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The WECB studio in the basement of the Ansin Building in March, 2017.

WECB announces (Sandy) Alex G for concert series

March 1, 2018

Indie-rock singer-songwriter (Sandy) Alex G will perform in the Cabaret on Thursday, March 15 for a free concert. Only Emerson students will have access to the event, which is hosted by WECB Live. Pennsylvanian...

Annie Krivit and her band will open for (Sandy) Alex G on March 15. Photo courtesy of Annie Krivit

Student band brings funk and fun to Emerson stage

March 1, 2018

Last semester, junior performing arts major Annie Krivit watched sophomore Claire Foley’s band Ultra Chapelle open for Frankie Cosmos at a free concert hosted by WECB Live. “I was like, ‘I...

Color conscious casting shakes up the classics

Color conscious casting shakes up the classics

March 8, 2017

Student-run theater at Emerson has begun to make new strides toward inclusion. Emerson Shakespeare Society, whose mission is to produce works of theater based on classical texts, began the spring semester...

Elma Lewis Center asks “What America Will Be”

Elma Lewis Center asks “What America Will Be”

November 16, 2016

In 1935, Langston Hughes composed the poem “Let America Be America Again.” The piece openly criticizes imperialism, settler colonialism, capitalism, and white supremacy in America, yet still maintains...

Becket Comes to Life at Robert J. Orchard Stage

Becket Comes to Life at Robert J. Orchard Stage

October 26, 2016

At the newly named Robert J. Orchard Stage (formerly the Paramount Mainstage), audience members were confronted with a striking image: a “rope drawing,” composed of eight thin, white ropes forming...

ArtsEmerson opens new season with opera trilogy

ArtsEmerson opens new season with opera trilogy

September 21, 2016

Hanging around backstage at the Cutler Majestic Theatre on Saturday, one could not help but hear, “Happy Ouroboros Day!” on the lips of the cast and crew. This proved to be more than an inside joke;...

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