The Huntington News

Broadway in Boston’s “Miss Saigon” goes “above and beyond”

Broadway in Boston’s “Miss Saigon” goes “above and beyond”

Deanna Schwartz, deputy campus editor

June 24, 2019

How many musical productions can say they feature a real helicopter hovering over the stage? Broadway in Boston’s “Miss Saigon” can. The thrilling staging, playing at Citizens Bank Opera House through June 30, is part of the show’s national tour, stemming from runs in London and on Broadway....

Boston Calling 2019 concludes with range of performances

Boston Calling 2019 concludes with range of performances

Morgan Lloyd, deputy lifestyle editor

May 28, 2019

All photos by Brian Bae. Boston Calling 2019 drew to a close Sunday with another day of live music and fun at the Harvard Athletic Complex. The final day featured fewer big-name performances than Saturday, but included a long-awaited sendoff from headliner Travis Scott. Scheduled to come on at...

Boston Calling returns for a second day, featuring NU alum

Boston Calling returns for a second day, featuring NU alum

Morgan Lloyd, deputy lifestyle editor

May 27, 2019

All photos by Brian Bae. Attendees from all across New England and beyond returned to the Harvard Athletic Complex for the second day of Boston Calling 2019, the 10th annual edition of the festival. It was a hot day, with temperatures climbing into the 70s, but that didn’t stop the devoted fans ...

Boston Calling kicks off three day festival with big-name performances

Boston Calling kicks off three day festival with big-name performances

Morgan Lloyd, deputy lifestyle editor

May 25, 2019

The 10th annual Boston Calling music festival kicked off with a series of explosive performances Friday night, featuring headliner Twenty One Pilots. The festival, returning to the Harvard Athletic Complex for the second time, featured a packed bill of energetic live music in a variety of genres,...

Review: The Handmaid’s Tale opera delivers in victorious adaptation

Review: The Handmaid’s Tale opera delivers in victorious adaptation

Yunkyo Kim, campus editor

May 13, 2019

The operatic rendition of Margaret Atwood's “The Handmaid’s Tale” religiously adheres to the original text, going as far as staging the show in a basketball gymnasium where the handmaids in the novel slept. It is this meticulous narrative strategy that makes the opera a truly triumphant adaptation ...

Maren Morris celebrates her ascendance while retaining her roots

Maren Morris celebrates her ascendance while retaining her roots

Dylan Shen, news staff

May 12, 2019

“Don’t. Lose. Your. Halo.” Lyrics from “GIRL,” the titular song of Maren Morris’ second studio album, flashed across a screen spanning the entire stage. On cue, spotlights provided an ethereal halo for Morris as she rose from below the stage, clad in neon pink and flaunting glitter-enc...

Q&A: Co-founder of Boston Calling previews 2019 festival

Q&A: Co-founder of Boston Calling previews 2019 festival

Morgan Lloyd, deputy lifestyle editor

May 10, 2019

Boston Calling returns to the Harvard Athletic Complex May 24-26, featuring headliners Twenty One Pilots, Tame Impala and Travis Scott as well as a first-ever appearance by the Boston Ballet. Brian Appel, a co-founder of Boston Calling, spoke about what to expect from this year’s bigger-than-ever ...

Holmes Hall mural brings life to an outdated building

Holmes Hall mural brings life to an outdated building

Lucy Hoffman, news correspondent

April 24, 2019

From murals on the sides of buildings to sculptures on display, Northeastern has incorporated expression and art into many dimensions of campus. Each piece of artwork has a different story to tell — and the same goes for the new mural going up on the first floor of Holmes Hall, which houses the School o...

Hundreds release primal scream as finals approach

Hundreds release primal scream as finals approach

Morgan Lloyd, deputy lifestyle editor

April 19, 2019

It was only the beginning of finals week, and hundreds of Northeastern students may have already reached their breaking point. They gathered on Centennial Common just before midnight for one purpose: to release all their pent-up stress and anxiety in a single primal scream. Thursday night’s “Primal Scream @ NU” ...

NU Stage shifts to an upbeat theme with “Light Up the World”

NU Stage shifts to an upbeat theme with “Light Up the World”

Ali Dusinberre, lifestyle editor

April 17, 2019

Northeastern’s premier student-run musical theatre group NU Stage held the second and final showing of its spring 2019 revue “Light Up the World” Sunday night in Blackman Auditorium. The show broke the group’s trend of darkly-themed productions such as “Cabaret” and “Spring Awakening” by c...

“Booksmart” aims to be the anthem of a generation

“Booksmart” aims to be the anthem of a generation

Juan A. Ramirez, news correspondent

April 17, 2019

As part of a publicity road trip, some of the cast and crew of the upcoming comedy “Booksmart” stopped in Boston last Thursday to speak with college journalists after a special preview screening. The team consisted of director Olivia Wilde, writer Katie Silberman and stars Beanie Feldstein and Kait...

Treble on Huntington brings rock flair to AfterHours

Treble on Huntington brings rock flair to AfterHours

Morgan Lloyd, deputy lifestyle editor

April 17, 2019

Wearing denim, leather, fishnet stockings and Beatles T-shirts, Northeastern a cappella group Treble on Huntington took the stage at AfterHours for “Rockappella,” their end-of-semester showcase, with three other college groups Sunday night. The show was an opportunity for Treble on Huntington to perform ...