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Gary Tallaksen enrolled to be a City College student in the drama department as a way to deal with the loneliness from his son's out-of-state move. By David Ahumada/City Times

A different kind of family drama hit the City College stage

May 20, 2019

The stage has become the family business for the Tallaksen family. But this endeavor did not follow the traditional father-to-son route.

Theater festival features seven short plays

Shaylyn Martos

March 13, 2017

Words, Words, Words: Festival of New Plays opens this Friday!The second annual Festival of New Plays showcases seven original productions written by San Diego City College students and directed by faculty. The festival runs for six days over two weeks in the Black Box Theatre, located at AH-320. All seven of the 10 minute plays will be performed at each showing.This yearR...

Second theater production opens Oct. 28

Ricardo Soltero

October 24, 2016

San Diego City College theatre department has turned to Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” for its latest production. The stage adaptation by Christopher Sergel, based on Lee’s book, tells the story of Scout Finch who lives with her brother Jem and their widowed father, Attorney Atticus Finch. Through her eyes, we watch as Atticus attempts to prove the...

Beckah Church and Julian Martinez interpret Chloe and Ty from  the play

‘Good Kids’ explores cruel treatment of rape victim

September 26, 2016

Imagine going to a party with your friend to have a normal, fun night. The next thing you know, you are laying in a hospital bed without your underwear...

“Guys and Dolls” gets ready to debut

Leeann Rose

October 17, 2013

Love, lust and luck will soon be brought to the Saville Theatre. City College’s rendition of this '50s Broadway sensation will begin with a performance on Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. and continue to be held every weekend through Nov. 10th. “Guys and Dolls” will be a great, affordable way to enjoy the weekend. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for...

“Guys and Dolls” production underway

Leeann Rose

September 14, 2013

The hustle and bustle of New York City will soon be making its way to City College's Saville Theatre. On Aug. 31, 25 students auditioned for the fall musical “Guys and Dolls.” A second round of auditions were held again on Sept. 5. “We always continue the audition process. It isn’t a first, second or third audition, it’s a continuation. It allo...

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