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In the Heights

Featured Gnomies: Isabel Mendia ’18, Eva Branson ‘18, Cara Washington ‘18, Sara Speller ’19

The winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical, In the Heights tells the hopeful story of the tight-knit community of Washington Heights— first generation college students, hairdressers, bodega owners and more— as they navigate the changing landscape of their neighborhood and the summer heat. A collaboration between Pulitzer prize winners Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes, In the Heights joyously celebrates Latinx heritage, immigrant identities, and black and brown city life.

See them perform: Feb 22, 23, and 24 at 8:00pm and Feb 24 at 2:00pm in the Morse Stiles Crescent

Men on Boats

Featured Gnomies: Lydia Buonomano ’20, Nurit Chinn ’20, Aliaksandra Tucha ’20, Noah Parnes ‘21

Written by Jaclyn Backhaus and featuring a cast of all female and gender non-conforming actors, Men on Boats tells the true(ish) adventure tale of ten dedicated explorers on a 1869 expedition to chart the Colorado River. Under the guidance of the one-armed Captain Powell, our explorers set their sights on new ground and fight for their lives, determined not to leave anyone behind. Comically self-aware, Men on Boats is an energetic and empowering romp that questions the way we present our shared history.

See them perform: Feb 22, 23, and 24 at 8:00pm and Feb 24 at 2:00pm in the University Theatre

Oleanna

Featured Gnomies: Karina Xie ‘19

A student asks how to learn. A professor knows not how to teach. Nobody listens. And the silence becomes deafening. Join us in this very timely exploration of toxic power structures in higher education.

See them perform: Feb 22, 23, and 24 at 8:00pm in the Hopper Cabaret

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