East LA College’s ‘Cuckoo’ sells out opening night

  By Jesus Figueroa   East Los Angeles College’s Department of Speech and Theatre Arts delivered a powerful performance of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” to a sold-out opening night audience last Friday at the Black Box Theater. As the theater lights came up, two playful orderlies bully Chief Bromden, a seemingly catatonic Native American, referred to as the Chief.. Carrying the play are three main characters; Bromden, Nurse…

October 25, 2012

‘Hamlet’ actors pull through to end

By Erik Luna Great physical talent, along with amazing acting made last Friday’s opening of “Hamlet,” a success for the Department of Speech, Theatre Arts and Broadcasting. Despite cold weather conditions and the East Los Angeles Christmas Jazz celebration being held the same day, “Hamlet,” opened up with a good turnout. The play had a few twists and turns from the original play written by William Shakespeare. Instead of being set…

December 7, 2011