The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN.
The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again., written by Alice Birch and directed by Sean Graney.
About the play: This is a feminist alarm that scrutinizes the language, actions, and hidden biases of our society that unfairly favors men over women. Playwright Alice Birch puts forth a call for contemporary women to dismantle or sabotage anything that is complicit in their oppression.
The preview for Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. is on March 6 at 7pm. The show runs March 8, 9, 10, 16, and 17 at 7:30pm, with a 2pm matinee on March 10. Performances are at the Mandel Weiss Forum in the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Theatre District on UC San Diego's campus: 2910 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla, CA. For information about parking, please see the website.
Tickets are $20 for regular performances. Subscriptions and group rates are available. Student tickets are $10 for regular performances. Faculty, staff, alumni and senior citizens discounts available as well. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the box office at (858) 534-4574.
The production staff includes Sean Graney (Director), Samantha Rojales (Scenic Designer), Annie Le (Costume Designer), Brandon H Rosen (Lighting Designer), MaeAnn Ross (Sound Designer), Ursula Meyer (Vocal Coach), Kristin Leadbetter (Dramaturg), Jenna Dern (Assistant Director), Hsi-An Chen (Assistant Scenic Designer), Christopher Flagstad (Assistant Costume Designer), Isabella Calabrese (Assistant Costume Designer), Justin Beets (Assistant Lighting Designer), Kasson Marroquin (Production Stage Manager), Tyler Larson (Assistant Stage Manager), Jacob Halpern-Weitzman (Assistant Stage Manager), Rosanna Wong (Production Assistant), Carissa Cash (Wardrobe Supervisor), Joel Fullerton (Deck Carpenter), Kirstiana Rosas (Costume Crew), Natalie Tran (Costume Crew), Chad Burlin (Scenic Crew), Hayden Emmerson (Scenic Crew), Tim Niupalau (Sound Board Op), and Eunice Kim (Light Board Op).
About the playwright: Alice Birch is the co-winner of the 2014 George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright. She also won the Arts Foundation Award for Playwriting 2014 and was shortlisted for the Bruntwood Prize 2013 and the Susan Smith Blackburn Award 2015 and 2012. Her plays include: Katie Mitchell's Ophelias Zimmer (Schaubühne / Royal Court Theatre, published by Oberon); We Want You to Watch (National Theatre, published by Oberon); Little Light (Orange Tree Theatre, published by Oberon); Little On The Inside (Almeida/Clean Break); Salt (Comedie de Valence); Flying the Nest (BBC Radio 4); and Many Moons (Theatre 503, published by Oberon). Alice is the writer of the feature film Lady Macbeth (BBC Films / BFI / Creative England) due for release in 2016. She is currently under commission to The Royal Court Theatre, Paines Plough, Clean Break and the National Theatre.
About the director: Sean Graney is a Chicago-based theater artist who passionately cares about the audience. For over twenty years, he has concentrated on adapting and directing stories to create relevant theatrical pieces for our contemporary society. In November of 2014, after a three-year hiatus, he returned to being the Artistic Director of The Hypocrites, a Chicago theater company he founded in 1997. In 2013, he was a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University where he completed writing All Our Tragic, a twelve-hour adaptation combining all thirty-two surviving Greek Tragedies. It garnered six Joseph Jefferson Awards, including best Director and Best Adaptation. He has four other Joesph Jefferson Awards for directing and adaptation. He is also the director and co-adaptor three Gilbert & Sullivan operettas, which have been playing at many great theaters across the country. In 2013, he was honored with the Helen Coburn Meier and Tim Meier Arts Achievement Award. From 2004-2006, he was a participant in the NEA/TCG Career Development Program for Directors. He attended Emerson College (a long time ago) and has taught at University of Chicago, The Theater School at DePaul University, Columbia College Chicago and Lake Forest College.