From twerking, Trump and penises to the gender swapped roles, Lysistrata, the musical of the season at SF State, stepped forward to make a statement on stage.
Based on an ancient story based around a myth, this musical told the story with a modern twist on
The Laramie Project, a production at SF State by the theater department, was supposed to open on Thursday, Oct. 12. However, like the rest of campus due to the fires, the play was shut down and opened the following week instead.
The cast, consisting of
An awakened puppet, a lovable narcissist, a crippled coal miner and online lovers – these are just a few characters that will soon jump from page to stage at the annual Greenhouse Theatre Festival. Plays that “bend form and perception” will be read at Z
Over the course of the past year, theatre arts major Jennifer Marte has been up late laboriously writing about rape, relationships, mental health and self-worth to prepare for her short play "Comm 150." The show premiered Tuesday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in Room 104
"10 minutes to curtain!" the stage manager enthusiastically shouts into a backstage dressing room where an array of theatre students hurriedly rush to apply their make-up and rehearse lines before the show begins. "Thank you 10!" the student actors reply, and immediately there is a noticeable energy shift
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1600"] The cast of The Still Life Cabaret (Cabaret de Naturaleza Muertas) sing a final song during their first show at Dance Mission Theater in San Francisco, Calif., on Nov. 1, 2013. Photo by Philip Houston / Xpress[/caption]
"The Still Life Cabaret," a
Summer is coming to an end and it’s about that time to jump out of bed and chase down MUNI, crash that impacted class and wait in a winding line to purchase books. But it’s also time to get acclimated to school and take advantage
Photos by Virginia Tieman / Xpress
Narrative directing is a class that brings together writers, performers and cinema majors who collaborate for one main goal — to make a short film. For this course’s final project, the students collaborated with the advanced cinematography class and the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="SF State students perform a modern rendition of the Greek play Eurydice directed by Ben Calabrese. The cast went through their first practice in the Studio Theatre in the Creative Arts Building on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Photo by Andy Sweet
[caption id="attachment_33744" align="alignnone" width="616" caption="Michael Milano rehearses for the play "La Cajita," written by Ben Calabrese, on the McKenna Theatre for the first official run through of the Original One-Acts: Fringe on the Main Stage. The playwrights hope to provide grand productions despite their small