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From 'Twelve Angry Jurors' to 'And Then There Were None'

Upcoming Theater Season Features Comedy, Musicals, Drama

July 16, 2013

"Twelve Angry Jurors," based on the Emmy Award-winning movie, "Twelve Angry Men," kicks off Cal State Fullerton's Theatre and Dance Department's 2013-14 show season.

The play, starting Sept. 27, is focused on the debate between jurors on a trial of a 19-year-old charged with the fatal stabbing of his father. The discussion becomes personal between those deciding the accused's fate. The Sherman Sergel adaption will be directed by Jeremy Lewis and performed in the Hallberg Theatre of the Clayes Performing Arts Center through Oct. 20.

Also slated for the fall:
Oct. 11 – 27
Broadway hit musical comedy "Xanadu," about a Greek muse who descends from Mt. Olympus on a quest to inspire a struggling artist create a roller disco

Oct. 18-Nov. 3
William Shakespeare's comedic play "Much Ado About Nothing" about the tangled, twisted wooing and wedding of two pairs of lovers

Nov. 7-17
Fall Dance Theatre featuring original works created by faculty and students

Nov. 22-Dec. 15
Holiday comedy "Inspecting Carol" about a small professional theater company's effort to put on the play "A Christmas Carol"

Spring productions include:
Feb. 21-March 16
Theresa Rebeck's "Dollhouse," based on Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House"

March 7-23
"The School for Lies," adapted from Moliére's "The Misanthrope"

April 18-May 4
Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None," a mystery about 10 people, each with something to hide and to fear

May 1-11
Spring Dance Theatre

To order tickets or more information, go to the arts website.

Media Contact:
Julie Bussell, jbussell@fullerton.edu, 657-278-2434

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