Annabelle Woodward is a senior staff writer for the Arts and Culture section of The Brown Daily Herald and a former Managing Editor for Post- Magazine, the Herald's weekly literary insert. She is concentrating in English and Nonfiction Writing and hails from Richmond, Virginia — "the Portland of the South."

Articles by Annabelle Woodward (32)

Tony Estrella (left) and Marianna Bassham (right) acted in a play with scenes of unrequited love, unlikely alliances and lots of existential turmoil. The play closes Feb. 18.

Arts & Culture

Gamm theater’s take on “Uncle Vanya” disappoints Chekhov enthusiasts

February 1, 2018 0 comments

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre’s performance of Anton Chekhov’s play “Uncle Vanya” failed to do justice to the biting satirical realism for which its author is so well-known. The play is directed by accomplished Chekhov translator Curt Columbus, the award-winning mind behind the local Trinity Repertory Company.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe brings healthy options to Thayer Street

Arts & Culture

Tropical Smoothie Cafe brings healthy options to Thayer Street

January 24, 2018 0 comments

Catering to just about every frozen fruit fantasy under the sun, Tropical Smoothie Cafe opened in the once-vacant lot above the Soban Korean Eatery on Thayer Street on Jan. 14.

The Low Anthem embraces unconventional recording and performing methods as their new album takes nautical inspiration, with tracks taking place under and around the sea.

Arts & Culture

The Low Anthem releases new album

January 24, 2018 0 comments

The Low Anthem, an eminent Providence-based indie folk act, is slated to release their fifth LP, “The Salt Doll Went to Measure the Depth of the Sea” Feb. 23.

Arts audiences mostly white, non-first gen

Arts & Culture

Arts audiences mostly white, non-first gen

December 7, 2017 0 comments

With students’ eyes focused on the performers on stage, the audience is sometimes forgotten.

Arts & Culture

BUGS’ ‘Pippin’ carves out its own ‘corner of the sky’

November 26, 2017 0 comments

Brown University Gilbert and Sullivan, a student-led theater group, produced a jazzy, intimate take on the acclaimed Broadway musical “Pippin.”

Arts & Culture

Contemplative studies hosts public poetry reading

November 6, 2017 0 comments

Last Friday night, the Contemplative Studies Department hosted its first-ever public poetry reading in Smith-Buonanno Hall.

News, Science & Research

U. members help build autism therapy program

November 2, 2017 0 comments

So long as it receives sufficient funding, the program will start this February and run for 12 weeks.

Donnie Senna, the Capoeira Club’s instructor, splits his time working with a professional group in Warwick and the University’s club.

Arts & Culture

Club teaches self-defense, acrobatics, dance

October 24, 2017 0 comments

Thursday night, the Brown Capoeira Club held an open practice in hopes of attracting new members and showcasing their craft to the Brown community.

Arts & Culture

‘Skeleton Crew’ shows struggles of American family

October 18, 2017 0 comments

This past Saturday, Trinity Repertory Company’s production of the off-Broadway comedy-drama “Skeleton Crew” captivated audiences.

Pamela Z suspends crowd with cross-platform performance

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Pamela Z suspends crowd with cross-platform performance

October 2, 2017 0 comments

Pamela Z — and yes, that is her real last name —is known for her multilayered compositions that fuse eerie, futuristic audio with spoken word and film.