PROFESSIONAL ARTS ON THE CAMPUS OF
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES

 

 

Friday
May132016

The John Lion New Plays Festival

John Lion New Plays Festival

Every other year, under the leadership and mentorship of renowned playwright, Professor José Cruz González, student-written plays are developed and then directed by invited professional directors for full main-stage premieres.

Discover the creativity and artistry of our graduate writing students. Featuring:

Lifeline by Robert Ellsworth (3rd year MFA TVFT)

Two volunteers at a suicide hotline center find themselves tested when they receive an urgent call.

The Circle of Death by Gwendolyn G. Pate (2nd year MFA TVFT)

A dying woman comes face-to-face with Death and attempts to bargain for her life.

Under the Moon by Murri Royal Brown, Ye Ju Choi, Hemy He, Kent Nabor, Gwendolyn Pate, Gregory Pickus (2nd year MFA Cohort)

This creation story explores the power of love and sacrifice to overcome a curse that leaves its victims frozen in stone.

Performances:  May 13-14,  18-21 at 7:30pm, with a matinee on May 15 at 2:30pm.
Venue: Intimate Theatre at the Luckman
Tickets: $15 General / $10 students and seniors

For ticket purchase, box office hours and information, please call the Luckman Box Office at (323) 343-6600.

Saturday
May212016

ANGELIQUE KIDJO

photo credit: Bex Singleton

Africa’s most internationally celebrated female musician, Angélique Kidjo is a powerful singer and tireless performer. Her music draws from African traditions and elements of American soul, funk, rap, jazz, Brazilian samba, reggae, and Cuban and Puerto Rican salsa creating a perfect blend of world music that exemplifies unity, peace and diversity. Angélique Kidjo will perform selections from her latest albums and prolific repertoire.

 

Tickets on Sale Now!
General: $25, $35, $45
Available via Ticketmaster or the Luckman Box Office

Cal State L.A. students: $15
Other students: $20
(in-person only at the Luckman Box Office)

Media partner: KPFK

California State University, Los Angeles | info@luckmanarts.org | Phone: 323-343-6600