“I will free you, Papa, from your death. I don’t know how yet, but I will do it.”
by Luis Alfaro
Directed by Katie Rodda
Black Box Theatre
September 29 – October 8
Electricidad, a Chicana/o take on the tragic myth of Electra, radically updates this ancient story to contemporary Southern California. Following the unexpected murder of her father, Agamemnón, Electricidad keeps vigilant watch over his body, waiting to exact revenge on the person responsible for his death … her mother Clemencia. Invoking “cholo culture” and voiced in a combination of English and Spanish, Electricidad is an unforgettable story of loyalty, passion, and familia.
“Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind!”
--A Midsummer Night’s Dream
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
by William Shakespeare
Matthew Salazar Thompson
Saville Theatre | October 20 – 29
Set in the mid-1950s, this reimagined Shakespearean comedy finds the beatnik poets and musicians having taken over the back alleys of the “fairyland,” while the conservative world of Theseus’s Athens, Inc. finds love in all the wrong places. (Looking for actors with movement skills and those who play instruments.)
Thursday, August 24, 6 – 10 pm, Saville Theatre
Call backs: Friday, August 25, times TBD.
Prepare a 1-2-minute monologue. If you would like to be considered for Midsummer, and you have a classical monologue prepared, feel free to do that as well. If you don’t have a classical monologue prepared, you may be given lines from a Shakespearean play to read.
Rehearsals for Electricidad will be M-Th, 4 – 7 and some weekends. Rehearsals for Midsummer will be M-Th, 5 – 9 and some weekends.
Questions? Contact Katie Rodda at firstname.lastname@example.org or 619/388-3088.