Hasty Pudding Theatricals

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals (short: Pudding ) is a student theater company ( founded in 1795 ) at Harvard University, known for its burlesque musicals and for its status as the oldest theater in college organization in the United States. Run by students on self-written and - composed musicals, nearly reach the professional status.

The pudding had its first opening on 13 December 1844 bombast Furioso. Every year a new production was put on the legs, with two exceptions, during the First and the Second World War. Former members of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals were Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, JP Morgan, Oliver Wendell Holmes, William Randolph Hearst, Jack Lemmon, Alan Jay Lerner, Andy Borowitz and William Weld. Furthermore, although only men are allowed ( female roles are played by men ) women take part in the productions as authors, composers, orchestra and as administrative assistants. Every spring holds the Theatricals a five-week performance phase in Cambridge, Massachusetts, now and then travels to New York City and Bermuda. The production of 2008 Fable Attraction.

The name comes from a traditional British dish, the Hasty Pudding. This is a kind of porridge made ​​of cornmeal with molasses, honey and other ingredients. Hasty 's his name because he is cheap and fast. In all of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals banquets at dinner this dessert is traditionally served.

Graduates of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals make it often at the top of the theater world as writers, directors and actors in theater, film and television.

The Company is serving its annual selection of famous actors as Woman of the Year (since 1951) and Man of the Year ( since 1967 ) are known.

Man and Woman of the Year