Theatre Department Calendar

view 2018-2019 Main stage productions


Mar
18
Thu
8:00pm - 9:30pm

Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Elizabeth Mozer is an allegorical quest (based on the play Everyman) in which the title character “Everybody” pleads with their companions...in the hope that one of them will accompany them to their appointment with Death. Join us as our most prominent inner-thoughts come out onto the stage for one hilarious, contemplative evening of theatre. 


The "La Danse Macabre" will be choreographed by new faculty member, Neva Kenny.  
About the playwright: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is a Brookly-based African American playwright and recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship. His play Everybody was a finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. He won the Obie Award in 2014 for Best New American Play for his plays Appropriate and An Octoroon. His play Gloria was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Mar
19
Fri
8:00pm - 9:30pm

Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Elizabeth Mozer is an allegorical quest (based on the play Everyman) in which the title character “Everybody” pleads with their companions...in the hope that one of them will accompany them to their appointment with Death. Join us as our most prominent inner-thoughts come out onto the stage for one hilarious, contemplative evening of theatre. 


The "La Danse Macabre" will be choreographed by new faculty member, Neva Kenny.  
About the playwright: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is a Brookly-based African American playwright and recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship. His play Everybody was a finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. He won the Obie Award in 2014 for Best New American Play for his plays Appropriate and An Octoroon. His play Gloria was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Mar
20
Sat
8:00pm - 9:30pm

Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Elizabeth Mozer is an allegorical quest (based on the play Everyman) in which the title character “Everybody” pleads with their companions...in the hope that one of them will accompany them to their appointment with Death. Join us as our most prominent inner-thoughts come out onto the stage for one hilarious, contemplative evening of theatre. 


The "La Danse Macabre" will be choreographed by new faculty member, Neva Kenny.  
About the playwright: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is a Brookly-based African American playwright and recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship. His play Everybody was a finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. He won the Obie Award in 2014 for Best New American Play for his plays Appropriate and An Octoroon. His play Gloria was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Mar
21
Sun
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Elizabeth Mozer is an allegorical quest (based on the play Everyman) in which the title character “Everybody” pleads with their companions...in the hope that one of them will accompany them to their appointment with Death. Join us as our most prominent inner-thoughts come out onto the stage for one hilarious, contemplative evening of theatre. 


The "La Danse Macabre" will be choreographed by new faculty member, Neva Kenny.  
About the playwright: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is a Brookly-based African American playwright and recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship. His play Everybody was a finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. He won the Obie Award in 2014 for Best New American Play for his plays Appropriate and An Octoroon. His play Gloria was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
May
6
Thu
8:00pm - 9:30pm

A play written and originally performed by actor, activist, playwright and professor Anna Deavere Smith. Directed by Danyé Brown.

This play was a portrayal of stories collected by Deavere Smith of the people living in Los Angeles during the riots in response to the dismissal of officers responsible for the brutal attack of Rodney King. For this work, Deavere Smith won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance. Deavere Smith has gone on to receive additional prestigious awards including MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships for her incredible work in theatre and film.

From the owners of looted convenience stores to the family members of King, Deavere Smith captures raw humanity in the wake of social collapse. Deavere Smith conducted over 300 interviews that reveal a spectrum of emotions and the lasting effects created by this horrific time in modern society. Are we here again almost 30 years later? Or have we never left…

May
7
Fri
8:00pm - 9:30pm

A play written and originally performed by actor, activist, playwright and professor Anna Deavere Smith. Directed by Danyé Brown.

This play was a portrayal of stories collected by Deavere Smith of the people living in Los Angeles during the riots in response to the dismissal of officers responsible for the brutal attack of Rodney King. For this work, Deavere Smith won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance. Deavere Smith has gone on to receive additional prestigious awards including MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships for her incredible work in theatre and film.

From the owners of looted convenience stores to the family members of King, Deavere Smith captures raw humanity in the wake of social collapse. Deavere Smith conducted over 300 interviews that reveal a spectrum of emotions and the lasting effects created by this horrific time in modern society. Are we here again almost 30 years later? Or have we never left…

May
8
Sat
8:00pm - 9:30pm

A play written and originally performed by actor, activist, playwright and professor Anna Deavere Smith. Directed by Danyé Brown.

This play was a portrayal of stories collected by Deavere Smith of the people living in Los Angeles during the riots in response to the dismissal of officers responsible for the brutal attack of Rodney King. For this work, Deavere Smith won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance. Deavere Smith has gone on to receive additional prestigious awards including MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships for her incredible work in theatre and film.

From the owners of looted convenience stores to the family members of King, Deavere Smith captures raw humanity in the wake of social collapse. Deavere Smith conducted over 300 interviews that reveal a spectrum of emotions and the lasting effects created by this horrific time in modern society. Are we here again almost 30 years later? Or have we never left…

May
9
Sun
2:00pm - 3:30pm

A play written and originally performed by actor, activist, playwright and professor Anna Deavere Smith. Directed by Danyé Brown.

This play was a portrayal of stories collected by Deavere Smith of the people living in Los Angeles during the riots in response to the dismissal of officers responsible for the brutal attack of Rodney King. For this work, Deavere Smith won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance. Deavere Smith has gone on to receive additional prestigious awards including MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships for her incredible work in theatre and film.

From the owners of looted convenience stores to the family members of King, Deavere Smith captures raw humanity in the wake of social collapse. Deavere Smith conducted over 300 interviews that reveal a spectrum of emotions and the lasting effects created by this horrific time in modern society. Are we here again almost 30 years later? Or have we never left…

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