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Carol Lee (left) and Carl Sun (right) at a rehearsal
Photo courtesy of Felicity Audet

'Sister Mok-rahn' elevates artists of East Asian descent through story of North Korean defector

The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Theater will present the first full English-language production of “Sister Mok-rahn,” a critically acclaimed contemporary Korean play written by Eunsung Kim and translated by Dayoung Jeong. The production is the senior thesis project of Jenny Kim ’20, who provided dramaturgy, lighting design, and set design, while Carol Lee ’20 plays the title character, Jo Mok-rahn.

THE PROSPECT | February 13

Tiger Confessions' fantastic evolution towards live performance

Spann said she was open to holding future evenings of live Tiger Confessions, so long as the demand is there for it. I, for one, would be very excited to see where these ideas lead, as “Tiger Confessions: An Evening of Song and Dramatic Reading” was a wonderful way to blow off some steam at the end of a week of classes and enjoy the start of the weekend.

THE PROSPECT | 10/15/2019

Photo Credit: Andreas Praefcke / Wikimedia Commons

Princeton conservator Bart Devolder shares a vision for the Art Museum

On May 2, Princeton University Art Museum’s conservator, Bart J.C. Devolder, delivered this year’s Friends Annual Mary Pitcairn Keating Lecture: “A New Day for Art Conservation at the Art Museum.” During his talk, Devolder outlined the past, present, and future of conservation at the museum, shedding light on his own role in this trajectory.

THE PROSPECT | 05/09/2019

Yoruba Richen’s “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom” lacks an Oscar but preserves a history

Richen’s work is informative, personal, and poignant, bringing home the importance of remembering the “Green Book,“ the history that made it necessary, and the black-owned businesses it showcased. And maybe it doesn’t have an Oscar, but it preserves a history that the actual award winner uses as little more than a title and a decoration in the passenger seat. 

THE PROSPECT | 04/10/2019

Source: Lewis Center for the Arts

Review: Student production of “The Odyssey” bursts the orange bubble

Juggling, belly dancing, stepping, saxophone playing, and puppetry all came together at the Berlind Theatre this past weekend in a lively production of “The Odyssey” — a musical adaptation of Homer’s famous epic poem. The production, Victoria Davidjohn ’19 and Annabel Barry’s ’19 theater thesis, completed a four-show run with sold-out performances and over 40 Princeton students sharing the stage.

THE PROSPECT | 03/28/2019