4 actors and a great play – “Two Sisters and a Piano” review

Lt. Portuondo (Reyes), Sofia Obispo (Moreno) and Maria Celia Obispo (Hernandez) during a tense exchange after a close call almost sent Maria to jail.
Krys Shahin, Editor-in-Chief
March 5, 2020

Los Medanos College’s chilling performance of “Two Sisters and a Piano” had the crowd roaring by the end of the second act. The play, which ran from Feb. 27 through Feb. 29 in the Little Theater,...

Alumni to star in play

Karen Hernandez rehearses at LMC Little Theater.
Spencer Cameron, Staff Writer
February 24, 2020

The Los Medanos College Drama department is performing their first play of the semester with a rendition of “2 Sisters and a Piano.” Originally written by Cuban-American playwright Nilo Cruz and published...

‘The Girl in the Red Hood’ mural finished

Yesenia Mendez, Staff Writer
February 6, 2020

During the fall 2019 semester Drama Director Nick Garcia commissioned a new mural for the Little Theater ticket booth. The mural, named “The Girl in Red,” was executed by Eric Sanchez’s ART-010 2-Dimensional...

Musician plays with pride

Musician plays with pride
Hillary Hetrick, @hillarymhetrick
November 14, 2019

Los Medanos College hosted one of its Equity Speaker Series events in the Little Theatre Friday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. The free concert featured Eli Conley, an indie singer-songwriter and out gay transgender...

Zuniga nominated for Theatre Bay Area Award

Dr. Luis Zuniga poses at the piano. Zuniga was nominated for Best Music Direction for his work on “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” which included Los Medanos College students in its orchestra.
Spencer Batute, @batutie_
November 7, 2019

Dr. Luis Zuniga, Director of LMC Orchestra and Band, was recently nominated for an award for Outstanding Music Direction by Theatre Bay Area, one of the largest theatre service organizations in the United...

Club jokes around

Jordyn Toscano, @jordyn.toscano
October 3, 2019

The Shenanigans club at Los Medanos College acts as a safe place for students interested in both school involvement and theatre. The club meets in the Little Theater every Wednesday 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Founded...

Musical sends audience to heaven

The cast of “Sister Act” rocks the pews and shares the love during their opening weekend, closing out their Sunday, Sept. 8 performance at the Pittsburg Community Theatre.
Erick Amaya, Staff Writer
September 13, 2019

Pittsburg Community Theatre’s [PCT] opening night of “Sister Act” was welcomed with a sold-out theater. After much anticipation, the curtains for the performance finally opened Sept. 8, shortly after...

Heavenly Performance of Sister Act Sells Out

The cast of
Erick Amaya, Staff Writer
September 10, 2019

Pittsburg Community Theatre’s [PCT] opening night of “Sister Act” was welcomed with a sold-out theater. After much anticipation, the curtains for the performance finally opened Sept. 8, shortly after...

Rock the pews with play

Rock the pews with play
Katie Loughran, @Katie__Loughran
September 5, 2019

Pittsburg Community Theatre is set to “Rock the Pews” this Saturday with their upcoming performance of “Sister Act”.  The musical, based on the hit 1992 musical comedy film of the same name,...

Drama gets ‘Connected’

Connected cast members post performance.
A.R. Broom, @AlexanderRBroom
April 11, 2019

Los Medanos College Drama Department shut the curtain for the final time on their rendition of Lia Romero's "Connected" to a sold-out show April 29. The transition heavy show was a series of interactions...

Little theater improves accessibility

Students rehearse for the upcoming play
Nick Campbell, @TheNCExperience
February 28, 2019

Tucked away on the third level of Los Medanos College, the Little Theater has hosted numerous plays over the years. Its walls have seen countless students come through its lair and bore witness to countless...

‘Ajax’ debuts at California Theater

Devareary Williams, Ajax, delivers impassioned speech.
Marc Lopez, @KaptainMarc
December 9, 2018

“Ajax” may be a historical Greek play but that did not stop the LMC Drama Department from modernizing it for audiences at the California Theater. Nick Garcia and the rest of the cast did an impressive...

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