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The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

Photo courtesy of the Theatre Department. “House of Bernarda Alba” transported the audience to 1946 Spain. The play ran from Feb. 22 through March 2 in the Little Theatre in Nordhoff Hall.

Good grief: CSUN theater presents a comedy of mourning

Nylah Quijano, Culture Reporter March 5, 2024

The CSUN theater department hosted its interpretation of the play “House of Bernarda Alba” on Feb. 23 at the Little Theatre located in Nordhoff Hall. The play “House of Bernarda Alba” is based...

Ilustration of season finale lysistrata

CSUN theater department presents: ‘Lysistrata’

Brianna Arias, Reporter April 26, 2023

The CSUN Department of Theatre will host their "Lysistrata" production from April 26 to May 6. The show will be held in the Experimental Theatre on campus. The production will be directed by three senior...

A portrait picture of a woman

Theater student spotlight: Autumn Tatnall

Brianna Arias, Reporter April 26, 2023

Autumn Tatnall remembers the very first theater production she ever participated in. She was in the fifth grade and was playing the role of Papa Smurf in her elementary school’s production of “The...

Jeannine Allen and Guillermo Keymolent as Mimi and Rodolfo, respectively. The roles are key parts in the opera and a second cast performed the same roles on some nights.

[Photo] A Night at the Opera

Solomon O. Smith April 17, 2023

The CSUN production of the opera “La Boheme” was a months-long odyssey of training, teamwork and love of theater for the staff and students working on the show. The opera ran from March 9-12 at the...

Photo courtesy of the CSUN Theatre Department.

CSUN’s theater department puts on ‘Tartuffe’

Brianna Arias, Reporter April 6, 2023

“Tartuffe” is the upcoming production the CSUN theater department will perform in April. The show will take place from April 7-15 in the Little Theatre, located inside Nordhoff Hall. The production...

Students performing. Some students are on. the floor others looking around

Here’s why CSUN’s theater department does not utilize The Soraya

Brianna Arias, Reporter March 29, 2023

The theater department at CSUN is known for the productions they put on throughout the school year. From iconic Shakespeare works like “Hamlet” to famous operas like “La Boheme,” the theater department...

Students performing

This is the CSUN theater department

Brianna Arias, Reporter March 29, 2023

As the spring semester continues, some students are getting ready to graduate, while others are just starting their journey here at CSUN. Some are getting headaches from countless assignments, and others...

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CSUN’s Department of Theatre presents: ‘La bohème’

Brianna Arias, Reporter March 9, 2023

The CSUN theater department will be putting on its first production of the semester, “La bohème,” from March 9-12 in the Campus Theatre. The production is led by stage director Sara E. Widzer and...

A girl smiling to the picture

Directorial debut for CSUN theater student 

Natalie Lopez, Reporter December 20, 2022

As Jennifer Jara exits the stage following the applause she received for her directorial debut, she feels excited and hopeful for her future in the entertainment industry. She is grateful to the cast and...

A theater presentation, a woman is singing

Theater department ends semester with ‘Once on This Island’

Natalie Lopez, Reporter December 19, 2022

CSUN’s Department of Theatre put on “Once on This Island” for their final fall production of the 2022 school year, directed by Christine Menzies and musical direction by Christopher Moscatiello....

A banner announcing Hamlet

Budget trouble for CSUN’s Department of Theatre

Natalie Lopez, Reporter November 21, 2022

The theater department at CSUN has faced many economic challenges, ranging from a limited budget to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, they have utilized their resources and willpower to produce eight plays...

A person in the middle of the stage

What it takes to put on a theater production

Natalie Lopez, Reporter October 10, 2022

The CSUN theater department is responsible for creative productions like “The Tempest” and “Evita.” The director and crew of each production work vigorously to provide audience members with...

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