“That is incredibly affirming and rewarding because I get to look into the eyes of someone who is also struggling and tell them that it gets easier and it also gets harder,” said Benincasa “I just want to provide whatever answers and help I can.”
Founded in 2012, the New Majority Theatre aims to “produce works which tell a previously untold story, with an emphasis on cultural oppression,” according to the mission statement on its Facebook page. Last year, the troupe put on a production of Hamlet set during the Mexican-American War.
Blake Campell tackles the question on all WLP's minds: MFA or NYC?
Emerson nonfiction prof. Douglass Whynott on his latest book, The Sugar Season, centered around New England's lucrative maple syrup industry.
Music columnist Nina Corcoran thinks music critiques have become to laxed lately. And believes reviewers must change.
This past Sunday, the Bright Family Screening Room played home to the 14th Annual College Film Festival.
This past Sunday, comedian Marlon Wayans visited Emerson College to dole out advice on showbiz and life in general.
Tonight, acclaimed documentarian Barbara Kopple screens her latest film, Running From Crazy. The film focuses on the lives of Ernest Hemingway's family members.
This past Tuesday night, Emerson College announced that Daniel Beaty will be the latest artist-in-residence. Beaty will be with the college for three years on a $350,000 grant.
Jasper Yeo praises the latest Muppet installment "Muppets Most Wanted" over the previous chapter, the much more critically acclaimed "The Muppets."
A group of freshmen, led by Dan Goldberg, create their own comedy troupe at Emerson entitled Derbyn and the Drakefish.
Literary columnist Blake Campbell offers a case for the importance of not just reading poetry, but hearing it.
Sophomore Austin Dodge created and hosts his own absurd web series entitled Show.
Bright Lights hosted a screening of the new made-for-TV documentary Whitey Bulger: The Making of a Monster.
Music columnist Nina Corcoran takes on the flaws of the Academy Awards nomination process for Best Original Song.