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‘Mad Mother’ engages viewers

‘Mad Mother’ engages viewers
Gang leader Greta, played by Stephanie Aguilar, intimidates her fellow gang members Cone and Fak, played by Danny Bride and Raymond Del Rio. “The Sport of My Mad Mother “ takes place in an abandoned and crumbling theater in a run down and crime-ridden neighborhood. The play has an unconventional set, where audience members sit onstage below draped nets. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Carly Hill Arts... 

Seminar teaches acting techniques

Christina Collins Burton Staff Writer Screaming, weeping and laughter could be heard echoing from the Jane Dibbell Cabaret as students attempted to submerge themselves in the meaning of sad and silly. Speaker Kate Noonan brought her teachings she received from the distinguished actress Stella Adler and spoke to students on Nov. 4. “Stella knew everything about everything, she was very scholarly and... 

One act plays showcase talent

One act plays showcase talent
Theater students, Ali Franco and Jordan Randall perform “California Suite,” written by Neil Simon and directed by senior Brittnay Lokar, as part of the One-Act Festival on Monday night. “California Suite” was offered among six plays in the annual festival at Dailey Theatre. Stage designers Caitlin McCarthy, Jen Scarr and Annie Curasi prepared the set and props for the play. The shows is scheduled... 

Cal Poly students shock and entertain audience

Mark Vidal Editorial Director A sex slave humping a bloody body bag proved that when students are asked to use their imaginations, they will. The Cal Poly Pomona Department of Theater Arts presented student written-and-directed one acts last weekend, showcasing five unique tales dealing with realistic and out-of-this-world circumstances. “Eddie’s Night Out,” written by Matthew Reidy, was the... 

‘Twelfth Night’ takes a new spin

Shakespeare’s classic comedy is set in 1920s. Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer William Shakespeare’s classic comedy “Twelfth Night,” which opened last night, should delight audience members. The show is set in the roaring ’20s. “Shakespeare is … meant to be seen on stage,” said Stephanie Aguilar who plays the leading role of Viola. Viola is a woman who is shipwrecked and stranded... 

'Vagina Monologues' preview sparks emotion

Kristen Campbell News Editor The production of “The Vagina Monologues” is back at the University of La Verne with new interpretations and entertainment for everyone. Celebrating its fifth year of performing on Dailey Theatre’s main stage, the cast and crew of this year’s production are hoping for a successful turnout. “There’s so much darkness and secrecy surrounding them—like the Bermuda... 

Drama, comedy offered in bite-sized chunks

Tiffany Spears Staff Writer Excitement, joy, peace and anger were some of the feelings displayed on stage at the “10-Minute Play Festival 2010.” in the Dom’s Lounge at the Smith Campus Center at Pomona College. The Dom’s Lounge was so packed with people that many of them had to stand. The audience was composed of friends and family members cheering on their loved ones. The first play entitled... 

'Rabbit Hole' delivers emotional entertainment

Jose Hernandez Staff Writer Not a single soul present in Friday night’s audience at the University of La Verne’s Dailey Theatre was left unmoved by the theater arts department’s rendition of the 2007 Pulitzer Award-winning drama, “Rabbit Hole.” David Lindsay-Abaire’s drama was the senior thesis production of three La Verne students Joshua Prisk, Brittany Lokar and Jennifer Scarr. “At... 

'Blood Wedding' evokes passions

The theater department’s production of the Lorca classic is superb Charlie Neff Staff Writer The theater arts department debuted Federico Garcia Lorca’s challenging play “Bodas de Sangre,” or “Blood Wedding,” last weekend, and the production was explosive. The production continues this weekend with performances tonight and Saturday and a matinee Sunday. After just the first few moments... 

Spanish classic 'Blood Wedding' to come to ULV

Marla Bahloul Arts Editor The Spanish tragedy “Blood Wedding,” will be brought to life in the Dailey Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, as well as Nov 12-14. A matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15. Dramatist Federico García Lorca wrote the play in 1932, with its first performance being brought to life in Madrid a year later. The avant garde playwright lived a tumultous... 
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