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Theater festival features seven short plays

Shaylyn Martos

March 13, 2017

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Theater

Words, Words, Words: Festival of New Plays opens this Friday!The second annual Festival of New Plays showcases seven original productions written by San Diego City College students and directed by faculty. The festival runs for six days over two weeks in the Black Box Theatre, located at AH-320. All seven of the 10 minute plays will be performed at each showing.This yearR...

Second theater production opens Oct. 28

Ricardo Soltero

October 24, 2016

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Theater

San Diego City College theatre department has turned to Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” for its latest production. The stage adaptation by Christopher Sergel, based on Lee’s book, tells the story of Scout Finch who lives with her brother Jem and their widowed father, Attorney Atticus Finch. Through her eyes, we watch as Atticus attempts to prove the...

‘Good Kids’ explores cruel treatment of rape victim

‘Good Kids’ explores cruel treatment of rape victim

September 26, 2016

Imagine going to a party with your friend to have a normal, fun night. The next thing you know, you are laying in a hospital bed without your underwear...

“Guys and Dolls” gets ready to debut

Leeann Rose

October 17, 2013

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Theater

Love, lust and luck will soon be brought to the Saville Theatre. City College’s rendition of this '50s Broadway sensation will begin with a performance on Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. and continue to be held every weekend through Nov. 10th. “Guys and Dolls” will be a great, affordable way to enjoy the weekend. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for...

“Guys and Dolls” production underway

Leeann Rose

September 14, 2013

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Theater

The hustle and bustle of New York City will soon be making its way to City College's Saville Theatre. On Aug. 31, 25 students auditioned for the fall musical “Guys and Dolls.” A second round of auditions were held again on Sept. 5. “We always continue the audition process. It isn’t a first, second or third audition, it’s a continuation. It allo...

‘Smokey Joe’s:” enthralling and fun

November 6, 2011

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Theater, TOP STORIES

City College's production of “Smokey Joe's Cafe” opened on Oct. 28. and featured talented vocalists that held their own against a background with no story. This is not a traditional musical but a revue, a production that is comprised of multiple acts that combine elements of music, dance and sketches. The line-up consists of almost 40 songs and has a total running time...

‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’ coming soon to City

August 30, 2011

Filed under Art, ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Theater

Students come together to bring a musical slice of life The San Diego City College theater department is producing the musical revue “Smokey Joe’s Café”. “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” is a musical showcase of up to 39 hit songs written by the songwriting team Mike Stoller and the recently deceased Jerry Lieber. “The songs of Leiber and Stoller are perfect material...

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