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The Marriage of Figaro

February 14, 2014

Banned in its time for its shocking denunciation of aristocratic privilege, The Marriage of Figaro is infamous for helping to inspire the French Revolution. In November, Michael Olich, associate professor of theatre, directed a contemporary adaptation of the play, which treated audiences to a colorful portrayal of the characters’ whirlwind of lies, mistaken identities, and shifting power dynamics.

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