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The Marlbrook Chamber Players explored connection in their latest performance. Photo courtesy of The Columns

Marlbrook Chamber Players present “Obsessions”

Members of the chamber trio reflect on 20 years of connection through musical performance
Darnell Pelzer Jr
December 11, 2023
Adam Chin, ‘24, Stella Adamopoulos, ‘27, and Arun Ghosh, ‘26, dance in nude stockings for a “Speech and Debate” scene.

‘Speech and Debate’ tackles identity, community and scandal with dark comedy

The play is Lenfest Director Robert Mish’s last production at Washington and Lee University
Faith Chang
November 6, 2023
Stage set at the Keller Theatre before “Odyssey.”

The Acting Company brings a fresh take on Homer’s Odyssey to W&L’s Keller Theatre

The all-female cast told the classical story through a lens of migrants
Veronika Kolosova
October 23, 2023
The upcoming season at Lenfest will feature many exciting new shows.

Lenfest Center for the Arts is ready for the new season

Highlights of the diverse lineup for 2023-24 academic year
Veronika Kolosova
September 26, 2023
Lechner’s “The Way We Were” represents conceptions of Earth’s culture. Photo by Catherine McKean, ’24

Amanda Lechner explores social and scientific connection in ‘Terra Ignota: Land Unknown’

Lechner’s paintings explore subjects “beyond the range of human understanding”
Catherine McKean, A&L Editor
December 14, 2022
The Johnson Theater stage transformed into the Hispaniola for “Treasure Island.” Photo courtesy of the Washington and Lee Facebook page

‘Treasure Island’ takes W&L on a swashbuckling adventure

W&L’s stage adaptation of the childhood classic was a success for the theater department
Veronika Kolosova, Staff Writer
December 14, 2022
“Thumbelina” showed at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Feb. 12. Photo by Annalisa Waddick, ’23.

“Thumbelina” brings storytelling to life

Kamishibai adaptation tells a story of friendship, agency, and one very tiny girl
Annalisa Waddick
February 15, 2022
Salaam signs copies of his most recent book “Better, Not Bitter: Living on Purpose in the Pursuit of Racial Justice” while meeting students, faculty and community members who attended his talk. Photo by Grace Mamon, ’22

Yusef Salaam calls for more political participation to end systemic racism

Salaam spoke about his unjust conviction as part of the Central Park Five and his refusal to give into the narratives police and media had defined for him
Luke Fountain
February 1, 2022

Holiday Pops concert aims to spread hope and the holiday spirit

Five Washington and Lee ensembles come together for two nights to perform classic holiday songs and give back to the community
Bri Hatch
December 14, 2021

Ending Lenfest’s Anniversary Season

An Israel-based vocal ensemble performs in W&L's Keller Theatre
Laura Wang
May 4, 2016
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Pirates of Penzance replaces the Mikado

Last-minute change replaces The Mikado with The Pirates of Penzance
Ashley Faulkner
September 28, 2015
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