CALLING ALL CURIOUS SOULS TO THE LYCEUM THEATRE LOBBY FOR THESE FABULOUS FREE PRE- AND POST-SHOW EVENTS.
THURSDAY, November 12 @ 7PM Before the 8PM show Playwright SARAH RUHL won a MacArthur “Genius” Award and her plays have been nominated for Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize. We at The REP love this writer: The Oldest Boy is the third of her plays that we have staged. REP Associate Artistic Director TODD SALOVEY hosts a conversation with the production dramaturg SHELLEY ORR, Ph.[...]
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13 @ 7PM BEFORE THE 8PM SHOW The Oldest Boy is a story in which the challenges of parenting take on a global signifi cance. For over thirty years, members of PFLAG SAN DIEGO have stood by the parents and family of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender members with support, education and advocacy. Tonight’s event will feature a team of presenters sharing stories about[...]
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15 @ 6PM BEFORE THE 7PM SHOW Hand and finger puppets are found in many Asian performance traditions as a major tool for telling a story onstage. REP technical director and puppet designer MARK ROBERTSON has gathered leaders from the SAN DIEGO GUILD OF PUPPETRY for a presentation and demonstration on the history of puppets in American theatre and how puppetry is[...]
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 17 @ 6PM BEFORE THE 7PM PERFORMANCE Your favorite downtown community radio station and activist group are back and partnered for a live spoken word presentation inspired by the power of the individual. KNSJ 89.1FM and ACTIVIST SAN DIEGO are nonprofi t, community outlets for San Diegans to become involved in strengthening community ties to build civic engagement. Come [...]
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19 @ 7PM BEFORE THE 8PM SHOW The Oldest Boy invites the audience to step into the world of Tibetan Buddhism. Tonight REP Artistic Director and the director of The Oldest Boy, SAM WOODHOUSE hosts three local leaders of faith to talk about the similarities and differences in their religious traditions.His guests: DERRICK MILLER, Senior Pastor from Downtown’s Mosaic Church[...]
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 @ 1PM BEFORE THE 2PM SHOW The ZENTANGLE METHOD is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Accessible to anyone, the method is enjoyed all over the world as an elegant metaphor for the deliberate artistry in life. Join the Zentangle guides tonight for a hands-on experience. You will be invited to relax and[...]
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22 @ 6PM BEFORE THE 7PM SHOW Tonight’s event is a fascinating marriage of story and storytelling. Professional actors will perform monologues that detail the spiritual journeys of San Diegans who have lived through foster care, incarceration or deportation. The writing was developed in PLAYWRIGHTS PROJECT’S Community Storytelling program for disenfranchise[...]
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28 @ 7PM BEFORE THE 8PM SHOW We have all become who we are and what we do because of the words, the teachings and the spirit of those that have come before us. AMIGOS DEL REP is a volunteer community council to promote Hispanic/Latino/Chicano arts and education at San Diego REP. Tonight, join Amigos del REP as they pay tribute to those that have inspired them. The artists of [...]
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2 @ 6PM BEFORE THE 7PM SHOW As part of our mission to introduce audiences to the diverse voices of our region, The REP exhibits the work of local visual artists who make art that speaks to the theme of the show onstage. Tonight’s event is a special treat – see the work, meet and hear about the work of Tibetan LAMA LHANANG RINPOCHE, a spiritual teacher who is also[...]
IN THE LYCEUM ART GALLERY:
“MAGICAL CREATIONS OF A TIBETAN LAMA"
Born and educated in Eastern Tibet, Lama LHANANG RINPOCHE is aspiritual teacher of the Nyingma Schoolof the Longchen Nying-Thig Order of theTibetan Buddhism. He developed his abilities in drawing and painting under the supervision of the famous teacher and artist Awo Kar-La and now paints traditional and contemporary art. Lama Lhanang has received teachings and transmissions from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Panchen Lama and other great spiritual teachers from all four Schools of Tibetan Buddhism.