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BC Theatre Info Meeting & Ice Cream Social
Monday, August 29, 2016 | Bonn Studio

Info Session: 4:30pm (new students only)
Ice Cream Social: 5:30pm (all students)

Meet fellow students and make new friends in the Theatre Department. Get information on auditions for shows, production labs, stage management, design, and other backstage opportunities All are welcome! RSVP on Facebook to let us know you're attending.

Robsham Theater Arts Center & BC Theatre Department

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Bonn Studio | 4:30pm

  • Curious about performing in productions at BC?
  • Interested in job opportunties? 
  • Questions about the Theatre Major or Minor?
  • Just want to meet other creative people?

Meet the Theatre faculty and RTAC staff in an informal setting! We will also be looking for interested students for employment opportunities so bring your resume if you have one. This event is FREE and open to all BC students. All are welcome! Oh- did we mention there will be FREE FOOD AND DOOR PRIZES? RSVP on Facebook to let us know you're attending.

Waiting for Lefty by Clifford Odets

& Still Waiting: New Plays by Melinda Lopez,
Kate Snodgrass, and Sheri Wilner

Directed by Patricia Riggin

October 13-16, 2016
Robsham Mainstage Theater

Waiting for Lefty is comprised of a series of varied, imaginatively conceived episodes, which blend into a powerful and stirring mosaic. The opening scene is a hiring hall where a union leader is trying to convince a committee of workers (who are waiting for their leader, Lefty, to arrive) not to strike. The following scenes feature different stories, including a moving confrontation between a discouraged taxi driver, who cannot earn enough to live on, and his angry wife, who wants him to show some backbone and stand up to his employer; a scene between a scheming boss and the young worker who refuses to spy on his fellow employees; an episode centering on a young cabbie and his would-be bride, who lack the wherewithal to get married; a senior doctor and the underpaid young intern (a labor activist) whom the doctor has been ordered to discharge; and, finally, a return to the union hall where the workers wait.

Still Waiting is a collection of new vignettes, all written by contemporary female playwrights, but bring the struggles of the union workers and their lives into the 21st Century.