The play is simple, weird, but amazingly thought out as it stresses the importance that human hands have in people’s lives.
Tag: California Repertory Company
The tragic love story is countrified by Brandi Carlile’s album “Bear Creek” in the Long Beach State production.
“Mud” is a stark and uncompromising drama that shows the bleak reality of everyday life and the wistful hope for a better life just out of reach. Performed by students from Long Beach State’s Theater Arts Department, “Mud” will be opening at the Players Theater, Sept. 13.
The stage floor of the Studio Theater was littered with multi-colored confetti when suddenly the prop gate was raised upwards, transporting the audience to a place that tackles the misogyny of the current, contemporary society head on. The California Repertory Company presented “The Funfair,” a play that’s overall message is[Read More…]
The life and long lasting impact of Harvey Milk, LGBTQ activist and first openly gay politician elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, was brought to life Friday at the California Repertory’s opening performance of “Dear Harvey.” Written by Long Beach State professor Patricia Loughrey and directed by Cal[Read More…]
History can be hard to grapple with. The tragic decisions of ancestors and cultures laid out in precise moments of flawed reasoning, especially at the expense of others, can be difficult to confront. California Repertory addresses present-day issues and confronts the way history is portrayed in its play premiering 8[Read More…]
True accounts were brought to stage in “Dreamers: Aqui y Alla” to explore today’s political and social climate of being a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival recipient. California Repertory Company’s latest play, directed by Andrea Caban and Julie Granata-Hunicutt, follows a handful of DACA recipients through their struggles living under[Read More…]
It only took a few minutes for the audience to feel uncomfortable in California Repertory’s performance of Naomi Iizuka’s “Polaroid Stories” which premiered at the University Theater on Nov. 17. But not in a good way. Not in the “wow, this is an amazing show and it’s so gripping and[Read More…]
Dynamic new works will take center stage at Cal State Long Beach in the upcoming fall semester theatre season. The California Repertory Company, a theatre company comprised of CSULB undergraduates, graduates, faculty and special guests, has been launched in a new direction. Stories of resistance will be the central theme[Read More…]