April 5-15, 2012

Posts by jgh12@duke.edu



My name is Thaddeus Clayde, and I’m a resident of Harlem, in New York City, New York. Work is hard, and life often harder, but I can’t imagine a better place for a Black man to call his home. I’m surrounded by a community more vibrant than any I’ve ever heard of; I wouldn’t believe […]



In our discussion of the merits and meanings of Ragtime and musical theater in general, we talked about some of the ways that theater is beneficial to individual and society. From this discussion, an idea that has been in my mind for some time now is the potential that musical theater has to ease audiences […]

How Fortunate She ...

How Fortunate She Was

That I’m part of the large scale production of Ragtime still hasn’t quite hit me yet; likely because I’m preparing for another opening in less than two weeks, and as a second semester senior, also trying to piece together the rest of my life. But when confronted with the fact during read through, the reality […]