity to the play, creating a unique experience enjoyed by the performers and the audience alike.

THE PROSPECT | April 9

Group of dancers in a white space wearing black shirts.

Trenton Arts at Princeton ‘taps’ into local creative community

Princeton’s SMArts program is a part of the larger Trenton Arts at Princeton program, which connects Princeton students with Trenton High School students that bond over a shared love of the arts.

Princeton’s SMArts program is a part of the larger Trenton Arts at Princeton program, which connects Princeton students with Trenton High School students that bond over a shared love of the arts.

THE PROSPECT | April 4

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MET review of ‘La Forza del Destino’: A modern take on a traditional opera

“It was admirable seeing the incorporation of new stage technologies with long-time operas, providing fresh interpretations and contexts for modern audiences. Still, I believe that the opera singing should always remain center stage.”

“It was admirable seeing the incorporation of new stage technologies with long-time operas, providing fresh interpretations and contexts for modern audiences. Still, I believe that the opera singing should always remain center stage.”

THE PROSPECT | April 3

A group of NAACHO dancers performing onstage.

Naacho’s supernatural South Asian fusion sees full house in Richardson

From bright costumes to blood-pumping beats, Naacho’s performance “Shastra: The Rise of Chaos” blended South Asian and American culture in a captivating way. Showcasing the community of Naacho’s company and the depth of their technique, the performance was not one to be missed.

From bright costumes to blood-pumping beats, Naacho’s performance “Shastra: The Rise of Chaos” blended South Asian and American culture in a captivating way. Showcasing the community of Naacho’s company and the depth of their technique, the performance was not one to be missed.

THE PROSPECT | April 3

The setup of the exhibition, with wooden benches surrounding the scanner in the center. There are scans projected onto a wall behind the benches.

‘The Commons presents ⍰⍰⍰’: a tribute to the art of community spaces

Contributing writer for the Prospect Audrey Zeng details a recent senior thesis exhibition from the visual arts program, which she describes as an art that "is not just something to look at, but something to interact with and be a part of."

Contributing writer for the Prospect Audrey Zeng details a recent senior thesis exhibition from the visual arts program, which she describes as an art that "is not just something to look at, but something to interact with and be a part of."

THE PROSPECT | April 1

An assortment of ceramic mugs, bowls, and containers on a wooden shelf by a window.

Princeton’s ceramics studio spins clay into creativity and community

The Ceramics Studio, which once existed in the now demolished Frist College, once again returned in the spring of 2023 upon the opening of New College West. The ‘Prince’ spoke to members involved in the ceramics community.

The Ceramics Studio, which once existed in the now demolished Frist College, once again returned in the spring of 2023 upon the opening of New College West. The ‘Prince’ spoke to members involved in the ceramics community.

THE PROSPECT | March 27

An aerial view of an orchestra on stage under a spotlight.

Sinfonia transforms Richardson into an opera house with ‘A Night at the Opera’

“The musicians showcased not only their outstanding musical mastery, but their ability to connect to the emotional nuances of the composition, creating a transcendent musical experience, and transforming Richardson Auditorium into an opera house."

“The musicians showcased not only their outstanding musical mastery, but their ability to connect to the emotional nuances of the composition, creating a transcendent musical experience, and transforming Richardson Auditorium into an opera house."

THE PROSPECT | February 26