The play I am in, Tooth and Nail, opens next week:
UC Berkeley’s Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies presents the U.S. Premiere of:
TOOTH AND NAIL
Directed by Laura Levin
Puppets by Heather Crow
November 12 – 21
Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall, entrance near Dwinelle Annex)
Tooth and Nail conjures the specter of apartheid through a spellbinding procession of images, narrative fragments, and gigantic puppets. Written in the final years of apartheid by South Africa’s renowned collective, the Junction Avenue Theater Company, the play questions the place of art and political resistance in the “New South Africa.”
November 12 (8pm), November 13 (8pm), November 14 (7pm)
November 19 (8pm)*, November 20 (8pm), November 21 (2pm)
*Playwright/Director Malcom Purkey, a founding member of the Junction Avenue Theatre Company, will lead a post-performance discussion on November 19th. This event was made possible through the support of the Consortium for the Arts and the Townsend Center for the Humanities.
Tickets prices are $14.00 general admission; $10.00 for UC faculty/staff; and $8.00 for students/seniors. Advance tickets may be purchased by phone at TicketWeb by calling (866) 468-3399 or online at www.ticketweb.com (search for UC Berkeley). Advance tickets may also be purchased in-person at the Zellerbach Playhouse box office on Fridays from 1pm to 4pm. Tickets may also be purchased at the door one hour prior to each performance.
Playwright/Director Malcom Purkey, a founding member of the Junction Avenue Theatre Companyy will give a public lecture: “South African Theatre in Post-Apartheid Democracy” on November 17th at 4pm in the Durham Studio Theater. This event was made possible through the support of the Consortium for the Arts and the Townsend Center for the Humanities.