Long Beach University Players

CSULB’s University Players’ Presents Stop the World, I Want to Get Off

csulb-stop-the-world CSULB Theatre Arts Department’s University Players’ presents Stop the World, I Want to Get Off with book, music, and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, directed by Joanne Gordon. This quirky British musical features Alexandra Billings from Amazon’s Transparent as Evie and plays in the Studio Theatre on the CSULB campus October 7, 2016 through October 16, 2016.

20th Anniversary of Rent Demonstrates Power of Love and Art

rent-university-players CSULB University Players kicks off its spring semester with the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play Rent, written by Jonathan Larson and directed by Joanne Gordon. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Broadway premiere, Rent opens March 3rd and runs through March 19th.

Ensemble Performance of EPIC: #ethnocentricCRAP Will Shed Light on Current Issues

epic Analyzing how discrimination plays a role in students’ lives and in the Long Beach community, the ensemble of EPIC: #enthnocentricCRAP, takes the stage in a brand new work.  Playing November 20 – December 6, director Anna Steers expects the show to engage, excite, and provoke audiences.

CSULB Strips Down Macbeth to Reveal Raw Emotion

macbeth CSULB Theatre Arts Department’s University Players presents: Shakespeare in the Raw: Macbeth, directed by Elizabeth Swain. Playing Tuesday, October 13th through October 25th, Shakespeare in the Raw: Macbeth portrays the Bard’s hauntingly infamous play in a bare-bones theatrical experience.

CSULB University Players Present The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

last-days-of-judas The CSULB Theatre Arts Department University Players are proud to present The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, written by Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Olivia Trevino. Playing February 27th through March 8th, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot examines the ideas of good, evil, truth, and justice.

CSULB University Players Present The Colored Museum

csulb-colored-museum The CSULB Theatre Arts Department University Players is proud to present The Colored Museum, written by George C. Wolfe, music by Kysia Bostic, and directed by Trevor Biship. Playing October 17th through November 1st, The Colored Museum, in a series of vignettes, explores stereotypes through African American stories and history.

University Players Begin 2014-2015 Season With Merrily We Roll Along

csulb-university-players The CSULB Theatre Arts Department’s University Players open the 2014-2015 season with Merrily We Roll Along, with book by George Furth and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, running October 3rd through 12th in the Studio Theatre.

CSULB University Players Present Lobster Alice

university-players Cal State Long Beach University Players present Lobster Alice by Kira Obolensky, April 26 through May 11 in the Players Theatre. Directed by MFA student Robert Prior, Lobster Alice is a surrealist reimagining of Dali’s journey to Disney.

CSULB University Players Presents ‘Jack Goes Boating’ March 1

university-players Cal State Long Beach University Players present Jack Goes Boating by Bob Glaudini, March 1 through March 16 in the Players Theatre. Directed by Jeff Paul, Jack Goes Boating is an endearing journey through the hopes and fears that permeate everyday existence.

CSULB’s University Players to Present Lemon Boots November 16

University Players present Lemon Boots, a new devised work, November 16th – December 1st in the Studio Theatre on the campus of California State University Long Beach. Directed by Ezra LeBank and devised by a team of student performers and designers, Lemon Boots plunges the audience into a desolate, drought-stricken dystopia where lives are made and broken on the promise of a drink.

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