Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
By Alex Brandfonbrener '23
October 5, 2022
Amherst’s newest theater group, Ghostlight, premiered their “Triple Feature” this week. Managing Arts and Living Editor Alex Brandfonbrener ’23 discusses the trio of student productions, which each featured original scripts and casts.
September 14, 2022
Amherst’s newest student-run theater group, Ghostlight, is currently preparing for their first production, a “Triple Feature” later this month. Managing Arts and Living Editor Alex Brandfonbrener ’23 sits down with Matt Vitelli ’24 to discuss the founding and future of the group.
By Ross Kilpatrick '24E
April 20, 2022
Ross Kilpatrick ’24E reviews Green Room’s “The Flick,” a play he describes as “a love letter to film.” Written by Annie Baker, the play won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2014.
By Joe Sweeney '25
Remember the Green Room Ten Minute Play Festival earlier this month? Joe Sweeney ’25 pokes fun at the festival, reviewing a fictitious seventh play which he deems unwatchable.
By Olivia Lynch '25
April 13, 2022
Mattea Denney’s ʼ22 senior thesis was a reproduction of Jason Robert Brown’s musical “The Last Five Years.” Olivia Lynch ʼ25 reviews the play, which featured unconventional storytelling and a talented cast.
By Theo Hamilton '23
April 6, 2022
The Amherst College Green Room put on its annual Ten Minute Play Festival this weekend. Senior Managing Editor Theo Hamilton ʼ23 summarizes the short and punchy sketches.
By Madeline Lawson '25
March 30, 2022
Alistair Edwards’ ’22 senior thesis in Theater and Dance, “Boundless,” is a radio play that premiered on March 25 and 26. Managing Arts and Living Editor Madeline Lawson ’25 walks through the production and Edwards’ thesis process.
February 9, 2022
Sebastian Son’s ’22 senior thesis in music composition, “Reasons to Leave,” integrated original musical pieces with strong theatrical performances. Managing Arts & Living Editor Alex Brandfonbrener ’23 explores the one-night production and Son’s creative process.
By Tapti Sen '25
October 27, 2021
Emma Ratshin '22E's senior thesis "Bad Jews" was performed last weekend, providing a provocative and dark examination of family, religious identity, and community. Assistant opinion editor Tapti Sen '25 breaks down the play and its brilliantly difficult characters.