Theater to present women centered war drama

By Roslin Ojeda  “The Accrington Pals,” written by Peter Whelan in 1981 abd based on a battalion during World War I, will be showcased by the Theater Department. The battalion was also from the town of Accrington which is located in Lancashire, England. The play will be directed by Kelly Hogan, who is an Intro to Theater professor and has directed other plays on campus. Hogan said the reason she…

April 12, 2017

Fall semester’s first play delivers ‘Den of Thieves’

By Francisco Portillo  The Department of Theatre Arts is putting on its first play of the fall semester, “Den of Thieves,” a story by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Director Rodney Lloyd Scott said the show follows a group of  four people “who are not the brightest of characters.” In the world of thieves, they are probably amongst some of the dumbest. Set in New York City in the 1990s, these characters get…

October 12, 2016

Theatre Deparment announces audition dates for upcoming plays

By Jesus Figueroa Audition dates have been announced for two of East Los Angeles College Theatre Department’s next season plays. “Much Ado About Nothing,” a comedic play, which touches on honor, shame and court politics, will hold auditions on Nov. 15 for all roles. The play has been updated to be set in World War II. The dialogue has been modified but the integrity of characters and storyline remain the…

October 22, 2014