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Two One - Act Plays

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Upcoming Shows

  • APRIL 20-22, 2018
      • 6 Characters in Search of an Author
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        6 Characters in Search of an Author

        By Luigi Pirandello
        Directed by Christine Cummings

        April 20 and 21, 2018 at 8:00 PM, April 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM

        Clarke Theater

        Pirandello’s surrealist tragicomedy presents six mysterious characters as they interrupt a group of actors about to rehearse a play, informing them that they seek an author because their own writer abandoned his play before completing their story. Desperate to come to life, the characters demand that the director stage their story suggesting they may actually be more real than the actors who merely play roles, while the characters are the roles. After all, what is real? What is illusion? And is it not the goal of the theater to present the truth, as absurd and disturbing as it may be?

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  • JUNE 7-9, 2018
      • 26 Pebbles
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        26 Pebbles

        By Eric Ulloa
        Directed By Matthew Kellen Burgos

        June 7, 8, and 9, 2018 at 8:00 PM, June 10, 2018 at 2:00 PM

        Studio Theater

        Mt. San Antonio College’s Theater Department is proud to present the West Coast premier of Ulloa’s sobering and poignant new work about the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. This docudrama is based on interviews with parents and citizens in Newtown as they work to put their lives back together after an unthinkable tragedy tears through the small town.

        “These 26 innocent deaths, like pebbles thrown into a pond, created ripples and vibrations that were felt far beyond the initial rings,” according to Ulloa. “This is the story of those vibrations.”

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  • OCTOBER 22, 2018
      • Two One-Act Plays

        Two One-Act Plays

        Directed by Mt. SAC Students

        February 13, 14 and 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM, October 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM

        Studio Theater

        The Problem

        By A.R. Gurney
        Directed by RigelKent Paden

        A husband and wife are caught in a complicated and perverse spiral of sexual fantasies that enable them to keep their marriage alive.

        Dream Pill

        By Rebecca Pritchard
        Directed by Alma Edith Becerra

        The harrowing story of two clever, resilient girls forced into conditions no child should ever experience. 

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