The Miriam Ellis International Playhouse


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.

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