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Fall Theater Season Brings Poets and Superheroes to Life

September 2, 2014

Cole Porter, Mark Twain and Henry David Thoreau are making their way to a Cal State Fullerton stage this fall with tales of love, loss and liberation. Among the performances slated for the season:

Hearts Like Fists
Sept. 26 - Oct. 19, Hallberg Theatre
This action-packed comedy-love story has an evil doctor terrorizing happy lovers and a group of heroines swooping in to save the day.

Is He Dead?
Oct. 10 - 26, Young Theatre
Written by Mark Twain in 1898 and adapted for the modern stage more than 100 years later, this comedy focuses on a struggling painter who stages his death to increase the value of his work.

Fall Dance Theatre
Oct. 23 - Nov. 2, Little Theatre
CSUF students and faculty members stage a grand performance of movement, technique and style.

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail
Nov. 7 - 23, Young Theatre
The famous poet and transcendentalist spends a night in jail for refusing to pay taxes, in protest of the Mexican-American War.

Kiss Me, Kate
Nov. 21 - Dec. 14, Little Theatre
Cole Porter used a production of Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" and the drama taking place on and off the stage as the music-filled setting for the biggest hit of his career.

More information and tickets are available online.

Media Contacts:
Julie Bussell, 657-278-2434
Sarah Muñoz, 657-278-3801

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