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Haunt events around town this weekend
Community, Edge, Food, Movies, Theater, Travel

Haunt events around town this weekend

With most of us Canes just emerging from the terror of midterm season, Halloween sneaks up before we know it! Haven’t been able to concoct any plans? Never fear! The Miami Hurricane has you covered. Here are some local events you won’t want to miss: DeathScribe Miami For a frightful night at the theatre, check out DeathScribe:…

Raunchy puppet show draws big laughs in ‘Hand to God’
Edge, Reviews, Theater

Raunchy puppet show draws big laughs in ‘Hand to God’

Few things seem more wholesome and family-friendly than a church-sponsored puppetry group. But throw in a mid-life crisis, raging lust and a touch of possibly satanic possession, and this good, clean fun turns demonically dirty. “Hand to God” is a dark comedy by Robert Askins. It had two successful off-Broadway productions before finally transferring to…

Hecht Studio Theatre to show unconventional vampire story ‘Cuddles’
Community, Edge, Theater

Hecht Studio Theatre to show unconventional vampire story ‘Cuddles’

Forget everything you thought you knew about vampire stories. “Cuddles,” the chilling play running in the Hecht Studio Theatre this weekend, is an entirely different breed. Directed by theatre professor Bruce Miller and starring BFA Musical Theatre seniors Hollis Williams and Annabelle Shea, “Cuddles” is one of the most daring shows produced in the Studio…

Theatre group raises awareness of sexual assault, college drinking culture
Community, Edge, Theater

Theatre group raises awareness of sexual assault, college drinking culture

Sometimes it’s difficult to do the right thing. While performing “Dorm,” a collaboration between UM’s theatre department and student outreach group Counseling Outreach Peer Education (COPE), cast members portrayed a potential off-stage sexual assault situation. In this skit, Lisa, a girl who had gotten too drunk at a party, stumbles into her room with a…

Weekend Watch 9/22: Bystander Intervention, Battioke 2016, ‘¿Qué Pasa, USA?,’ Fashion Happy Hour
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Weekend Watch 9/22: Bystander Intervention, Battioke 2016, ‘¿Qué Pasa, USA?,’ Fashion Happy Hour

DORM Theater in Action: Bystander Intervention A collaboration between the UM Department of Theatre Arts and COPE (Counseling Outreach Peer Education), this performance depicts an off-stage sexual assault. The actors play bystanders who discuss what they should do in the situation, and audience members are encouraged to intervene if they wish. After the performance, Peer Educators…

Musical features political satire fit for election season
Community, Edge, Theater

Musical features political satire fit for election season

In an election cycle like this one, Americans might forget that dysfunctional politics is a national tradition. The theatre department reminds audiences of the timeless absurdity of running for office with its first fall production, award-winning musical “Of Thee I Sing.” “It’s about the political circus that goes around election time,” director David Williams said….

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