Tara Brandel, theatre and dance graduate student, will share her reworking of classic Irish theatre (with apologies) on Wednesday, June 6. “Go and Come” will be performed in the Della Davidson Performance Studio in Nelson Hall at 4:30 p.m. The presentation is free.
According to Brandel, the work in progress is a social experiment that is post Celtic Tiger, post Celtic revival, post whatever… The one-act features undergraduate student Rose Kim, doctoral student Jesse Stokes, and graduate student Justin Streichman and is devised and directed by Brandel.
Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl, wants nothing more than to be loved. Confronting turmoil at home, she prays for Shirley Temple’s blue eyes, believing their beauty is the only thing standing between her and the happiness of the white girls at school.
After a successful 2017 launch, the Ground & Field Theatre Festival (GFTF) at UC Davis returns to introduce new stage works. Co-produced by the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance and the Theatre and Dance Ensemble, the festival’s public performances take place Oct. 4-6 in the Wyatt Pavilion Theatre.
A costume rental service operated by the UC Davis Costume Shop, The Enchanted Cellar provides year-round costume rentals. The shop offers more Halloween selections than ever before and special hours for costume viewing and fittings.