Theatre

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Linking charity with performing arts

When people think of actors, words like “egotistical” and “pretentious” often come to mind. Rarely do people ever describe actors as selfless. Citrus student Jacquie Fregeolle, 23, is looking to change that. Currently the secretary to the assistant of the dean of performing arts, Fregeolle has spent her life acting, directing, producing, and doing everything…

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Norwegian resistance: “The Epiphany”

What would you do? That is the question posed by Citrus College professor and playwright Bruce Olaf Solheim, Ph.D., in this new drama, “The Epiphany.” The play, based on his own family history, is set in Nazi-occupied Norway in the 1940s. During the invasion in World War II, a Nazi officer took over Solheim’s family…

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Bittersweet Romance in “This Is Not What I Ordered”

“This Is Not What I Ordered” delivered a performance that resembled the hopelessly desperate and passionately clumsy world of romance. Written by Stephen Fife and directed in Citrus College’s Little Theatre by Neil Weiss, the six short plays hilariously captured the lovesick night owls that take residence at a bar/restaurant. Set in present day Los…

Showcase brings the ‘world to an end’

From the student writers, directors, and actors of Citrus College comes a play that takes a new spin on the apocalypse: “Scenes From the End of The World”, being performed June 3rd at 5pm in the Little Theatre. Unlike the Fall student showcase, “Emerging American Voices”, where professors handle the directing of student works, this…

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‘Book of Days’ whips up suspense

Written by Lanford Wilson and directed in Citrus College’s Little Theatre by Cherie Brown, the two act murder mystery “Book of Days” packs an engrossing and quirky punch to the spring theater lineup. This play is a whirlwind–– literally. There is a really cool tornado scene in the first act. Set in Dublin, Missouri during…

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Women’s ensemble shouts ‘hooray for hollywood’

Under the direction of Citrus alumnus Vonetta N. Mixson, the Citrus College Women’s Ensemble will open their annual showcase, this year titled, “Hooray for Hollywood” on June 12 at 8 p.m. and will run until June 14. The women of this musical group were first introduced to Mixson’s musical selection in January and have worked…

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Review : Pitch Perfect 2

Jordyn Perry Review : Pitch Perfect 2 When Pitch Perfect was released in 2012, it became an instant hit. Combining the addicting and foot tapping musicals that the covers for the popular hit songs of todays day and age, along with the hilarity that ‘Fat Amy’ along with the rest of the cast brings to…