2002 Theatre Archive

  • February 10 2002
  • (Julia Morgan Center For The Arts)

New works dance concert choreographed by Erick Kupers, Laura Renaud-Wilson, Edmer Lazaro, Frances Sedayao, Dorcas Sims and guest choreographer Margaret Jenkins.

  • February 11-17, 2002

Cal State Hayward’s Theatre and Dance Department will host the regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Feb. 11 to 17. Schools from five states are scheduled to showcase their productions, compete for various awards and participate in workshops and seminars throughout the event.


  • March 8-9, 15-16 2002
  • (Univ. Theatre)

A dance concert celebrating the life and art of Marcel Duchamp. There will be a variety of unique performances created by faculty choreographers Laura Renaud-Wilson, Laura Ellis, Nina Haft and Eric Kupers and also a guest choreographer, the renowned Margaret Jenkins.

  • April 4-6 2002
  • (Univ. Theatre)

A dance culmination concert by advanced students choreographed by Frances Duke, Edmer Lazaro, Frances Sedayao, and Dorcas Sims.

Alice In Wonder

  • May 4-5 2002
  • Adapted from the story by Lewis Carroll
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz.
  • (Univ. Theatre)

Alice’s adventures down a rabbit hole with the most eccentric of characters, the Mad Hatters, the Cheshire Cat, the Dormouse, the Ugly Duchess and the Queen of Hearts.

I Never Saw Another Butterfly

  • May 3-4,10-12 2002
  • Adapted by Celeste Raspanti,
  • Directed by Karen Moore
  • (Studio Theatre)

Of the 15,000 children who passed through the ghetto of Terenin in the hills outside Prague, only 100 survived Nazi genocide. Artwork and poetry made by the children was discovered ten years after the war and combined in a collection entitled “I Never Saw Another Butterfly.” This play is based on that collection.

  • June 6-9 2002
  • Supervised by Edgardo de la Cruz and Thomas Hird
  • (Studio Theatre)
  • Produced by advanced Theatre and Dance students.

Aces Wild Taming of the Shrew Summer

  • July 19-20 2002
  • By Shakespeare
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz
  • (Studio Theatre)

This spicy battle of the sexes, in which the canny Petruchio “tames” Katharina the town shrew, gets a new twist. This revisionist, feminist version is set in modern Italy.

Highlands Summer Theatre Cinderella

  • July 26-28 2002
  • Adapted and Directed By Karen Moore
  • (Studio Theatre)

The rags to riches story of a mistreated young girl who, with the help of a fairy godmother, is transformed into the belle of the prince’s ball. But in this case it is the qualities and not the clothes that win Prince Charming’s heart.

Highlands Summer Theatre Measure for Measure

  • August 2-3, 9-11 2002
  • By Shakespeare
  • Directed by Alan Dye
  • (Studio Theatre)

The backdrop of America in the 1920’s, the era of prohibition, is the perfect setting for the Bard’s play, which includes keystone cops and comic gangsters, corrupt politicians and unenforceable laws.

Highlands Summer Theatre The Fantasticks

  • August 16-17, 23-25 2002
  • Music by Harvey Schmidt
  • Book and Lyrics by Tom Jones
  • Directed by Edgardo de la Cruz and Michael Ryken
  • (Studio Theatre)

This Musical fable of love and enchantment features some of the theatre’s most beautiful songs including “Soon it’s gonna rain” and “try to remember.”


  • October 11-12, 18-19 2002
  • By Euripides
  • Directed by Dawn Monique Williams
  • (Studio Theatre)

Medea forsakes family, inheritance, community and culture for the love of a man who betrays her. A contemporary look at Euripides’ classic tragedy of jealousy and revenge.

  • October 29 2002
  • Consortium of 200 Universities
  • Music & Computer Science & Theatre and Dance Dept.
  • (MB 1055)

Internet2 is a consortium being led by over 190 universities working in partnership with industry and government to develop and deploy advanced network applications and technologies. CSUH, UC Irvine, and USC, will be providing the “motion capture” portion of the evening. Dancers in both Hayward and Los Angeles will be videoed and computer analysis of the motion will be done. That information will be used for control of music and sounds. A story will be adapted from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar portrayed in dance, music, and internet streaming audio and video.

The Marriage of Bette and Boo

  • November 15-16, 22-24 2002
  • By Christopher Durange
  • Directed by Ric Prindle
  • (Univ. Theatre)

A farcically brilliant and funny dissention of marriage and the family in contemporary America, by our theatre’s master satirist, Christopher Durang.

A Christmas Carol

  • December 13-14 2002
  • By Charles Dickens
  • Adapted by Ed Wright
  • Directed by Michael Ryken
  • (Univ. Theatre)

The timeless tale of the miserly Scrooge and his heartwarming transformation one Christmas Eve.