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Join us for an exciting 2019-2020 season of plays!

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Inside the Actor's Process: Love Scenes
Coordinated by Ben Cole

Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at 7:30 pm
Feb. 1 at 2:00 pm

In a world that seems to be saturated with negativity, a betray mixed motives, less-than-stellar ideals, and imperfect behavior. This behind-the-scenes storytelling featuring contemporary lovers, classic lovers, and everything in-between. What makes love? The time may change, but more than anything else,




Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris
Directed by Jeannette Thomas

March 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 at 7:30 pm
March 14, 21 at 2:00 pm

Spanning 50 years, this insightful, satirical drama from playwright Bruce Norris is a witty exploration of race relations, the "ownership" of neighborhoods, and the breakdown of communication in American society. Borrowing a character from Lorraine Hansberry's classic
A Raisin in the Sun , the play opens in 1959 with Bev and Russ selling their house to the first African-American family in the neighborhood, causing discomfort among
some of their white neighbors.
Act Two turns the tables by jumping to 2009, where the same house is being sold by a white couple who, oblivious to the wishes of their
African-American neighbors, plan to tear it down and
rebuild it.

Winner of both the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Clybourne Park "holds the mirror up to nature" and, as the best plays often do, challenges to who we are at our core.

Clifford Odets Golden Boy by
Brian Rickel

May 14,15,16,21,22,23 at 7:30 pm
May 16, 23 at 2:00 pm

Golden Boy tells the story of a young man Joe named, whose cockeyed notions of the world cause society to laugh at him. A musician at heart, he longs for success in another way. Discovering his talent as a prizefighter, Joe excels at a career that threatens his love for music, and ultimately his life. But when a terrible tragedy unfolds during his final fight, Joe's spirit is crushed and the money and fame he has acquired soon mean nothing to him. Not even those who give him courage to face defeat can lift this young man out of his despair. Will love be enough to save him? Even that is uncertain.

Considered to be Clifford Odets' preeminent theatrical endeavor, Golden Boy proves itself at turns shocking, funny, tragic, and breathtaking, truly earning its praise as a classic of American theater.

The 2020 Summer Arts Conservatory Production! 

A New Pop Musical! Book by Jeannette Thomas

July 23,24,25,29,30,31, Aug. 1


Performances will be held in the brand-new Grossmont College Visual and Performing Arts Center

Back by popular demand! Join us as we celebrate the classic fairytale of love lost and found, with this remount of our wildly popular 2015 Summer Conservatory production, Cinderella.   The musical version of this family-pleasing story is sure to delight audiences of all ages! Will Prince Charming find the owner of the glass slipper? Will the wicked step-sisters steal him away? Will Cinderella finally find her happily ever after? This charming musical & find out!

Last Updated: 12/05/2019
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