Tuesday, October 20, 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

Disneyland To Remain Closed Despite Recommendations From County Health Officials

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signaled that amusement parks in the state will continue to remain closed until further notice, despite recommendations to...

ASUCI’s Virtual Aldrich Park After Dark

ASUCI hosted a virtual Aldrich Park After Dark (APAD), their annual welcome week concert, which featured artists San Holo, Amber Mark and Smino on Sept. 29. The event was held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 safety procedures.

Trump Visits Newport Beach For Fundraising Event In Homestretch Of Election

President Donald Trump was in Orange County this afternoon to attend a private campaign fundraiser hosted by tech mogul Palmer Luckey.

OPINION

How Dangerous Would Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court Nomination Be For America?

while Barrett may not appear to be an ideal candidate, her nomination may not be as destructive to American democracy as it may seem.

George Floyd Would Still Be Alive Today

We watched another Black man get murdered at the hands of the police. George Floyd told the officer who had his knee...

Orange County: The Shame of California

At a time as critical as this one, the popular saying, “Orange County is the Florida of California” has never felt more...

SPORTS

Jeron Artest: Player On And Off The Court

Jeron Artest, son of former Laker star Metta Sandiford-Artest, is making a name for himself on the UC Irvine Men’s basketball team...

The Big West And Its Undivided Push For Change

The Big West Conference announced their efforts to solve the issues of the pandemic, racial injustice and voter suppression with their formation...

Big West Postpones Fall Sports

The Big West Board of Directors announced on July 20 that the Big West Conference (BWC) fall sports competition would not be...

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