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Cal State East Bay revives ‘Cabaret’ play

Cal State East Bay revives ‘Cabaret’ play

Evelyn Tijero,
Photographer
March 1
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Features, Showcase

On March 4 at 7:30 p.m. the theater and dance department will set the Cal State East Bay stage in dissipated WWII Berlin, Germany. “Cabaret” is based on a book written by Christopher Isherwood, set in 1931 Berlin as the Nazis rose to power that focuses on the nightlife scene at the fictional ...

East Bay theater brings Ferguson to campus

East Bay theater brings Ferguson to campus

Wendy Medina,
Copy Editor
January 6
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Showcase

As the lights dimmed and the music died down at a Dec. 9 performance of “CSU Ferguson” at Cal State East Bay, the performers made it clear that the title of this performance was meant to bring the world of police brutality to our campus frontlines, because we as college students of color are very real...

East bay theater troupe to reenact Shakespeare’s “Cymbeline”

East bay theater troupe to reenact Shakespeare’s “Cymbeline”

Tishauna Carrell,
Staff Writer
November 9
Filed under Arts & Life, Campus, Showcase

For the first time ever, Cal State East Bays theatre production will perform Shakespeare's “Cymbeline” at the University Theatre on Nov. 11-12 and 18-20. The play was chosen by professional director, Marc Jacobs, who played a small role as a soldier in the Stratford Shakespearean festival in Ontario, Ca...

Play examines life, love and death within community

Play examines life, love and death within community

Kris Stewart,
Managing Editor
October 29
Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

A Pulitzer Prize winning production, “Our Town” follows the lives of two families, the Webbs and the Gibbs through life, love, marriage and death. Directing the production is Darryl V Jones, a CSUEB professor of 10 years who previously directed several productions on campus including, “In t...

Molière’s Tartuffe opens at University

Molière’s Tartuffe opens at University

Beatriz Alvarez,
Contributor
November 20
Filed under Campus, Showcase

The curtains rose for the Theatre and Dance department’s fall production of the nearly 400-year-old play Tartuffe on Friday night. The small but eager crowd entered the University Theatre for opening night as the doors opened. Molière’s Tartuffe is a comedic play that was written in the mid 1650’s and was ...

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