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“Death and Silence” befalls LMC

“Death and Silence” befalls LMC

Azi Carter, acarter@lmcexperience.com
April 26, 2017
Filed under Features

Looking for a bad-assed female lead from the post-apocalyptic adventure filled with zombies was how Death and Silence began, according to student playwright Ariel Dunn. Dunn has bragging rights as her production opens in Los Medanos College’s Little Theatre Monday, May 1.      “In hi...

Satirical production takes ‘shape’

Satirical production takes ‘shape’

Perry Continente and Kimberly Stelly
March 23, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

“Shapeless,” a dark satirical play with a social justice bent, is coming to Los Medanos College in April. The play focuses on body image issues and societal pressures that woman of all shapes and sizes face. The play, written by Sean Carthew, and directed by LMC’s own Du’Praiseja Smith,...

Garcia directs his own story

Garcia directs his own story

Samantha Hernandez
February 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Profile, Top Stories

Originally planning to major in business, Drama Professor Nick Garcia has been teaching at LMC for eight years and has traveled many roads since his beginnings in a small divided town in Colorado. Although Garcia has some early Southern California roots, he mainly grew up in Colorado, where the biggest...

Drama preps for stage

Drama preps for stage

Jordan Neel, jneel@lmcexperience.com
February 7, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Drama students and faculty are busily prepping for their upcoming plays this spring. With a healthy mix of different genre, directors and even show length, this season provides something for everyone. The lineup includes “Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train,” in late March, “Shape...

‘Boeing’ set to take off

‘Boeing’ set to take off

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
December 2, 2016
Filed under Features

The Los Medanos College Drama Department is bringing the show “Boeing Boeing” to the LMC community at the California Theatre in downtown Pittsburg beginning Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. Drama Department chair Nick Garcia will be directing the comedic play written by Marc Camoletti. This semester’s...

‘Brother Gary’ brings the laughs

‘Brother Gary’ brings the laughs

Sarah D. Gonzales, sgonzales@lmcexperience.com
October 21, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

“Brother Gary,” the unique play featured at Los Medanos College's little theater and directed by Jack Nicolaus, touched up on the controversial topic of diversity while also successfully maintaining a pleasantly light and humorous tone. Bay Area playwright Ramiz Monsif tells the story surrounding ...

Video pegs theft suspect

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com
October 13, 2016
Filed under News, Top Stories

Los Medanos College Police Services is still actively investigating thefts that occurred on campus a few weeks ago. They are determining whether or not the incidents were connected and tied to a person of interest identified through video surveillance. According to Lieutenant Chad Wehrmiester, the footage ...

Play is ready for laughs

Play is ready for laughs

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexperience.com
October 6, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

During rehearsal of what the cast of “Brother Gary” calls “the dinner scene,” even director Jack Nicolaus could not suppress giggles and sporadic laughter while five minutes of a silent scene was acted out in front of him. Consisting of seven actors and 12 characters, the story of “Brothe...

‘Meeting’ is filled with spirit

‘Meeting’ is filled with spirit

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
September 30, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Riddled with endless metaphors and foreshadowing, “The Meeting” has brought topics relevant to the injustices going on in today’s society to the Los Medanos College community despite some issues with the writing. Written by Jeff Stetson, this show tells the tale of a fictional meeting between Mart...

Drama takes on a full semester

Drama takes on a full semester

Teresa Gaines, tgaines@lmcexpereince.com
August 25, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

If you’ve never witnessed a play performed by the Dramatic Arts Department of Los Medanos College, this semester is a perfect opportunity for you to make up for lost time. You’re especially in luck if you enjoy comedic or socially relevant works, as the scheduled shows have an overall comic and whimsical...

Drama tackles ‘Project’

Drama tackles ‘Project’

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
April 27, 2016
Filed under Features

The Los Medanos College directing class is bringing the show “Project Serenity” to the Little Theater beginning Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. The story is set in a mental hospital that uses virtual reality technology on its patients to control them. “It is very indicative of a cyclical paradigm...

Production ‘Pretty’ smashing

Beatriz Hernandez, bhernandez@lmcexperience.com
April 22, 2016
Filed under Features

In a world with obsessed beauty, the Los Medanos College drama department’s production of “Reasons to Be Pretty,” is able to educate its audience on the subject of self-image and the consequences of words, despite minor issues with the writing. This show is the third and final installment in...

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