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Music to Her Ears

The Tony-nominated musical Violet was written by Barnard alumna and award-winning composer Jeanine Tesori '83. The play, starring Sutton Foster, opened to much acclaim. Read a Barnard Magazine profile of Tesori, whose other work includes the scores of Thoroughly Modern Millie and Caroline, or Change. Violet runs through August 10.

Performing Arts at Barnard

At Barnard, students study the performing arts intellectually and critically, while immersing themselves in practice on campus and in the wider world of New York City.


Written by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Directed by Gisela Cardenas
Thursday, November 21-Saturday, November 23, 2013
3 PM (Saturday), 8 PM
Minor Latham Playhouse, 118 Milbank Hall

The Barnard theatre department presents playwright and filmmaker Rainer Werner’s Katzelmacher, a provocative vision of a contemporary anti-theatre.

Wagner's Jews

Screening and Panel Discussion
Sunday, September 22, 2013
4 PM
Event Oval

Hilan Warshaw's one-hour documentary examines the conflicting attitudes toward Jews held by the German opera composer, Richard Wagner.

Barnard Sets the Stage for a Creative Life

Lauren Graham '88 talks with Anna Quindlen '74 and Barnard Magazine about writing and acting.

Poetry Slam

For four days in April, the campus sprang to life with the sound of spoken-word poetry, as hundreds of performers converged at Barnard for the annual College Union Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI).

Marking 20 Years of Africana Studies

“There’s been a dramatic transformation,” says Professor Tina Campt. “There’s been the transformation of going from nothing to something.” She’s talking about the Africana Studies Program, which she directs—and which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.


Senior Thesis Festival II

Solo performances and readings of new plays
Friday, May 3 - Saturday, May 4, 2013
8 PM Friday, 3, 4 & 6 PM Saturday
Minor Latham Playhouse, 118 Milbank Hall

Seniors present new plays in staged readings for the thesis in playwriting.