The Tempest at CSLA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/16/96

Contact: Margie Yu,
Public Affairs Assistant
(323) 343-3047

SHAKESPEARE'S THE TEMPEST AT CAL STATE L.A.

What & Who:
The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at Cal State L.A. presents The Tempest. Set in Madagascar in 1996, this outdoor production brings William Shakespeare's intriguing tale to life. Directed by Theresa Larkin.

When:
Free performances: Fri., Nov. 15, 8 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 16, 11 a.m.;
Thu., Nov. 21, 12 noon; Sat., Nov. 23, 3 p.m.; Sun., Nov. 24, 3 p.m.

Where:
Cal State L.A. Luckman Street of the Arts. The University is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Freeway, at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Freeways.

Director:
Theresa Larkin, a resident of Los Angeles, is an associate professor of Theatre Arts at Cal State L.A. She has founded four theater companies, most notably The Artists' Collective producing at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and Theatre for the 21st Century. Larkin is a freelance theater and film producer, director and actress.

More:
On Friday, November 22, 5:30 p.m. at the CSLA State Playhouse, actor Fred Curchack will perform Stuff As Dreams Are Made On, a fascinating and unconventional one-man performance based on Shakespeare's The Tempest. Curchack has created over 45 original theatre performances, 14 of them solos. His works have been featured at 40 international theatre festivals. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and his work is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. Tickets for this solo performance are $12 for general admission and free for all CSU faculty and students. For tickets, call the CSLA Box Office at (323) 343-4118.

Info:
For more information on the outdoor production of The Tempest, call (323) 343-4118 or (323) 343-4112 ext. 1115.

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