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Cramped spaces and high hopes

Cramped spaces and high hopes

Beneatha, played by Bradlee Johnson in the theatre department’s production of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” faces dilemmas about her future and what kind of person she wants to be.

Family struggles brought to stage

The struggle of a 1950s African American family has been brought from their living room to the stage in the Dailey Theatre’s performance of “A Raisin in the Sun.”

Plays tell stories of losers, lovers

Wednesday night marked the beginning of the four-night student-directed one-acts event in Dailey Theatre. The one-acts are part of the finals of the directing class to give the students hands-on experience in directing.

Cast kills in ‘House of Atreus’

Cast kills in 'House of Atreus'

The Greek drama “The House of Atreus” by Aeschylus is the most recent production by the University of La Verne’s theater department.

Theater Review: ‘School House’ is a rockin’ good time

The Theater Experience of Southern California brought back childhood memories of “School House Rock” during the hit performance at Bridges Auditorium in Claremont on Saturday.

Powell’s struggles explored in new play

Powell’s struggles explored in new play

A powerful position can have its pitfalls, which Colin Powell learned as the first African American to serve as Secretary of State. This was the story told in the play “The Agony of Colin Powell,” starring Lavelle Wilson, Friday and Saturday in Dailey Theatre.

‘Corrie’ presents a voice for peace

‘Corrie’ presents a voice for peace

The audience of about 50 on Saturday night in Morgan Auditorium learned the inspirational goals and heavy impact Rachel Corrie had during her 23 years alive.

Class works on new set

Class works on new set

Sabrina Consiglio, a sophomore theater major, works on the set for the theater program’s next play, “The House of Atreus,” which opens May 3.

Theater Review: ‘American Idiot’ fights ordinary beat

“Green Day’s American Idiot” gives what fans have been looking for: a medium that provides a visual element for the album as cast members preach the testaments of Billie Joe.

‘Pillowman’ play goes dark with twisted plot, humor

A twisted plot line and a smidgeon of humor are just some of the reasons why senior theater arts major Daniel Bride chose “The Pillowman” for his directing thesis.

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