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Shakespeare play offers ‘Measure’ of humor

Shakespeare play offers 'Measure' of humor

Cynicism, bitterness, secret identities and manipulation are some of the themes explored in Shakespeare’s comedy “Mea­sure For Measure,” which opens April 24 in the Dailey Theatre.

Directors take on Croatian humor: Gender-swaps included

Directors take on Croatian humor: Gender-swaps included

The Department of Theatre Arts premiered “A Gaggle of Gavrans” as the directing class’ midterm last Wednesday and Thursday at the Jane Dibbell Cabaret.

Directors take on Croatian humor: Students present their midterms in directing festival

Student directors showcased their projects on Croatian playwright Miro Gavran’s comedic plays at “A Gaggle of Gavrans,” Friday and Saturday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret.

‘Art’ examines opinions and friendship

'Art' examines opinions and friendship

Three best friends sigh hopelessly at a white canvas, each having their own opinion on it. The opinions turn into an argument – an argument that only leads to the conclusion of “You want to go eat?”

Students perform opera classics

Students perform opera classics

Some of opera’s most famous pieces were performed at the Morgan Auditorium Saturday night as a part of Opera Scenes.

Shakespeare poem praises rejection

The La Verne Shakespeare Experience presented Misha Bouvion in her one-woman adaptation of “Venus and Adonis” in the Dailey Theatre on Feb. 14.

Senior project sparks inspiration

A six-foot black box sits in the middle of Sneaky Park while curious passersby walk inside to find a mirror box with inspiring messages.

Students display directing chops

Students display directing chops

First-time student directors put directorial principles into play by showcasing selected scenes from various plays for “An Evening of Directing Projects” at the Jane Dibbell Cabaret.

Powell’s ‘Agony’ unleashed

Professor of English William Cook’s latest work, “The Agony of Colin Powell,” will premiere in three performances staged at the University of La Verne this weekend.

‘Bette and Boo’ makes dysfunction fun

Dead babies and dysfunctional families color the comedy “The Marriage of Bette and Boo.” The University of La Verne Department of Theatre Arts cast performed the black comedy with intelligence and vulnerability as they dealt with issues regarding alcoholism, postpartum depression and verbal domestic violence.

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