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A new production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is set to open at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Directed by Visiting Associate Professor Ellen Lauren, co-artistic director of New York’s SITI Company, the play features Dept. of Theater graduate acting students.
Twelfth Night is a professional production directed by one-time Royal Shakespeare Company member Kenneth Sabberton. “The Great Los Angeles Air Raid” in 1942 at the height of WW2 and alien-invasion hysteria provides a rich context to thrust upon Shakespeare’s charming twins Viola and Sebastian.
How should a nation choose its leaders? What happens when it insulates itself from the citizens it serves? What are justice and revenge? Theatricum sets Shakespeare's tragedy in the future, a bloody tale government gone awry, sparking a flame of caution, with a flicker of hope. Mature audiences.
Rubicon Theatre Company presents the gender-bending romantic comedy Twelfth Night or What You Will, performed by the students of the Education Department’s Fearless Shakespeare Intensive, adapted and directed by Rubicon’s first company member and critically acclaimed actor Joseph Fuqua.
The Devil himself takes the stage to mount his defense and prove who’s really to blame for the state of the world today. God, Satan, someone else…? All using words and sayings attributed to him by History’s greatest writers: Goethe, Marlowe, Byron, Punch & Judy. A one act puppet soliloquy.
Join William Shakespeare as he pitches his latest play to an audience of investors and critics in hopes of launching his career. This glimpse into how it might have gone weaves the classic lines into Hamlet learning his role while others get pulled into his world.
Legend has it Shakespeare expired from a fever after a night of drinking. Raise your glass with the mysterious Bard of Avon on his "last night out" as he defends his authorship against doubting "canker blossoms" through a series of rowdy songs. From the multi-award winning Orgasmico Theatre Company.