Billie Holiday was brought back to life in honor of Black History Month at Upland’s Grove Theater Feb. 15 as actress Bonita Brisker retold the life story of one of jazz’s greatest legends in her play coined, “Bonita and Billie.”
Dailey Theater was filled with intrigue and laughs as the Theater Arts 315 class performed its original production of “The Virtuous Sinners” on Feb. 8, 9 and 10.
Theatre arts majors Amy Bolton, as Hope Cladwell, and Zachary Green, as Bobby Strong, embrace during the song “Follow Your Heart,” in Nov. 8 performance of “Urinetown” in Dailey Theatre.
When you have to go, you have to go, especially in a place called Urinetown.
The lights dimmed, the applause came to a slow stop and the scene crew set up a brick wall dividing the stage. Thus began an unexpected tale of romance as “The Romancers,” a play directed by theater arts major Zachary Green began Wednesday night in Dailey Theatre.
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.
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.”
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.
The Greek drama “The House of Atreus” by Aeschylus is the most recent production by the University of La Verne’s theater department.
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.