Saturday, April 22
Update: musician Olivia Lowe (1-1:40 p.m.) has canceled because of illness.
Shop for handmade jewelry, pottery, art and more created by the Brandeis community. Live music by indie fiddler Sophie Wellington (4-4:30 p.m.), presented by the student a cappella group Too Cheap for Instruments. Sponsored by Arts Engagement. Craft Market also takes place on Sunday from noon-5 p.m. in Hassenfeld Conference Center.
The annual Henri Lazarof Chamber Concert continues the Brandeis music department’s mission of hosting professional performances that feature works by contemporary composers. In addition to the premiere of a commissioned work, each concert will feature music of Henri Lazarof and other composers with the same instrumentation.
The first part of this program takes place at 8 p.m. Friday, April 21, in Slosberg Music Center. The world premiere from third annual Henri Lazarof International Commission Prize winner Yotam Haber takes place at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 7, in Slosberg Music Center.
Dress up and celebrate student and alumni filmmakers at this annual screening and awards ceremony sponsored by the student-run Brandeis Television Club. Presented by Emma Stewart '25 and Isabella Seemann '26.
New plays about climate action by Brandeis students, in collaboration with Brooklyn-based creative producers The Parsnip Ship and Business Lunch Productions. The event includes the play readings, a musical performance, and interviews with the playwrights, recorded for The Parsnip Ship's podcast. Sponsored by Arts Engagement with support from the Brandeis Alumni Arts Network and the Brandeis Sustainability Fund.
This take on Shakespeare's most famous tragedy examines religion, misogyny, and political intrigue in a contemporary setting. Produced by the student-run Hold Thy Peace. Directed by Naomi Stephenson '26, assisted by Rachel Shpuntoff '26. Tickets are free for Brandeis ID holders; $5 for general public. Available at the Shapiro Campus Center and Usdan box offices, or online at Brandeis Tickets.
In 1926, radium was a miracle cure, Madame Curie an international celebrity, and luminous watches the latest rage — until the girls who painted them began to fall ill with a mysterious disease. Inspired by a true story, "Radium Girls" traces the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights for her day in court. Produced by the student-run Undergraduate Theater Collective. Directed by Alyssa Allen '24. Brandeis students, please register to attend on Campus Groups. General public, please contact Alyssa Allen at email@example.com.
In this one-act play by Duncan Macmillan, a couple’s relationship evolves as they discuss the idea of having a child during a climate crisis. Produced by the student-run Freeplay Theatre Collective. Featuring Maya Schultz '25 and David Feit Mann '25. Liza Heck '25, director; Mary Bracco '25, assistant director. Repeats on April 23.
Bob Nieske, director. Sponsored by the Department of Music.