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Intimate Apparel @ Chapman University in Orange – Review

(photo courtesy : Dale Dudeck)

Written by Patrick Chavis 

When walking into the Waltmar Theatre, the creativity of the set catches your attention right away. The set is separated from the audience by using the front of the stage floor and backdrop. Actually the set itself can be described as surreal.  Sewing machine parts and materials are plastered all over the ground, and the backdrop looks like damaged cloth that’s been badly patched together.  These visuals from the set prepare you for a 2 and a half hour drama full of unexpected twists from a variety of unique perspectives. Like the torn cloth and the dirty set, the early twentieth century was in disarray, and we are still foaming from the aftermath.  Continue Reading

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A short engagement of Tadeusz Słobodzianek’s Our Class @ UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts

(Photos by Paul Kennedy)

(Taken from the press release) 

Our Class recounts the story of the massacre in the Jewish pogrom in Jedwabne in 1941 and various lenses through which this event is seen throughout the story’s 80 years.

UCI Drama’s production is directed by Professor Jane Page, and will take place in The Trevor School’s Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL), a space that allows for projected visual imagery to enhance the live performance. Continue Reading

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