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What is Frosh Revue?

No matter who you ask, no matter when you ask, no matter how you ask, it will always be abundantly unclear what Frosh Revue actually is, even to the people who are a part of it. It is equal parts cult, theater troupe, dance team, fraternity (but one of the nerdy ones), and spiritual awakening. Also, it was allegedly started at Williams by legendary Stephen Sondheim, class of 1950.

Each year, auditions are held for Frosh Revue, where incoming frosh are given 10 minutes in front of the directors of the group to do absolutely anything they want (like literally, anything). See Legendary Past Auditions for examples.

Approximately 10 freshman are selected to be a part of the group, and they proceed to rehearse almost every single night of the first half of fall semester in order to put on a semi-comedy, semi-improv, semi-dance, semi-propaganda ad for Family Days. They spend so much time together that they basically become family!

The show is described as "a comedic, family-friendly celebration of the Williams first-year experience. Appearing annually since time immemorial, Frosh Revue features ten energetic freshman stars and an hour of zany fun in this traditional fall offering. Tickets required!"

Legendary Past Auditions

In 2018, someone's audition consisted of sitting down in a large beanbag chair, taking their shirt off, opening a packet of dry ramen and eating the entire thing (including the spice pack) without water, and watching vine compilations.

In 2017, someone's audition was an oral presentation of Shark Boy and Lava Girl fan-fiction.

In 2016, someone got some scrambled eggs from Paresky, put them in a bag, brought them to the audition, and threw them at the directors. They were everywhere.

Past Shows

Frosh Revue 2018: The Froshank Redemption

Frosh Revue 2017: The Frosh and the Furious: Williamstown Drift

Frosh Revue 2016: The Frosh Prince of Billsville

Frosh Revue 2015: So You Think You Can Frosh??

One of the posters made to advertise "Frosh Revue 2018: The Froshank Redemption".
The famous Frosh Revue cast of 2018, posing elegantly in their performance-wear and smiling through the sadness of doing their very last performance.

Past Members

Below is an archived list of all Frosh Revue members as far back as we could go.

Class of 2022 Frosh Revue Members

Melvin Lewis

Aliya Klein

Regina Fink

Allyse Pratt

Eva Castagna

Eric Tran

Benjamin Baily

Whit Jackson

Aidan Dunkelberg

Class of 2021 Frosh Revue Members

Madison Onsager

Gabriella Mercier

Onyeka Obi

Bret Hairston

Benjamin Weber

Morgan Nelson

Connor Engel

Samuel Wolf

Benjamin Kitchen

Class of 2020 Frosh Revue Members

Arianna Ruiz

Nicole Jones

Nick Goldrosen

Calen Firedancing

Kate Feeney

Stephanie Brown

Jatin Dasgupta

Breelyn Karno

Ben Mygatt

Jack Roche

Class of 2019 Frosh Revue Members

Julia Randall

Isabel Benjamin

Jeffrey Errazo

Danielle D'Oliveira

Christian Nyce

YJ Huang

Keshav Goel

Lizzy Hibbard

Luke Baumann

Michael Rubel

Class of 2018 Frosh Revue Members

Caroline McCardel

Evelyn Mahon

Erica Chang

Dan Brandes

Maria Magidenko

John Sciales

Erin Hanson

Rob Hefferon

Jonah Levy

Jack Scaletta

Class of 2017 Frosh Revue Members

Ariel Chu

Jacq Lewy

Devyn Hébert

Nico MacDougall

Scott Daniel

Madeleine Seidman

Jonah Levine

Garrick Gu