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FALL 2020

MAINSTAGE

M.F.A. Acting Projects

Constellations (10/24, 3:00 p.m.) By Nick Payne
Gloria (11/14, 7:00 p.m.) By Branden Jacob-Jenkins
Actually (12/5, 7:00 p.m.) By Anna Ziegler
Directed by guest director Michelle Bossy

Motherf**er With the Hat (10/31, 3:00 p.m.) By Stephen Adly Guirgis
Marisol (11/21, 3:00 p.m.) By Jose Rivera
Twilight: Los Angeles 1992 (12/12, 7:00 p.m.) By Anna Deveare Smith
Directed by guest director Fidel Gomez

Excerpts from contemporary iconic plays featuring M.F.A. acting students from the Department of Theater.

Virtual showing
October-December 2020

WINTER 2021

MAINSTAGE

Project II

Directed by M.F.A. director Staci Mize

An exciting play from our M.F.A. first-year director featuring undergraduate actors from the Department of Theater.

Virtual showing
February 12-13, 2021

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

By Stephen Adly Guirgis
Directed by Deena Selenow

Judas is on trial for the death of his friend and mentor, Jesus, and all of heaven, hell and purgatory will be on the witness stand. This hilarious and thought-provoking play examines faith, forgiveness and human nature with streetwise sensibility. Featuring M.F.A. actors from the Department of Theater.

Virtual showing
March 18-20, 2021

THE M.F.A. ONES

Original one-act plays by second-year M.F.A. playwrights. Featuring Undergraduate actors from the Department of Theater.

Virtual showing
March 11-13, 2021

SPRING 2021

MAINSTAGE

The Undergraduate One Acts

Published short works directed by undergraduate directors and featuring undergraduate actors from the Department of Theater.

Virtual showing
Bill One: May 6-8, 2021
Bill Two: June 3-5, 2021

HAIR

Music by Galt MacDermot
Book and Lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni

Directed by Jeremy Mann, Musical Direction by Dan Belzer

The kids in Washington Square have something to say about their hair. The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical returns to the UCLA TFT stage in this celebration of counterculture and the sexual revolution.
A Ray Bolger Musical Theater Production.

Virtual showing
May 21-29, 2021

BFE

By Julia Cho
Directed by May Fei

Misfit teenager Panny should be more concerned about the disappearances of the pretty blonde girls in her small town, but cosmetic surgery to change her Asian features is a much more appealing distraction. This clever, oddball play addresses the perception of beauty, adolescence and the social awkwardness in a world where people are just trying to fit in. Featuring undergraduate actors from the Department of Theater.

Virtual showing
May 13-15, 2021

Everybody

By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Directed by Claire Edmonds

This modern-day adaptation of a 15th century morality play follows "Everybody" as he, she or they travel down the road to life's greatest mystery with a surprise every performance. Featuring undergraduate actors from the Department of Theater.

Virtual showing
May 27-29, 2021

THE M.F.A. ONES

Original one-act plays by first-year M.F.A. playwrights and featuring Undergraduate actors from the Department of Theater.

Virtual showing
June 3-5, 2021

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