CALLING ALL CURIOUS SOULS TO THE LYCEUM THEATRE LOBBY FOR THESE FABULOUS FREE PRE- AND POST-SHOW EVENTS.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1 @ 7PM Before the 8PM show REP Associate Artistic Director TODD SALOVEY sits down with My Mañana Comes director DELICIA TURNER SONNENBERG and scenic designer BRIAN REDFERN to get the inside story of how they took this new script from the page to the stage. This play is set in the busboys' workroom just off the dining room of an upscale restaurant, requiring a speci[...]
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2 @ 7PM BEFORE THE 8PM SHOW THE MANKIND PROJECT fl ies in the face of male stereotypes like the “Sensitive New Age Man” and the “Macho Man.” This global nonprofi t is a presence in more than 21 nations, empowering men to missions of service and supporting men to make a difference in the lives of others. Their goal: create a safer world by growing “b[...]
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3 @ 7PM BEFORE THE 8PM SHOW The young artists whose work is on display in our Lyceum Gallery are residents of the unique San Diego neighborhood of City Heights - where 43% of the people are foreign born and a majority of households earn less than $30K annually. In the heart of this neighborhood lives THE AjA PROJECT, an acronym for the phrase “Autosuficiencia Juntada[...]
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4 @ 6PM BEFORE THE 7PM PERFORMANCE Grab a drink from our full lobby bar and get ready for some creative thinking and making. The REP will provide the art supplies. You are invited to use them to create your own personal version of the American Flag. We know that in a country birthed by rebels and immigrants, the American Flag represents something different to each of us. Draw an[...]
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8 @ 7PM BEFORE THE 8PM SHOW Nothing is more essential to the lives of the four busboys in My Mañana Comes than the take home pay they put in their pockets each week. Across America today, the debate over what is a fair minimum wage rages far and wide. In San Diego, the June 2016 ballot will ask us to approve a raise of the minimum to $11.50 an hour by 2017. REP Arti[...]
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10 @ 7PM BEFORE THE 8PM PERFORMANCE Hear local experts give our REP version of a TEDxTalk on the topics and themes of tonight’s play. Advocates from BORDER ANGELS will speak on the social justice work they do - leading guided, waterdrop tours to save lives throughout the desert border crossing. Immigration lawyer ELIZABETH KENNEDY will speak on the legal avenues and [...]
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16 @ 7PM BEFORE THE 8PM SHOW Description – Since 1976, The REP has staged 48 main stage productions by Latino playwrights, and hosted artistic residencies for talents such as Luis Valdez, Culture Clash and Maria Irene Fornés. What is the historical significance of this extraordinary commitment to Latino theatre? Hear the answers and reflections from a prominent grou[...]
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 @ 1PM BEFORE THE 2PM SHOW Behind the walls of the bubble gum pink building in downtown San Diego, at the corner of Fifth and Elm, lives THE TOMORROW PROJECT, a program of the non-profit Catholic Charities. This project provides work readiness training for homeless women in search of worthwhile work. You can support this essential contribution to our community by purchasing [...]
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 @ 7PM BEFORE THE 8PM SHOW Here is a second chance to help make our city a better place. Advocates and participants from THE TOMORROW PROJECT will be selling their cooking goods and beautifully wrapped gifts. Stock up on gifts for the holidays while you support a terrific cause.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22 AFTER THE 8PM SHOW “To strike or not to strike?” “To ask for a raise or to stay silent?” These are the questions that minimum wage workers and union leaders consider, but what is the actual math in deciding? Join DR. CHARLES TEPLITZ in breaking down the decisions characters make in My Mañana Comes to determine the wisdom behind their decisions[...]
IN THE LYCEUM ART GALLERY:
“WE WERE STRANGERS ONCE TOO": THE IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION REFORM FOR YOUTH IN SAN DIEGO
The AjA Project exists to ignite change, break cycles of marginalization and to build healthy communities. We do this through a creative platform called participatory photography that asks participants to reflect and analyze their personal and social landscapes, positioning them as agents of change in their community.
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