The University of La Verne theater department staged a virtual play Sunday called “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992,” telling the story and aftermath of the Rodney King trial and the civil unrest that ensued.
The University of La Verne’s theater department is meeting the moment with a virtual production of “Twilight, Los Angeles 1992,” which features stories and experiences from the Los Angeles riots in 1992, told in monologues.
Many in the arts and entertainment industries have found creative ways to work while the effects of COVID-19 have left many unemployed and organizations at a loss for what to do to continue their work.
“A Streetcar Named Desire” stopped by the Candlelight Theatre March 4 and left some audience members clutching their purses, and on the verge of tears, with the gripping performance.
The Pomona College theater department’s production of “Macbeth” opened March 6 in the Seaver Theatre.
Toni Morrison’s novel “The Bluest Eye” was given a breath of new life through the staged reading presented by the theater department and the Center for Multicultural Services Feb. 27 in the Dailey Theatre in celebration of Black History Month.
The Claremont High School theater program hosted its second play of 2020 last week with the showing of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time.”
Black lights, wall projections and a moving set helped tell the story of homeless youth battling addiction, abusive relationships and survival.
Rallying Cry, an event held by Mallorie Johnson, senior theater arts major, helped advocate for the Joyful Heart’s Policy and Advocacy program End The Backlog in Sneaky Park on Saturday.
“Facing Our Truth: Short Plays on Trayvon, Race, and Privilege” explored themes of racial injustice and what the trauma of growing up black in America looks like, with an audience and actor “talk-back” panel following each performance.