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

‘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