Thursday, June 4, 2020

Drama

Getting To Know This Year’s Graduating UCI MFA Actors

The UCI MFA Acting program has inspired students to go further in their artistic...

UCI Drama’s “Living Out” Sparks Empathy And Awareness

Plunging their audience into the brutally truthful world of working mothers in today’s culture, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’...

UCI’s “The Penelopiad” Brings New Narrative to a Classic Greek Epic

Directed by Sara Rodriguez, “The Penelopiad'' takes the audience through the life of Odysseus’ wife Penelope as she examines themes of injustice, female identity and responsibility with regards to her own life.

Neil Simon’s “Lost in Yonkers” Finds Its Way Into Audience’s Hearts

The Costa Mesa Playhouse started the year off right with a production of Neil Simon’s “Lost in Yonkers.” The story takes place in Yonkers, New York in 1942, depicting the dilemmas of a dysfunctional family during World War II.

UCI Drama’s Relevant Take On “Company”

Taking their audience back to the bright and groovy days of the 1970s, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts’ Drama Department kicked off their 2019-2020 season on Sunday, Nov. 17 at the Irvine Barclay Theater with a lively production of “Company,” directed by Eli Simon.

An Evening With David Henry Hwang

Students and faculty members gathered and filled the Crystal Cove Auditorium to enjoy a night of paying homage to the timeless Asian American playwright on Nov. 14.

Broadway’s Mandy Gonzalez Brings a Night of Musical Theater to the Barclay

Broadway actress Mandy Gonzalez returned to Irvine on Oct. 27 to bring “Mandy Gonzalez: From Stephen Schwartz to Lin-Manuel Miranda” to the Barclay Theater with “Hamilton” co-star, Javier Muñoz.

“Euphoria” Wouldn’t Be The Same Without Its Soundtrack

Singer-songwriter Labrinth has created a soundtrack for the HBO series “Euphoria” that is just as haunting as the show’s on-screen images. The 26-song album derives from the show’s authentic depiction of teen drug abuse, anxiety and relationships.

UCI Drama gets into “The Pajama Game”

All year long, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts Drama Department has produced outstanding performances in adherence with their theme, “Against All Odds.” The 2018-2019 season will come to an end with the production of “The Pajama Game,” a story about a pajama factory suffering under a strike from workers who are waiting on the salary they deserve.

The Comedy and Tragedy of Shakespeare Shorts Festival 2019

To give William Shakespeare a belated birthday bash, UCI Drama and UCI Illuminations put together multiple, free showings of two shortened productions, “Comedy of Errors” and “Romeo and Juliet.”

The Refugee Hotel Has U.S. Premiere at UCI

By: Stephanie Osborne Families, lovers, teenagers, and adults have all been affected by the coup in Chile, and now must adjust to new lives and trauma thousands of miles away from their homeland.

Sutton Foster Brings Her Broadway Best to Irvine

Less than one month after the news broke of her return to Broadway alongside Hugh Jackman in the upcoming “The Music Man” revival, Sutton Foster performed on the Irvine Barclay stage as part of the theater’s Broadway Cabaret Series.

NEWS

ASUCI Senate Dismisses ASUCI Constitution To Nominate Whomever They Want To The Elections Commission

The ASUCI Senate dismissed the ASUCI Constitution to appoint recalled Senator Ryan Pavey as the 2020-2021 Elections Commissioner on Tuesday, May 26....

Orange County Protests Police Brutality Amidst National Outcry

On May 30, Orange County demonstrators gathered peacefully in downtown Fullerton and Orange Plaza to protest the death of George Floyd. 

Orange County Approves $261 Million Contract For Musick Jail Expansion

The Orange County Board of Supervisors awarded an over $261 million contract to expand James A. Musick Jail Facility. The construction contract...

OPINION

So Long, Shrek: A Follow Up

It feels like a lifetime has passed since the Claire Trevor School of the Arts decided to cancel their production of “Shrek”...

The Road To Guaranteed College Acceptance

To avoid paying thousands of dollars for online courses, more high school students have considered community college over their admission offers in...

Editorial: UCI Must Not Remain On The Side Of The Oppressor

We cannot stay silent as we see who we believe is a UCI student hitting protesters...

SPORTS

Letter From The Sports Editors: Changes In The Sports Section Due To COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic occurring, it is evident that live sporting events are in a hiatus during this time. There...

COVID-19’s Effect On Sports

The day began like any ordinary day at UCI on Tuesday, March 10.

UCI Men’s Basketball Suffers Defeat To CSUN 72-70 On Senior Night

The UC Irvine Men’s Basketball team lost to the Cal State Northridge Matadors in their final regular season game ending 72-70 at...

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