Emily Ehret

Associate Arts Editor


Come to the "Fun Home": Victory Gardens Delivers the Family Tragicomic

A new production of the critically acclaimed Broadway musical had a smashing premiere in Lincoln Park.


October 2, 2017

LEAR: A Perfect Storm of Tragedy and Deceit

The latest adaptation of "King Lear" delivered bold thrills on the backdrop of a dystopian future.


May 29, 2017

Court's "Harvey" Mixes Giant Rabbits and Psychiatrists

The Court Theatre's current production is a crowd-pleasing comedy, but there's a giant white rabbit in the room, and it's an outdated stance on mental health.


May 22, 2017

Childhood, Revisited: "A Wrinkle in Time" Adaptation Delights

Fourth-year Corson Barnard’s Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) B.A. performance of "A Wrinkle in Time," was a charming musical rendition of the eponymous, beloved children's novel.


April 24, 2017

That’s So South Asian: 30 Years of Channeling Diversity

The 30th annual South Asian Students Association (SASA) show filled Mandel Hall on Saturday with vibrant colors and choreography.



April 3, 2017

"A Wonder in My Soul" Has Big Heart and Bigger Hair

The play, set in the moments before President Obama’s 2008 election, zooms in on a very personal account of the interconnected lives of several black women.


February 23, 2017

The Core Gone Wild: Marx, Shakespeare, and Chekhov Unite for Weekend of Workshops

UT's Weekend of Workshops proves that good things come in threes.


February 6, 2017

Court’s "Blues" Provides a Window Into a Renaissance

Laughter, identity, and tragedy take center stage in Court Theatre's "Blues for an Alabama Sky."


January 23, 2017

"Electra"fying Performance at the Court Theatre

Court Theatre’s "Electra" is stunning, thought-provoking, and accessible even to those not well-versed in Greek tragedy.


November 21, 2016

Porchlight’s Rich Portrait of “The Heights” & Home

Porchlight's lively production of "In the Heights" at Stage 773 ignites a dialogue on cultural identity.


November 17, 2016