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BLACKstage’s ‘Ragtime’ reverberates with hope and strife

“Make Them Hear You,” sings the chorus of the newly-revived BLACKstage production of the musical “Ragtime.” In this musically rich, thought-provoking production, the voices of BLACKstage are heard loud and clear as their wonderfully melodic harmonies crescendo and sharpen to share the pain and strife inherent within the stories of desolate and disenfranchised Americans. These…

Ram’s Head Theatrical Society’s ‘Wild Party’ brings out the party animal in us all

Reeling in last year’s success with the rock musical, “Rent,” Ram’s Head Theatrical Society took on yet another difficult and risqué production: “The Wild Party.” This year, exchanging rock ballads for ragtime show tunes, Ram’s Head proved once again the versatility of Stanford’s premier performers and technicians. Set in the concrete jungle of New York City, “The…

Theater review: Great timing for ‘Gaieties of Future Past’

A malfunctioning time machine and an unrealized tour guide dream give birth to yet another not-so-genius evil plot to destroy Stanford University in Ram’s Head’s 2016 production of “Gaieties.” While this plot may appear to be disastrous for Stanford University, and for Gaieties, this is the tried-and-true method for a successful production. This year’s “Gaieties…