It’s only fall quarter but the student theater groups on campus are already working on the many exciting shows they’ll be producing this quarter. Below are five of the shows that we at Arts & Life are looking forward to seeing between now and Thanksgiving break.
Following on the heels of Kai Kight ‘14’s recent performance at Bing Concert Hall, The Daily sat down with the senior product design major to talk about his music, his inspirations and the broader impact his work offers.
“You throw together a bunch of overachieving, over-analytical, occasionally inebriated college kids who have never really been exposed to rejection, and what you get is a recipe for disaster. We pretend we’re too cool or too busy or too smart to care. I think that’s pretty stupid.”
A Kneehigh Theatre production of “Tristan and Yseult” at Berkeley Rep reinvigorates the classic romance with a small but talented cast, a fast pace and creative flair.
Eva Peron, the subject of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical “Evita,” was revived on Broadway in 2012 and has now begun its national tour. This week, that tour brings its powerful production to the San Jose Center for Performing Arts.
How do we reconcile our sexuality with our faith? That is the question at the heart of “Next Fall,” a play by Geoffrey Nauffts that opened its Bay Area premiere run Wednesday at San Jose Repertory Theatre.
Picture 1960s rock and roll, and the iconic Janis Joplin, arguably one of the greatest female rock singers, immediately springs to mind. The San Jose Repertory Theatre (San Jose Rep) brings her spirit to life in its production of “One Night with Janis Joplin.”
The Stanford Red Couch Project (RCP), an independent production collective that films and showcases the work of independent artists on campus, is not an official student group. And it does not want to be.