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Shayna Toh ’20 began writing “Firefly in the Light,” a pop-rock musical, when she was 17 years old.  Toh previously shared the musical with audiences in New York and Singapore.

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‘Firefly in the Light’ depicts youth’s search for fame

March 13, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Production Workshop presented “Firefly in the Light” last weekend, an earnest pop-rock musical composed, directed and written by Shayna Toh ’20 that probes “the many competing life options which await every young and older person,” according to the show’s website.

Erin Malimban ’19 played the role of Brutus in the production  “Julius Caesar: Femmes, Romans, Countrywomxn,” which ran from Feb. 9 to Feb. 12 in the Production Workshop’s Downspace.

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PW’s ‘Julius Caesar’ showcases femme perspective

February 12, 2018 3 comments

Production Workshop’s imagining of “Julius Caesar” exudes power — evident from the play’s very description.

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‘3C2C’ show features student-directed plays

October 24, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Lights come on to spotlight a masked individual, clad in all black.

Director Shade Au ’19 presented an otherwise minimalist set by writing out the show’s quirky and comedic scene titles on the backdrop wall.

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PW’s ‘Melancholy Play’ reframes reflective sadness

October 17, 2017 Comments are Disabled

“Melancholy Play: A Contemporary Farce,” Production Workshop’s new play, is anything but what its name implies.

Audience members were given nametags as they entered the Downspace, signifying that they were included in the sisterhood featured in the play.

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Production Workshop presents ‘5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche’

September 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Five saucy, self-described “widows” are living in an idyllic, patriarchal 1950s suburban world, and boy are they “dealing with it.”

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Diversity initiatives make strides in comedy scene

March 1, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Noelle Austin ’18 made her Brown stand-up debut Tuesday night, but finding a space where she felt comfortable performing was not easy.

‘The Flick’ picks up after the credits roll

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‘The Flick’ picks up after the credits roll

April 12, 2016 Comments are Disabled

I still remember my most unusual — and potentially most embarrassing — Halloween costume.

PW’s UpFest features range of performances, workshops

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PW’s UpFest features range of performances, workshops

March 22, 2016 Comments are Disabled

UpFest, a new festival hosted by the Production Workshop, provides student groups and individuals a platform to showcase their work.

Ezra Dulit-Greenberg ’18 plays Laura’s love interest Daniel in “Tallgrass Gothic.”  Emily Garrison ’16.5 wrote the music for and directed the Production Workshop play opening this weekend. The play’s costumes, music and lighting combine for a religious overtone.

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Production Workshop’s ‘Tallgrass Gothic’ wrestles with faith, desire

March 11, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Written by Melanie Marnich and directed by Emily Garrison ’16.5, Production Workshop’s “Tallgrass Gothic” stuns with scandal and regimented religion.