‘O Beautiful’ by Theresa Rebeck

This fiercely funny story explores the lives of high school students, teachers,
and their families as they cope in a world of real personal problems and
extremist ideological rhetoric that gets so heated that Jesus, Saint Paul, Joan
of Arc, John Adams, Patrick Henry, and Benjamin Franklin, among others,
show up to weigh in and mix it up. Alternately sweet and fiery, and as
topical as tonight’s newscast, O Beautiful lands the complex realities of our
culture squarely on the stage deck.

Directed by Michael Mufson
Friday, Saturday 7:00pm; Sunday 2:00pm; Thursday 4:00pm
Studio Theatre

Warning: This production contains controversial portrayals of Jesus
and the Founding Fathers as well as mature themes and language.

Friday, October 5 • 7PM
Saturday, October 6 • 7PM
Sunday, October 7 • 2PM
Thursday, October 11• 4PM
Friday, October 12 • 7PM
Saturday, October 13 • 7PM
Sunday, October 14 • 2PM

Your Suggestions for A Season of Plays by Women

For the 2018-19 Theatre Season, we are planning to produce all works written by women or with significant contributions by women.  The goal is to highlight, represent and celebrate the voices of women and the stories they want to tell.  We also intend to showcase a diverse array of women’s backgrounds and perspectives. We also acknowledge that gender is fluid and exists on a spectrum. Therefore we will consider “women” in the most open sense possible.

WE WANT YOUR SUGGESTIONS

Some Considerations:

  • Casting:  Due to demands of enrollment and efficiency, the cast must have roles for at least 10 actors.
  • Technical demands of the set and other special effects must be achievable on a limited budget.
  • Although we have not determined if we have the resources to produce a musical next season, we would love to hear your suggestions.

Please use the form below to submit your thoughts.  Feel free to include any or all of the following Information in your message:

  • Playwright’s Name
  • Specific plays by the playwright.
  • Thoughts on why this playwright or play is compelling for you and or our community.

Peter and the Starcatcher Cast

To All who auditioned, thank you for your time and commitment.  It’s a blessing to have such an abundance of skilled and talented actors to choose from. This has been one of the hardest casting situations for me.

Cast, first rehearsal will be Monday, January 29th at 6:30 PM on the Howard Brubeck Stage.  Please arrive on time (10 minutes early if possible) dressed for movement and thoroughly prepared for the adventure of this show.  During the break you should read the play several times and begin working the script and memorizing lines.  I will send an email with access to the script.

We have 4 weeks of rehearsal before tech. This is one week shorter than I thought.  Somehow, I miscalculated when I looked at the production schedule.  To ensure that we have the most amazing show possible, I’m considering adding some rehearsal. I’d like to do three sessions during the week of January 22, devoted primarily to physical and vocal training to prepare for the shows.  Because classes are not in session yet, it might be possible to meet in the daytime instead of night.

Please send me an email confirming that you accept your role and detailing your availablilty during the week of January 22.  I’m thrilled and excited for our work on this magical adventure story. mmufson@palomar.edu

Molly                                                 Isabell Oraha

Boy/Peter                                          Jonathan Middleton

Aster                                                 Noah Parr

Black Stache                                     Viviana McCormick

Smee                                                 Sara Kinney

Mrs Bumbrake; Teacher                   Matthew Whetstone

Alf                                                     Erin Brunansky

Ted                                                    Mikala Tolbert

Prentiss                                             Ky  Kinney

Grempkin; Mack; Sanchez                Caden Berry

Bill Slank; Hawking Clam                  James Soto

Captain Scott                                    Elias Questenberg

Fighting Prawn                                 João Vincent Lewis

Ensemble                                          Amira Dia, Iko Starks, Rusty Dimagiba

Peter and the Starcatcher Callbacks

Thank you to all who auditioned.  The following people are called back for Saturday from 1:00 – 5:00 PM.  Please wear clothes for movement and bring your imaginations.

Caden Berry

Neha  Curtiss

Delaney  Deitrich

Amira Diaz

Rusty Dimagiba

Omar Fox

Ky  Kinney

Sara Kinney

Leah  Lebrun

Grayson Leu

João Vincent Lewis

Jolyon  Maxillion

Jonathan Middleton

Isabel Oraha

Noah Parr

Elias Questenberg

Kelly Saunders

Iko Starks

Mikala Tolbert

Matthew Whetstone

Austin Williams

Lorrena Harvey

Lorrena Harvey

Technical Theatre Coordinator

760-744-1150 ext 2567

lharvey@palomar.edu

Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World May Be Here Sooner Than You Think

Dramatized by David Rogers
Directed by Michael Mufson
Movement by Molly Faulkner
Live Music by João Vincent Lewis

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Palomar College Studio Theatre

Friday, September 29 @ 7 PM
Saturday, September 30 @ 7 PM
Sunday, October 1 @ 2 PM
Thursday,October 5 @ 4 PM
Friday,October 6 @ 7 PM
Saturday ,October 7 @ 7PM
Sunday, October 8 @ 2 PM

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Aldous Huxley set his remarkable novel 600 years in the future, but today, just 85 years after its publication, Huxley’s Brave New World seems all too familiar and it will be here sooner than you think.  Starting Friday, September 29th, Brave New World will come alive in our intimate and immersive Studio Theatre for seven performances.

Welcome to the year A.F. (After Ford) 632, the ultimate world of mass distraction. Perpetual youth, sexual liberation, the Soma holiday, media-state-entertainment conditioning and genetic engineering create a world of perfect contentment; unless you happen to be different. This immersive mixed-media theatre experience will take you on an unforgettable trip into Huxley’s strange but familiar future.

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Palomar Symphony Orchestra: Let’s Dance! & Movie Night Out!

The Palomar Symphony Orchestra teams up with the Escondido History Center to present 2 FREE Concerts in Grape Day Park!

Concert #1, Sunday, June 11th, 5PM: Let’s Dance! Music by Duke Ellington, Offenbach, Dvorak, Copland, Strauss, Borodin and more! Plus, a cool mini concert by the amazing Fortissimo Orchestra!

Concert #2, Sunday, June 18th, 5PM: Movie Night Out! Listen to music from 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Wars, The King’s Speech, and of course, James Bond.

Today at Concert Hour! Honors Recital!!

The Palomar Applied Music Honors Recital showcases Palomar’s top music students in both the vocal and instrumental disciplines. Come and listen to an afternoon of beautiful music.

William Cowie, piano
Michael Almanza, cello
Fiona Lu, piano
Delaney Dietrich, mezzo-soprano
Clara Kelly, soprano
Miyuki Matsuyama, piano
Nichole DiGangi, soprano
Emily Patricia Harrington, flute
Adrian Jakob Barfoed Martinez, timpani
Daniel Gonazalez, alto saxophone; Aaron Miramontes, trumpet;Oscar Ramirez, piano; Shannon Nauss, electric bass; Kai Taylor, drums

Howard Brubeck Theatre at 12:30pm

Bring a friend, it’s FREE!

Faculty Dance! Final show today, May 21!

Faculty Dance

Palomar dance faculty members reveal creativity and imagination in what is always a lively dance extravaganza celebrated in a variety of styles: ballet, musical theatre, tap, jazz, Hawaiian/Tahitian, Middle Eastern, ballroom, hip hop and modern dance.

Directed by Patriceann Mead

May 21

Sunday, 2pm

Howard Brubeck Theatre

This Weekend! Faculty Dance!!

Faculty Dance

Palomar dance faculty members reveal creativity and imagination in what is always a lively dance extravaganza celebrated in a variety of styles: ballet, musical theatre, tap, jazz, Hawaiian/Tahitian, Middle Eastern, ballroom, hip hop and modern dance.

Directed by Patriceann Mead

May 19-21

Friday, Saturday, 7pm

Sunday, 2pm

Howard Brubeck Theatre