Annual Shakespeare Santa Cruz festival reviewed.
UCSC’s Theater Arts Department performs latest play “The Thinning Veil,” written and directed by Kirsten Brandt and produced by Ted Warburton. The play is performed simultaneously at two separate locations on campus, and audiences are connected to both stages through live video streaming.
Rainbow Theater presented the one-act play “Blu” and over an hour of Poet’s Corner on the evening of November 11, focusing on representing the unrepresented.
“The Imagine-a-nation of Lalachild,” a play that tells the story of an incredibly imaginative and spirited African-American girl in the all-black town of Lovely, Kan. in the 1890s, retains all the soul of a fully casted show despite being performed by only one person.
I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first heard about “The Street,” a down home DIY theater production created, directed and choreographed by local performer Shara Free. It was described to me as being geared towards a “younger generation,” whatever that means. Images of a breakdancing hip-hop-flavored love story just left a bad taste [...]
Forty-odd years since it first appeared on Broadway, “Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical” still manages to draw in the crowds. The play brings its on a wild trip filled with 1960s nostalgia, youthful exuberance, and brazen nudity.