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Vol. LXV, No. 9
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
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BLIND DATE BLUES: Andrew (Max Rosmarin) and Waverly (Taylor Mallory), on September 12, 2001, struggle to make sense of a new world and to bridge the gap that divides them in Theatre Intime’s production of Craig Wright’s “Recent Tragic Events,” playing for one more weekend at the Hamilton Murray Theater on the Princeton University campus.

Intime Stages “Recent Tragic Events,” Set on Day After 9/11: Philosophy, Despair, Surprises and Humor — on a Blind Date

—Donald Gilpin

It’s September 12, 2001, the day after the World Trade Center tragedy. Andrew arrives at Waverly’s apartment for a blind date. Andrew (Max Rosmarin) and Waverly (Taylor Mallory) are both in their early 30s, Minneapolis residents. She works in an ad agency. He runs a book store at the airport.

Richardson Chamber Players Brings 19th Century Vienna to Princeton

Nancy Plum

For Sunday afternoon’s concert, the Richardson Chamber Players revived a little known and long since gone musical form of entertainment. In early 19th century Vienna, a common evening activity was to gather friends together to pursue reading, sharing their creative works, or other artistic activities, all to the accompaniment of Franz Schubert. With more than enough repertory to choose from (including over 600 Lieder alone), Schubert was an immensely popular composer whose lyrical melodies became the basis for the Viennese “Schubertiade.” The Richardson Chamber Players re-enacted this unusual essence of Vienna in Richardson Auditorium with a presentation of four Schubert songs and one extended chamber work, all performed by Princeton music faculty members. Successfully giving the audience the feeling of dropping by someone’s private home, Sunday afternoon’s concert was both educational and highly entertaining.

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