Category: 2019-20 Season

2019-20 Season Theatre
10 Questions with Winston Smith from 1984
Friday, October 11, 2019
By Jordan Howard For 70 years, George Orwell’s uneasily prescient novel 1984 has both unmoored readers from recognizable... [Read More]
2019-20 Season Theatre
10 Questions You’ve Always Wanted To Ask Odysseus
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
By Kristen Day What does it take to be a hero? According to Homer's classic work, The Odyssey, it takes more than just... [Read More]
2019-20 Season Broadway
How Diversity Has Shaped 20 Years of RENT
Friday, October 4, 2019
On April 29, 1996, a musical opened on Broadway that looked and sounded unlike anything that had come before it. It told... [Read More]
2019-20 Season Music
Convos Q&A with Margo Price
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Purdue Convocations is elated to kick off our 2019-2020 season with country songstress, Margo Price this Thursday in Loeb... [Read More]
2019-20 Season Jazz Music
Harlem 100: Artists that Steered the Harlem Renaissance
The Harlem Renaissance introduced America to a new style of music, dance and a way of life. It represented expression for... [Read More]
2019-20 Season Theatre
Watch Eric Carle Re-Create The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Eric Carle is known the world over for his whimsical storytelling, simplistic style, and colorful approach to everything.... [Read More]
2019-20 Season Theatre
5 Questions (Mostly About Puppets) With The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s Jonathan Rockefeller
Here's how Eric Carle's beloved characters come to life off-Broadway. With over 75 puppets in its stable,... [Read More]
2019-20 Season Music
7 Novalima Songs to Keep You Dancing All Week
Friday, September 13, 2019
Have you ever been to Peru? What about a dancefloor? Thanks to the eight-member Afro-Peruvian folk ensemble, Novalima, we're... [Read More]
2019-20 Season Music
This Is How The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet Channels Its Inner Romero
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Joaquin Rodrigo wrote Concierto Andaluz in 1967 for the Romero Quartet, an ensemble that's known as the "The Royal Family... [Read More]
2019-20 Season Theatre
Nassim: Explore Themes of Language, Race and Gender through Total Improvisation
Imagine entering a theatre and the only set items on stage are a microphone and a sealed envelope with the actor’s name... [Read More]