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CSUB Theatrefest 2013-14 Season

The box office opens one hour prior to each performance and accepts cash and checks only. To make a reservation, call (661) 654-3150 starting two weeks before the first performance. You may also request disability accommodation through this number. There is free parking available in front of the theatre.


Fall Quarter 2013

woman pushing strollerLiving Out


by Lisa Loomer
Directed by Maria-Tania Becerra

 
Thursday-Saturday, November 7, 8 & 9 at 8pm 
Sunday, November 10 at 2pm
Doré Theatre
 

$10 General Admission
$8 Seniors (60+)/CSUB Faculty & Staff
$5 Students with Identification

Loomer’s engrossing and heartfelt play examines Anglo-Latino relations through the prism of a story about a Salvadoran nanny and a working mom. As both mothers try to balance work with family, powerful questions about race, class, and immigration rise to the surface.

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Winter Quarter 2014


Gloved hand pulling back a theatre curtain Theatre of New Voices

Original one-acts written and directed by CSUB students


Thursday-Friday, February 27 & 28 at 8pm
Saturday, March 1 at 2pm & 8pm
Sunday, March 2 at 2pm
Doré Arena Theatre

Limited seating; reservations strongly recommended as this production normally sells out: (661) 654-3150
Note: latecomers cannot be seated

$10 General Admission
$8 Seniors (60+)/CSUB Faculty & Staff
$5 Students with Identification

Our festival of student-written, student-directed one-acts. Join us to celebrate the creativity and talent of these budding playwrights and directors! Seven short plays were selected through a competition held last spring.

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Old time car from the Dust BowlDust Bowl Dreams


written and directed by Kamala Kruszka
CSUB Theatre for Young Audiences


Saturday, March 15 at 11am, 2pm & 4pm    
Sunday, March 16 at 11am & 2pm
Doré Arena Theatre

Limited seating; reservations recommended: (661) 654-3150
Note: latecomers cannot be seated

$5 General Admission
FREE for Children 12 and Under

It’s the time of the Dust Bowl, and families pack their cars and venture to California for a better life. To entertain themselves during their journey, they bring their favorite stories to life through live music, storytelling, puppetry and folk dance in this delightful new play written by CSUB Theatre faculty member Kamala Kruszka. Recommended ages: 7 and up.

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Spring Quarter 2014


Smiling girl with big hairstyle from musical Hairspray


Music by Marc Shaiman, Lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman, Book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan
Directed by Mandy Rees


Thursday-Saturday, May 22, 23 & 24 at 8pm
Friday & Saturday, May 30 & 31 at 8pm
Sunday, June 1 at 2pm
Doré Theatre

$12 General Admission
$10 Seniors (60+)/CSUB Faculty & Staff
$5 Students with Identification

Tracy Turnblad, a vivacious plus-sized teen, pursues her dream of performing on a television dance show in 1960s Baltimore—and works to racially integrate the show in the process. Filled with exuberant music and dancing, Hairspray is a musical comedy you won’t want to miss.