University Theatre at Cal State San Bernardino
2014 - 2015 Season
2014 - 2015 Season
Bonus Show Not Included With Subscription
By Carol Damgen
October 30 - November 2, 2014
Directed by Carol Damgen. Just in time for the Halloween holiday, CSUSB Theatre Arts Department presents “Grimm Tales”, a family-friendly event for children of all ages! This intimate Black Box performance explores the colorful world of the Brothers Grimm, with fresh takes on such characters as Snow White, Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin, and more! Adapted for the stage by Carol Damgen, “Grimm Tales” will bring a few spooky thrills and chills to keep you on the edge of your seat.
"The Three Musketeers"
By Ken Ludwig adapted from
The novel by Alexander Dumas
November 14–23, 2014
Directed by Tom Provenzano. “The Three Musketeers” follows young d’Artangnan as he begins his quest to become a Musketeer! He quickly befriends the legendary Three Musketeers: Athos, Porthos and Aramis and they set out on an adventure to free King Louis XIII from the influence of the evil Cardinal Richelieu and the conniving Milady. But much to d’Artangnan’s dismay, his younger sister tags along and joins in on the adventure! This epic, family-friendly, play is wrought with, adventure and intrigue. “The Three Musketeers” will have you shouting: “All for one, and one for all!”
By Luis Alfaro
January 23 - 25, 2015
Directed by Johanna Smith. “Black Butterfly” explores the complicated world of five girls growing up in East L.A. The play is based on their writing from the 7th grade through high school, expertly put together into a series of poems, monologues, music and dramatic scenes filled with adolescent angst, humor, American slang, Spanish and Spanglish. With moments that are both gleeful and gloomy, Black Butterfly will take you on a trip through the teenage psyche.
"Family of Mann"
By Theresa Rebeck
March 13 - 22, 2015
Directed by Terry Donovan Smith. “It’s a Mann’s world” - A fact that Belinda quickly realizes when she scores her dream job as the writer of an upcoming sitcom starring Hollywood royalty. But once the pressures of working in an ego-driven, testosterone filled writers’ room sets in, reality shifts, and the truth behind the “City of Angels” begins to reveal itself to her. Or… it could be that she’s just losing her mind.
This production features language and themes of an adult nature, and is not intended for young audiences.
"Once On This Island"
Book by Lynn Ahrens,
Music by Stephen Flaherty,
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Based on My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy
June 5 - 14, 2015
Directed by Kathryn Ervin. “Once on this Island” is the musical love story of two island people brought together and torn apart by fortune and destiny. Ti Moune, a peasant girl, rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of the island. When she returns Daniel to his family, the gods who rule the island lead Ti Moune on a journey that tests the power of her love against the forces of prejudice and hatred.