Tuesday, April 30 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm - Nordhoff Hall (NH) Little THeatre NH121
year was 1967. While playing a rabbit in a Winnie-the-Pooh play here on campus,
22-year-old senior David Gerrold wrote and sold what was to become one of the
most beloved Star Trek episodes ever: The Trouble with Tribbles.
Mr. Gerroldâ€™s career as a writer has since spawned more than 50 novels, a
dozen-plus teleplays, and the film The Martian Child, starring
John Cusack, based on Gerroldâ€™s autobiographical tale of a single gay man
adopting an at-risk youth. It earned Gerrold both the coveted Hugo and
Now the year is 2013 and Mr. Gerrold is back at
his alma mater, back on the same theatre stages that launched his
career, workshopping a new play entitled UNCLE DADDY WILL NOT BE INVITED.
The one-act production looks at two men planning their wedding--or so it
appears on the surface. Audiences are well cautioned that all is not as
two performances, 8pm on April 30th and May 1st, promise
to be some of the hottest tickets in town and cetain to sell out. Touted
in Variety and other industry media, the $12 general admission tickets
will soon go on sale but CSUN students can get the advance seats now for $5 by
showing their ID at the Student Union Ticket Office. The performance itself
takes place in Nordhoff Hallâ€™s Little Theater (NH121).
by Associated Studentâ€™s Theatre Guild, the play is directed by Gerrold and
stars two current student actors: Steven Brogan and Alex Manolopoulos,
previously seen this semester in CSUNâ€™s RAGTIME and ROMEO & JULIET
respectively. Producers for the Guild are Brianna McDonnell and Daniel
Guerrero, and Cara Failer is the Stage Manager. Audiences are cautioned
about mature themes and adult language.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Great Hall
Aquila Theatres stunning production of Cyrano de Bergerac,
Edmond Rostands classic tale of unrequited love, is brought to life
with vigor and pathos in this production. Based on a historical figure,
this famous French play still delights today and has attracted some of
the worlds most renowned actors in the leading role. - Beautifully
spoken, dramatically revealing, and crystalline in effect- raves the New Yorker about this inventive British-American presentation.