April 13–24, 2023
Two off-campus opportunities to watch the work of talented students in Anna in the Tropics and The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe: Revisited.
Play 1: Anna in the Tropics
By Nilo Cruz
Directed by Luis Alfaro
Enveloped in romance and poetry, set against the backdrop of a Cuban cigar factory during the Prohibition Era, the lives of a Cuban family unravel after the arrival of a new lector. As tensions between old tradition and new ways rise, relationships are tested and changed forever. Join actors from the USC School of Dramatic Arts as they perform this tantalizing body of work in a creative and innovative performance medium.
24th Street Theatre
Performance Dates & Time
Thursday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 15, at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 15, at 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 16, at 2:30 p.m.
Play 2: The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe: Revisited
By Jane Wagner
Originally Performed by Lily Tomlin
Directed by Ken Sawyer
Jane Wagner’s iconic play has been reinvented to be performed by a company of multiple actors from the USC School of Dramatic Arts. In The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe: Revisited audiences embark on a hilarious, tender and profound journey through the streets, across the world and far beyond.
Renberg Theatre at the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center
Performance Date & Time
Monday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m.