Author: Faith Flippen

Community Production: Conjunto

USC Professor Oliver Mayer’s drama explores interactions between Japanese, Mexican and Filipino American farmers and farm workers in California during World War II. When Min…

Second Stage: Our Town

First produced in 1938, Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Our Town continues to reveal universal truths about community and love, life and death. Guided by a…

Ghosts of USC: A Historical Immersive Haunt

Enter (if you dare) the enchanting-but-spooky Tudor Revival mansion just north of campus to experience Ghosts of USC. This immersive, walk-through theatrical event will transport…


‘Join us’ for the musical journey of Pippin, the son of a powerful king who wants to be extraordinary. Through battlefields, orgies, revolution, and finally…

Hit the Wall

On a humid night in the summer of 1969, police raid the Stonewall Inn, sparking several days of protests and launching modern LGBTQ+ activism in…

Photos of August Wilson, Suzan-Lori Parks and Jeremy O'Harris

Celebrating Black American Playwrights

Recognizing revolutionary contributions of Black playwrights to American literature.

Working with SDA’s Office of EDI, we are highlighting Black creatives whose work has served as an act of protest and healing, and provided inspiration for all Americans.


Alumni Q&A: Rebecca Mellinger BA ’17

For our Alumni Q&A series, Rebecca Mellinger BA ’17 discusses her work using entertainment and media platforms to drive social change, advice for students and more.

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