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Famed director Peter Brooks to bring 'The Suit' to Power Center

BY NICK WILLIAMS

Over his 71-year career, Brooks has done everything from directing for the Royal Shakespeare Company in London, with set designs from Salvador Dali, to staging Richard Strauss’ Salome, to most recently working with Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris.

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Student theater production has 'legs'

BY REBECCA GODWIN

While the show may touch seniors as they prepare to depart from the University, many will find the show to be a comical and wildly entertaining tale.

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SMT&D bringing 'Hay Fever' to University

BY GRACE PROSNIEWSKI

So whether you’re interested in caustic wit akin to that of the “Algonquin Round Table,” or perhaps something more in a satiric comedy of manners, “Hay Fever” has it all and can maybe even teach you a little something about humor.

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'Compagnie Käfig' draws inspiration from France to Brazil

BY GILLIAN JAKAB

Compagnie Käfig is sharing two pieces with us here in Ann Arbor as part of UMS’s winter season. The combinations of these dance and movement traditions from around the world, paired with core human themes, create something beyond identification.

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'Radiance of Tomorrow' a brutally honest depiction of wartime

Sarah Crichton Books

BY KATHLEEN DAVIS

Even though disaster strikes again and again, Beah’s characters maintain a strength that may twist and fluctuate, but never ceases to exist. As the title suggests, Imperi’s residents are constantly looking towards a better future.

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Anna Sadovskaya: Why the books are better

BY ANNA SADOVSKAYA

Watch the movie, eating buttery popcorn and sharing in a moment that, unlike the isolation of reading, brings you together with the people around you — and then go home to your copy, and re-read your favorite scenes, reveling in the show being staged in your mind.

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A2CT to perform Tony Award-winning 'next to normal'

BY GRACE PROSNIEWSKI

The musical follows the lives of the Goodmans, a typical suburban family trying to keep things together while the mother struggles with worsening bipolar disorder. The musical also deals with issues such as suicide, grieving and the failures of modern psychiatry.

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