‘Buried Child’ sends audience on a thrilling ride

By Ismeal Carillo The emotion was felt through the theater in one of the final performances of Sam Shepard’s “Buried Child” presented in the Proscenium Theater on Nov. 22. A family secret is revealed after a rollercoaster of laughter, mental abuse and sadness. David C. Hernandez plays Dodge, the family father and husband, whose performance convinces the audience that his illness has taken him prisoner and is almost ready to…

December 4, 2014

Upstairs Theatre triumphs in Chekov one-acts

  By Erik Luna Russian playwright Anton Chekhov may not have thought much of his two farcical one-act plays “The Proposal,” and “The Bear,” going as far as calling them worthless, yet after 126 years they still offer a glimpse into the foolishness that is life. Director Matthew Floyd Miller’s adaptation “The Chekhov Vaudevilles!… Featuring The Proposal and The Bear!,” for East Los Angeles College’s Theatre Arts Department certainly brought…

May 1, 2014

Theatre Department prepares for upcoming production

By Jesus Figueroa  East Los Angeles College’s Theatre Arts Department is getting ready for the two one-act comedies “The Chekhov Vaudeville!…featuring The Proposal and The Bear!” By Anton Chekhov in the P2-101 Upstairs Theatre premiering this Friday at 8 p.m. The two one-act comedies written by Chekhov are set as the second production for ELAC’s Theatre Arts department. Both plays have alternating cast members set to perform in different shows….

April 24, 2014