Gavin Witt Takes on Shakespeare in Translation Project

Peabody Humanities faculty member Gavin Witt, Director of Dramaturgy at Center Stage, recently returned from a national convening of artists and scholars launching the ambitious and controversial PlayOn! Project, as covered by the New York Times. Witt joins playwright (and Center Stage Artistic Director) Kwame Kwei-Armah on the team commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival […]

David Smooke Releases “Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Deaths”

Faculty artist David Smooke (MM ’95, Composition) released a CD titled Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Deaths under New Focus records. The titled work was recorded by the Peabody Wind Ensemble, directed by Harlan D. Parker, with Dr. Smooke on toy piano. The piece Some Details of Hell featured the Lunar Ensemble, conducted by Gemma New […]