Fri Nov 15, 2019
Zellerbach Playhouse
This captivating play within a play tells the corresponding stories of an agrarian land dispute and a young servant who sacrifices her own well-being to raise an abandoned child. Bertolt Brecht masterfully employs historification and distancing to reveal the hidden (and not so hidden) oppression of the powerless by the powerful.
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Doe Library
In 1991, the Taiwanese experimental theatre company U Theatre started incorporating the Baishatun Matsu pilgrimage into their actor training. The actors joined thousands of Taiwanese pilgrims in the religious procession devoted to the goddess Matsu, walking 350 kilometers from Baishatun to Bei-gang in nine days. During the late 1990s, an increasing number of experimental theatre companies also...
Thu Feb 20, 2020
Zellerbach Playhouse
Challenging choreographers, performers, and audience members to explore the intersections of dance and community, the annual TDPS dance concert will pose critical questions for our divisive times: How can dance create inclusive exchanges between audiences and performers? How can dance making be a form of community making?
Thu Mar 12, 2020
Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)
In a nameless town. At an unknown time. A community is on edge as arsonists wreak havoc in the night, going door to door, setting homes ablaze. When the self-assured businessman Biedermann finds himself with the arsonists on his doorstep, will he be prepared for their cunning and coercive tactics?
Fri Apr 24, 2020
Zellerbach Playhouse
In 23rd Century Nueva New York, the dwindling white American population is protected by the federal government. Two of the last are brought to the Museum of Natural History as a living exhibit in the Hall of Caucasian Peoples, only to be freed by a sympathetic gift shop employee. Is society ready for their return?