‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern’ mixes comedy with classic story

By J.C. Casarez Before a sold out audience at the Black Box Theater, the play “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead,” opened Friday night. The Tom Stoppard play is presented by the Speech, Theatre Arts and Broadcasting Department and is directed by W. Colin McKay and David Laird Scott. The play is based on characters from the Shakespeare classic “Hamlet.” It focuses on the travels and actions of the main characters, …

March 24, 2012

Play tackles corruption, invasion of privacy

By Maria Gonzalez “Personal Messages,” directed by James Buglewicz, is a new play where art imitates life using environmental theater and social media interaction, creating a puzzle that the audience needs to solve. The play, sponsored by the East Los Angeles College Department of Speech, Theatre Arts and Broadcasting, opened Friday night at the Proscenium Theater in the Performing & Fine Arts Complex. “Personal Messages” delivers a cautionary story about how…

November 16, 2011