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Performance Season

Tickets for all department productions are required and free with a Colorado College ID at Worner Student Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave. General admission without an ID is $5. For more information call Shaylan Quinn at 719-389-6637 or Worner Center at 719-389-6000.

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The Kitchen

Written by Arnold Wesker and directed by Andrew Manley

Thursday, October 16 at 8pm
Friday, October 17 at 7pm and 9:30pm
Saturday, October 18 at 5pm and 8pm
Norberg Studio Theatre, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N Cascade Ave

The world might have been a stage for Shakespeare but to me it is a kitchen” Arnold Wesker.  In the kitchen of an enormous West End restaurant, the orders are piling up: a post-war feast of soup, fish, cutlets, omelettes and fruit flans. Thrown together by their work, chefs, waitresses and porters argue and flirt as they race to keep up - the whole time dreaming of a better life.  The Kitchen puts the workplace centre stage in a blackly funny and furious examination of life lived at breakneck speed, when work threatens to define who we are. 


Block 4

Verbal Vaudeville

Written and directed by Idris Goodwin

Thursday, December 11 at 8pm
Friday, December 12 at 8pm
Saturday, December 13 at 8pm
Cornerstone Celeste Theatre, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N Cascade Ave

 

A dynamic evening of performance poetry and short plays conceived and written by Idris Goodwin In this bare bones concert of lyrical variety, an ensemble of writer/performers lift their voices to death defying heights.  


Block 6

Between the Lines

New choreography by Patrizia Herminjard, Arwen Wilder, and Debra Mercer

Thursday, March 5 at 8pm
Friday, March 6 at 8pm
Saturday, March 7 at 8pm
Armstrong Theatre, 900 N Cascade Ave.
 

Block 8

The Dutchman

Written by Amiri Baraka and directed by Thomas Lindblade

Thursday, May 7 at 8pm
Friday, May 8 at 8pm
Saturday, May 9 at 8pm
Cornerstone Norberg Theatre, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N Cascade Ave

Dutchman is a play written by African-American playwright Amiri Baraka. It played at the Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village, New York, in March 1964 and won an Obie Award. Made into a film in 1967, Dutchman was the last play produced by Baraka under his birth name, LeRoi Jones. At the time, Baraka was in the process of divorcing his Jewish wife and embracing Black Nationalism. The play may be described as a political allegory depicting black, white relations during the time Baraka wrote it.