‘Kindred’ goes on the road

DOWN ON HIS LUCK—Alan, played by Mario Soto, on the floor, feels beaten and has given up while in prison as Joey, played by Clifton Smith, tries to give him hope in East Los Angeles College Theatre Department's production of "Kindred." (C/N Jesus Figueroa)
DOWN ON HIS LUCK—Alan, played by Mario Soto, on the floor, feels beaten and has given up while in prison as Joey, played by Clifton Smith, tries to give him hope in East Los Angeles College Theatre Arts Department’s production of “Kindred.” C/N Jesus Figueroa

By Jesus Figueroa

East Los Angeles College’s Theatre Arts Department is invited to perform the play “Kindred” at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival on Feb 10-14. The festival will be held at Dixie State University St. in George, Utah.

The theatre department will be competing in Region VII. The region consist of college from Arizona, Central and Southern California, Hawaii, Southern Nevada and Utah.

The department is holding a special run of the play at ELAC’s Proscenium Theatre from Feb. 6-8, with matinee performances at 2 p.m. and an evening performance on Feb. 7 at 8 p.m.

Tickets are at a special rate — $20 general admission and $10 for ELAC students with ASU membership — to raise funds for the trip.

A special reception will be held on Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. for all who purchase tickets to the performance.

“Kindred” is written by Daniel Keleher and directed by Rodney Lloyd Scott with Mario Soto and Christopher Solis double cast as Alan and Clifton Smith cast as Joey. It originally was a Spring 2014 production.

For a full review of last Springs production go to elaccampusnews.com/2014/05/21/kindred-reveals-story-of-human-spirit-2/.

 

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