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Tommy Tune teaches a lesson in technique

Aubrey Canfield November 23, 2009

Tommy Tune, legendary star of screen and stage taught a master class on Friday November 20 to students in the theatre and music departments. The 6 foot 6 singer/actor/dancer extraordinaire was welcomed...

Just “45 Minutes from Broadway”

Aubrey Canfield November 4, 2009

Forty-five minutes from Broadway and a thousand miles from earth, the Isaac family is anything but normal. Hendry Jaglom’s new play is about a family of actors struggling to survive in the world....

‘Street Scene’ the Broadway opera

Aubrey Canfield October 29, 2009

What can you do when the air is so hot that the milk is going sour and you live in an overcrowded apartment with tenants who are stricken with poverty, alcoholics or worse, murderers? Kurt Weill’s...

Coming to a theater near you

Aubrey Canfield October 22, 2009

Looking for something to do this weekend? There are too many exciting opportunities at the theater this weekend for you to miss. First, Kurt Weill’s opera based on the Pulitzer Prize winning play...

‘Savin’ Up for Saturday Night’

Aubrey Canfield October 22, 2009

Downtown Los Angeles is perhaps the last place one would go to find a good ol’ honky tonk bar, but thanks to the Sacred Fools and “Savin’ up for Saturday Night”, the spirit of the South may be...

Alumni Group presents “Tape”

Aubrey Canfield October 12, 2009

Friendship, betrayal, memories and revenge: just some of the words the cast of “Tape” used to describe Stephen Belber’s drama. The Ghost Players is a fledgling theatre company founded by CSUN...

Love and Scandal with “Anna”

Aubrey Canfield October 8, 2009

Anna in the Tropics, by renowned Cuban playwright Nilo Cruz, opened in the Little Theatre of Nordhoff Hall on Friday, October 2. Directed by Theatre department faculty member Christine Menzies, Anna...

Debbie Reynolds Captivates Northridge Audience

Aubrey Canfield October 4, 2009

The infamous Debbie Reynolds performed her Las Vegas show at the Plaza Del Sol on Saturday, October 3. Her variety act of song, impressions and stand up comedy was a thrill for the Northridge patrons....

To Choose or Not to Choose: The Theatre’s Tedious Task of Selecting a Season

Aubrey Canfield September 26, 2009

The selection process for the annual season of productions in the theatre department is not a simple pick-and-choose. After sifting through dozens of suggestions and requests comes more tedious work: gaining...

“Peace” at the Getty Villa is sure to Shock and Delight!

Aubrey Canfield September 23, 2009

The Getty Villa presents Peace, but not as one might expect. Culture Clash is a Chicano/ Latino sketch comedy troupe, which was founded in San Francisco in 1984.  This is probably one of the last...

“Fate” Opens to Enthralled Audiences

Aubrey Canfield September 23, 2009

Fate of a Cockroach”, Tawfiq Al-Hakim’s dark satire directed by Ken Sawyer, opened this past weekend to what was, no doubt, a warm reception. The title of the play arouses many questions. What...

Count Basie Orchestra Kicks off ’09-‘10 Season

Aubrey Canfield September 17, 2009

The Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall Kicked off its Fall season on Sept. 12 with the Count Basie Orchestra featuring guest vocalist Nnenna Freelon. The world-famous orchestra celebrated its 75th year...

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