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CS “You” Ferguson returns to campus

CS “You” Ferguson returns to campus
November 16, 2017

How East Bay’s Theater Department is starting an open discussion When George Zimmerman was acquitted for the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2012, the Black Lives Matter movement was born. It has since...

East Bay theater brings Ferguson to campus

East Bay theater brings Ferguson to campus
January 6, 2017

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...

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

East bay theater troupe to reenact Shakespeare’s “Cymbeline”
November 9, 2016

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,...

Douglas Morrisson Theatre opens new season

August 26, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre kicks off a new season this month with “By The Way Meet Vera Stark,” a satire by award-winning playwright Lynn Nottage that portrays one woman’s hardships with racial...

Play examines sex trade in Oakland

Play examines sex trade in Oakland
March 10, 2015

In her previous three plays, the Oakland-based playwright Tracie Collins tackled women’s rights and race relations. In her upcoming production, “A Cold Piece of Werk,” Collins focuses on another...

Da’Ryn Merriwether wins Showtime at the Apollo

February 6, 2015

Showtime at the Apollo winner, Da'Ryn Merriwether, won the crowd over with her performance of "Fool for You" by Cee Lo Green. Read the full article online:  

Improv club earns their name in Fremont

Made Up Theatre poses during a photoshoot in Fremont last year.
January 8, 2015

When thinking of Fremont, many associate it with Mission Peak, Historic Niles, Lake Elizabeth and the Saddle Rack. With almost four years in the business, Made Up Theatre, can be added to that list. Made...

Molière’s Tartuffe opens at University

Actors in CSUEB’s Tartuffe pose during Friday’s opening night.
November 19, 2014

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...

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