FALL 2021 in the Valley of the Sun
italics=School of Music, Dance & Theatre (MDT) production
Events in all bold (not just the title) counts as credit for my students
DUE TO ONGOING CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC, THEATRES ARE POSTPONING/MOVING TO VIRTUAL. MAKE SURE TO CHECK BEFORE GOING!
Please let me know about online performances so I can list them!
A good source of virtual programming (always changing) is the TDF site, where you can sign up for a weekly newsletter letting you know about virtual programming of Broadway/Off-Broadway/Off-Off B shows and more.
15-24 EVERYBODY by Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins ASU Theatre "This modern riff on the fifteenth-century morality play Everyman follows Everybody (chosen from amongst the cast by lottery at each performance) as they journey through life's greatest mystery--the meaning of living".
5-14. HEALING WARS by Liz Lerman. ASU Theatre "Employing Dance, Theatre and Music, this piece reminds us where we are today. Created in recognition of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, Healing Wars is a scenario that toggles back and forth between historical accounts of the Civil War and tales of soldiers lost and maimed on battlefields today. It boldly addresses various issues related to war, medicine and the ways people’s minds respond to traumatic events"
18-27 LA COMEDIA OF ERRORS adapted from Shakespeare by Lydia Garcia and Bill Rauch. ASU Theatre This bilingual adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s zaniest comedies about mistaken identities gives audiences the opportunity to see the world from another perspective. Esta es una comedia sobre gemelos separados al nacer. Whether you speak English, Spanish, or both languages, you will love this hilarious show. "
8-18. the living'life of the daughter mira by Matthew Paul Olmos. ASU Theatre. "In this poetic play, a newborn baby girl, Mira (in her imagined adult manifestation), looks to her labor/delivery nurse as a mother figure during her challenging first few days in the neonatal intensive care unit while her real family struggles with her arrival. Meanwhile, Mira's father struggles to keep a promise made to his daughter nine months earlier on a mysterious beach, in an aging Chevy Blue Casanova van"