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BC to present “12 Angry Jurors”

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Angel Magdaleno, Reporter

November 18, 2019

There are 12 people sitting at a long table in a jury room. They are discussing the fate of a teen who is being charged as an adult for allegedly murder...

Reading Cinemas celebrates Halloween with horror movies

David Portillo, Reporter

October 4, 2019

Reading Cinemas is hosting an array of classic horror films throughout the month for its second annual “horror fest” which began on Oct. 2.  Every Wednesday will host a new horror movie all starting at 7 p.m. The only exception will be on Oct. 30, will show the movie “Psycho” on Halloween night.  Oct. 9 will be showing the dark horror-comedy “Shaun of the Dead”.  Oct. 16 will h...

Ambera Williams(left) and Whitney Herbst(right) prepare to introduce the cast in the opening number.

Camelot comes to the Stars Theatre

October 4, 2019

Stars Theatre Restaurant put on a production of “Camelot” on Sept. 29.  The musical tells the story of a young King who dreams of a better kingdom. ...

BC’s THEA B2A and B2B showcases Valentines Day performance

Jasmin Velezquez, Reporter

February 22, 2019

Bakersfield College THEA B2A and B2B classes performed a free Valentine’s Day themed show on Feb 13. The show consisted of improv games and monologues describing love and heartbreak. “It took about 4 or 5 classes to get everything together,” said BC professor Kimberly Chin. Students stopped by to watch enjoyed the show. It made people laugh as the performers gave funny...

The Empty Space presents “Dancing In Lughnasa”

Charr Davenport, Reporter

August 31, 2018

The Empty Space Theater opened its production of “Dancing in Lughnasa” on Aug. 24 to a nearly full house. The play, directed by Mendy McMasters, runs until Sep 8 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. “Dancing in Lughnasa,” originally written by Brian Friel, is set in Ireland during 1936. It is told through the eyes of Michael (played by Brian...

Hamlet (Ryan Lee) performs his famous soliloquy.

Hamlet starts off the annual Shakespeare Festival

October 4, 2017

“To be or not to be,” that was the main question on the opening day of “Hamlet” on Sept 29. The play revolved around two important themes: revenge...

New theater opens with Shakespeare plays

New theater opens with Shakespeare plays

October 8, 2014

The long awaited opening for the outdoor theater has finally come to an end. With the Shakespeare festival going on, it will bring two timeless plays:...

Theater department deals with closure

Theater department deals with closure

Keith Kaczmarek, Reporter

March 14, 2012

With the Speech and Music Building locked down for repairs, the theater department and Theater Club are left without the stages and workrooms needed to...

‘Faust’ brings storybook feel

‘Faust’ brings storybook feel

October 5, 2011

Walking into The Empty Space for Bakersfield College’s first production of “Faust” is like walking into an old scary storybook. Goethes’s “Faust”...

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