The Mushening

Last Sunday, I caught the closing performance of the Princeton University Player’s The Mushening, an original comedy musical written by Ed Horan and Nate Perlmeter and directed by Asher Muldoon. It was half YA fiction parody and half college satire, and all incredibly enjoyable! The jokes had a wonderful specificity – I never saw the end… Continue reading The Mushening

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Martha Graham Dance Company

I was lucky enough to get to help organize this trip to the Joyce Theater in NYC and share my love of Martha Graham dance with my fellow Collective members. It was a great experience all around. Here are my thoughts on a few of the dances we saw! Diversion of Angels I love pretty… Continue reading Martha Graham Dance Company

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Theatre Intime’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Theatre Intime’s interpretation of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing opened to the sound of swing jazz. It was great to see the creative work of fellow Lemons and enjoy a classic story reimagined in a post-World War I setting. While not typically a Shakespeare fan, I found the more modern setting, twenties-era clothes, and… Continue reading Theatre Intime’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

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A retreat to the Catskills

Cassy James: The maple trees stirred. A wind from the east. Rain which had collected on the leaves overnight dripped down, catching in my hair, cold against my skin. With numbed fingers, I typed out the first few lines of a poem: Queen Anne’s lace / White stitching atop green stalks / How could I… Continue reading A retreat to the Catskills

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Manuscript Illumination

A few weeks ago, I did not know what an illuminated manuscript referred to. Perhaps a shadow box, or something with candles? I was very excited to find out that it involves laying metal leaf, and that I would have the opportunity to do this with other Lemons. We first reviewed some examples and photos… Continue reading Manuscript Illumination

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Renaissance Faire

This was my first time attending the ren faire and it was incredibly fun! It was really interesting to be able to see the world that people had created at the faire. All of the buildings in the faire as well as the costumes that the employees and visitors were wearing really created the atmosphere… Continue reading Renaissance Faire

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