Musical Once On This Island from California Young Actors Conservatory
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The last date listed for Once On This Island was Sunday January 20, 2008 / 1:00pm.
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A wedding toast turns into a one-man virtuoso performance of the greatest Jewish play of all time in The Dybbuk (for Hannah and Sam's Wedding). Multiple Drama Critics Circle Award-winner (and acclaimed multi-character actor) Ron Campbell makes his highly anticipated return to San Diego in this staged reading of the timeless, chilling story of love and exorcism about a young Jewish woman possessed by the wandering spirit of her predestined -- and deceased -- husband. Adapted from Jewish playwright S. Ansky's seminal work and directed by Todd Salovey, the performance features haunting music composed and performed by Yale Strom and members of Hot Pstromi. Learn More
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This performance was a pleasant surprise! I expected a small community theatre venue with talented young actors and actresses suited for a local level of performance. What I got was a beautiful, comfortable venue, with professional stage and set. The young actors and actresses by far surpassed my expectations some of whom clearly had world class talent. I found myself forgetting the youth of the majority of these performers as I was treated to voices fit for Broadway! It was a lively performance with a wonderful plot line and catchy tunes. The whole family could enjoy this event, even if the young ones might not pick up on all the intricacies of the script, which was very well done.
Ms. Prophet turned in a stellar performance as Ti Moune, with a voice that fills the room and could do so at any venue.
This was my first experience with CYAC. I highly recommend this event and will be looking forward to the next CYAC performance.
This Tony Award-nominated musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime) is based on “The Little Mermaid” novel My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy. Presented as a “play within a play,” the story is told in song and dance by a cast of village storytellers who join together during a storm on a small island of the French Antilles. The tale they tell is one of struggle between races, classes and the will of the gods who rule their superstitious lives. Forbidden love, destiny and fate make this enchanting story a winner for all ages.
About the Ticket Supplier: ACT-San Diego
Actors’ Conservatory Theatre (ACT – San Diego) is an exciting new theatre company for young people. ACT’s mission is to provide educational and artistic opportunities to young actors to perform, act and learn the art of stagecraft in a fun, satisfying, yet highly professional environment. This shall be accomplished by teaching, practicing and performing live theatre with youth who are interested in learning and becoming more involved in stage acting.
ACT offers classes and workshops taught by well-respected, professional actors and teachers. ACT also produces youth theatre productions of the highest quality to be found in San Diego with a production staff led by all-pro actor/directors, producers, musical directors and choreographers.