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2014 - 2015 UCSD Season
Playing this Fall
Burial at Thebes

Burial at Thebes

November 12 - 22

Set in a mythic land halfway between ancient Thebes and Washington D.C., this contemporary adaptation of Sophoclesí Antigone asks which is more important, the laws of man or the laws of the gods? This production will focus on the intersection of the political and the personal and investigate American culture in a highly theatrical form

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Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer Night's Dream

November 19 - 23

Performed in a grove in the heart of campus, the play will take you from a world of oppressive rules to a forest of mistaken-love and magic. Four lovers stumble into the middle of a fight between the fairy king and queen. Puck, a fairy who thrives on mischief, gleefully creates mayhem and a clueless group of amateur actors gets entangled in his pranks. In the morning, will it all be a dream?

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Golden Boy

Golden Boy

December 3 - 13

Clifford Odets classic 1937 ensemble driven play about Joe Bonaparte, Lorna Moon and the 20 other characters chasing the American Dream arrives re-imagined in a boxing ring. Golden Boy tells the story of a boxer and his rise to fame and tragedy against the backdrop of the 1930ís American working class.

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Really Fall

Really Fall

December 11 - 13

As the body moves, there are an infinite number of ways that it can REALLY FALL ...

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Fall Shows 2014
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November 12 - 22

Burial at Thebes

by Seamus Heaney
directed by Sara Wansley
Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre

November 19 - 23

Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare
directed by Kate Jopson
Off-site @ Two Running Violet V Forms (Tall Blue Fence)

 

December 3 - 13

Golden Boy

by Clifford Odets
directed by Emilie Whelan
Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

December 11 - 13

Really Fall

Co-directed by Yolande Snaith
and Liam Clancy
Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre

 

 

Winter Shows 2015
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January 23 - 25

dance theatre thesisWorks

Featuring work by Sam Mitchell and Darcy Naganuma
Mandell Weiss Theatre &
Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre

 

January 28 - February 7

Venus

by Suzan Lori Parks
directed by Jesca Prudencio
Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre

 

February 18 - March 1

Mr. Burns,
A Post Electric Play

by Anne Washburn
directed by Jack Reuler
Quinn Martin Endowed Chair Production
Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre

 

February 20 - March 1

The Marriage of
Bette and Boo

by Christopher Durang
directed by Kim Walsh
Arthur Wagner Theatre

February 25 - March 7

Hamlet

by William Shakespeare
directed by Michael Moran
Mandell Weiss Theatre

TBD

The Underground
New Play Festival

Written, directed, designed, managed and performed
by our Undergraduate students
The Arthur Wagner Theatre

TBD

dance theatre
GradWorks

 

   
 

Spring Shows 2015
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April 15 - 26

Wagner New Play Festival
at UC San Diego 2015

Written, Directed, Designed, Stage Managed and Performed
by MFA students

Various Venues in the
UCSD Theatre District / La Jolla Playhouse

June 4 - 6

New Directions --
MFA I Student Choreographers' Showcase

with works from our top undergraduate choreographers.

 

 

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