Theatre & Dance 2019-2020 Season  

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beauty and the beast

A Musical Love Story As Old As Time

DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Music by Alan Menken • Lyrics by Howard Ashman
and Tim Rice
Book by Titan alumna Linda Woolverton ’79
(M.A. theatre arts)


October 11-27, 2019

8pm:  October 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26
2pm:  October 12,* 13*, 19, 20, 26, 27
*Special Family Promotion

Little Theatre •  Clayes Performing Arts Center

Directed by Martie Ramm
Musical Direction by Corey Hirsch
Choreography by William F. Lett


Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, Disney’s family friendly musical – a “tale as old as time” – tells the story of Belle, a smart young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, a prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will return to his former self. But time is running out. Will he be transformed by love or doomed for all eternity?  


 

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the moors

Deception and Delusion Hide in Plain Sight in This Dark, Contemporary Satire

THE MOORS

By Jen Silverman
Directed by Tommy Statler


November 1-17, 2019

8pm: November 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16
2pm: November 3, 9, 10, 16, 17

Hallberg Theatre • Clayes Performing Arts Center

In an English manor on the bleak and savage moors live two sisters: steely, commanding Agatha, and Hudley, the childlike younger sister in her shadow. When a hapless governess arrives, lies are revealed and loyalties shift. This darkly comedic, contemporary satire riffs on 19th-century literature to explore love, power, desperation,
and the desire to be seen.


 

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picnic

When a Stranger Comes to Town,
Hearts Are Broken and Lives Changed Forever

PICNIC

By William Inge
Directed by Eve Himmelheber


November 15-December 8, 2019

8pm: November 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, December 5, 6, 7
2pm: November 17, 23, 24, December 7, 8

Young Theatre
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A small Kansas town in the 1950s is the setting for William Inge’s bittersweet melodrama Picnic. On a sweltering Labor Day morning, the women of a quiet, working-class neighborhood are preparing for the annual picnic when charming young drifter Hal Carter hops off of a freight train and into their lives. Hearts are broken and lives are changed, as Hal’s dangerous energy challenges the restrictive mid twentieth-century American values of this sleepy community.


 

Single Tickets $14 / $12 (Titan price) 1 FlexTix  credit

Single tickets on sale October 18, 2019

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fall dance theatre

Storytelling at its Best, Told Through
Dynamic and Expressive Dance

FALL DANCE THEATRE

Coordinated by Lisa Long


December 5-15, 2019

8pm: December 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14
2pm: December 8, 15

Little Theatre
Clayes Performing Arts CenterOpens in new window

Choreographers and dancers illuminate our dreams, desires, loves, and losses. Experience the stirring complexity of dance as it captures our humanity and brings joy through movement.

“‎Dancing is not just getting up painlessly, like a leaf blown on the wind; dancing is when you tear your heart out and rise out of your body to hang suspended between the worlds.”-- Rumi


 

Single Tickets $14 / $12 (Titan price) 1 FlexTix  credit

Single tickets on sale November 9, 2019

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JANE EYRE THE MUSICAL

Never Give Up, Never Lose Hope

JANE EYRE THE MUSICAL

Book by John Caird
Music and Lyrics by Paul Gordon
Additional Lyrics by John Caird
Based on the Novel by Charlotte Brontë


March 13-29, 2020

8pm: March 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28
2pm: March 15, 21, 22, 28, 29

Little Theatre
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Directed by James R. Taulli
Musical Direction by Corey Hirsch

Charlotte Brontë’s most famous and beloved literary heroine – Jane Eyre – comes to life in this sweeping musical tale of hope and passion. Strong-willed and resilient Jane overcomes unimaginable pain and sets out on a journey to find her independence, bringing her face to face with love, death, and revealed secrets. Nominated for five Tony Awards, Jane Eyre explores religion, sexuality, and pre-feminism in a timeless love story.


 

Single Tickets $24 / $22 (Titan price) 1 FlexTix  credit

Single tickets on sale February 14, 2020

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vinegar tom

How Can We Condemn What We Don’t Understand?

VINEGAR TOM

By Caryl Churchill

Directed by Saundra McClain


March 27-April 19, 2020

8pm: March 27, 28, April 9, 10 ,11 ,16 ,17 ,18

2pm: March 29, April 11, 18, 19

Hallberg Theatre

Clayes Performing Arts CenterOpens in new window

With potent images of cruel injustices, Vinegar Tom examines gender and power relationships against the backdrop of a seventeenth-century witch hunt. It tells the story of two women living on the fringes of acceptable norms who are named as witches by a man they have spurned sexually. Playwright Caryl Churchill illustrates how marginalized women were often villainized for little reason other than their non-conformity, drawing parallels to contemporary events.


 

Single Tickets $14 / $12 (Titan price) 1 FlexTix  credit

Single tickets on sale February 28, 2020

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as you like it

Shakespeare’s Beloved Romantic Comedy
Whimsically Reimagined

AS YOU LIKE IT

By William Shakespeare
Directed By Tommy Statler


April 17-May 3, 2020

8pm: April 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, May 1, 2
2pm: April 19, 25, 26, May 2, 3

Young Theatre
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Shakespeare’s playful and much-loved romantic comedy is reinvigorated in this modern approach to his classic tale. After banishment from court, Rosalind escapes into the free-spirited Forest of Arden. Orlando, also fleeing to the forest, encounters a young shepherd boy named Ganymede and seeks help in finding his love, Rosalind –– unaware Ganymede is Rosalind. Society’s rules of identity are gleefully abandoned in this exuberant, imaginative search for true love.


 

Single Tickets $14 / $12 (Titan price) 1 FlexTix  credit

Single tickets on sale March 20, 2020

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Spring Dance Theatre

Stories of the Human Experience Told Through Modern, Ballet, and Contemporary Dance

SPRING DANCE THEATRE

Coordinated by Alvin Rangel


April 30-May 10, 2020

8pm: April 30, May 1, 2, 7, 8, 9
2pm: May 3,10

Little Theatre
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The perfect night out at the theatre, with vibrant performances designed to stir, challenge, engage and amuse. Join CSUF’s award-winning dancers and choreographers on an adventure in dance.

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller


 

Single Tickets $14 / $12 (Titan price) 1 FlexTix    credit

Single tickets on sale April 2, 2020

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