The Miriam Ellis International Playhouse

Description: 

The Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics, Cowell College, and Stevenson College, will present The Miriam Ellis International Playhouse (MEIP), an annual multilingual program of fully-staged short theater pieces, for its 15th season. Four public performances will be held on May 14, 15, 16, 17, at 8:00PM at the Stevenson Event Center, UCSC, and will feature works in French, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish, with English super-titles. The program will be directed by Language lecturers and performed by Language students. There is no admission charge.

This year's works include: (in French) THE GAP, by Ionesco, and a scene from THE WOULD-BE GENTLEMAN by Molière, directed by Miriam Ellis; (in Italian) BROTHER ATM and SERENDIPITY, by Benni, directed by Giulia Centineo; (in Japanese) SWEET POISON, traditional, directed by Sakae Fujita; (in Russian) THE PATIENT, by Dovlatov, directed by Natalya Samokhina; (in Spanish) MISERY, by Güiraldes, directed by Marta Navarro. The pieces range in time from medieval and classical periods to modern-day theater, with emphasis on their comic elements.

Location: 
Stevenson Event Center
Admission: 
Free
Invited Audience: 
Event dates: 
05/14/2015 - 8:00pm
05/15/2015 - 8:00pm
05/16/2015 - 8:00pm
05/17/2015 - 8:00pm