CSUSB IS BACK AND IN YOUR FACE!
Tickets are on sale September 30, 2022
On March 10, fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life, written by Sarah Gubbins and directed by Kristi Papailler opens. Written in 2012, fml is a powerful contemporary piece about the transformative nature of literature in the world. High School Junior, and artist, Jo finds a kindred spirit in Carson McCullers after reading the authors famed novel The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. Newly inspired and encouraged by their best friend, Jo begins to channel their art into a graphic novel about surviving High School until they become the target of gay bashing. After the incident Jo channels their gift into becoming a voice of advocacy for those persecuted just for being different.
fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life takes the stage March 10 – 19, 2023.
Turtles and serpents and spiders, oh my! We conclude our season on April 28 with the family friendly Anansi’s Carnival Adventures by Alberto Justiniano, music composed by Gary Rue. When the forest surrounding the small Caribbean town of San Pedro is sold off to developers, it’s up to Felipe, his friends, the Afro-Latina spider Anansi and her animal friends to seek out Hurracan the God of wind to drive the developers out and save their forest home!
This enchanting, environmentally conscious musical is directed by Kathryn Ervin and runs April 28 – May 7, 2023.