Our Upcoming Production

A drawing of a dining table

By A.R. Gurney

A mosaic of interrelated scenes—some funny, some touching, some rueful—taking place in the dining room of a well-to-do household. 

Thursday-Friday, November 29-30 at 8pm
Saturday, December 1 at 2pm & 8pm 
Sunday, December 2 at 2pm, 2018
Doré Arena Theatre
(limited seating, it is recommended to purchase tickets on-line ahead of time or to make a reservation through the box office)

$12 General Admission
$10 Seniors (60+)/CSUB Faculty & Staff
$7 Students with identification

Buying tickets:
1) Pre-sale tickets can be bought on-line starting Nov. 15. See info in the sidebar at the right of this page, under the yellow ticket.
2) You can reserve tickets by calling this number: (661) 654-3150. Pick up tickets the night of the show, at least 15 minutes before showtime. Tickets not picked up by this time may be sold to other patrons.
3) The box office opens one hour before each performance and accepts cash, checks, and credit cards.

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The  Theatre Program is part of CSUB's Music & Theatre Department. To check out the Music Program, go to https://www.csub.edu/music/index.html

We are in the School of Arts & Humanities. To check out the School website, go to https://www.csub.edu/ah/index.html

"Studying at the CSUB Theatre Department allowed me to experiment with projects and roles that shaped the actor I am today. They gave me space and tools to create art —regardless of size and scope — always encouraging creativity, spontaneity and hard work. I was lucky to have what I did in the theatre program at CSUB and continually draw on my time there for inspiration."

—Jeff Lepine, Artistic Director of The Peoples Improv Theater, NYC

"CSUB Theatre cultivates artists as they take responsibility for and initiative in their craft. It offers support and countless possibilities for students who are committed to growth."

—Miguel Torres, CSU Fullerton MFA Program



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• Tickets are sold on-line starting two weeks prior to the event.

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Come Study With Us!

CSUB Theatre can offer you the following:

  • small class sizes allowing individual attention from dedicated, experienced faculty
  • opportunities to perform, design, direct, stage manage
  • a lively production program including a Theatre for Young Audiences tour and Theatre of New Voices—a new play festival
  • training in acting, design, directing, creative dramatics
  • a solid foundation in theatre history, literature and script analysis

We take pride in turning out well-rounded members of the theatre community.

Contact Us

Music and Theatre Department
CSU Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022 

Department Office: Music Bldg., Room 105
Phone: (661) 654-3093

FAX: (661) 654-6901 

Office: kmendenhall@csub.edu

Dept. Chair: mrees@csub.edu