Watts Village Theater Company
Inspiring its community with an appreciation of all cultures through new works about contemporary social issues...
Cornerstone Theater Company in association with Watts Village Theater Company presents The Unrequited (Between Two Worlds) Written by Lynn Manning Directed by Shishir Kurup The Unrequited (Between Two Worlds) follows the tale of Isela. Betrothed to Fernando, a manshe doesn’t love, she is devoted to Cris, a man who stole her heart and died trying to win herhand. When Cris’ soul possesses Isela on the eve of her wedding, a Pandora’s box full of secrets, lies, betrayal, and hoodoo is opened, and nothing will ever be the same. Set in Watts,CA during Depression-era 1930s, this world premiere play is based on The Dybbuk, the classic 1914 play by S. Ansky. Community partners on this project: Lighthouse Community Outreach Church, Watts SeniorCenter and Rose Garden, Youth Opportunities Watts High School and the Mafundi Auditorium.This project is part of Cornerstone Theater Company’s 25th theatrical season.Times & Dates:April 28 – May 22, 2011 1 / 2The Unrequited - COMING SOON to WATTSLast Updated Wednesday, 09 March 2011 20:27Thursdays - Saturdays @ 8pm, Sundays @ 2pmPlus Wednesdays May 11 & 18 @ 8pm Location:Youth Opportunities High School (YO Watts)performed in the Mafundi Auditorium1827 E. 103rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90002(Cross streets: 103rd St. & Wilmington Ave. Secure parking in lot.)Tickets:Sliding scale $5-$20 online. Tickets available soon.Pay-What-You-Can tickets will be available at the door.For questions or to make group reservations, call (213) 613-1700 x113
California African American Museum
600 State Dr Los Angeles, CA 90037
Monday, May 16 @ 6:30-9pm
Join us for live music, entertainment and the honoring of Clifton Johnson and Rosie Lee Hooks! Our “Community Towers” are pillars in our community who, like WVTC, are making a substantial difference in South LA and around the world. Since 1996, WVTC has been a leader in providing acting and theatrical performance workshops for at-risk youth in Watts and South Los Angeles. We infuse our culturally diverse community with a tolerance for differences through the development and production of thought-provoking works such as "Meet Me @Metro," a site-specific extravaganza performed on and around the Los Angeles Metro transit system. In a community constantly struggling with poverty and adversity, WVTC inspires and provides positive alternatives to the status quo. With your support, we can continue to bring the community together!
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Watts Towers Arts Center
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WVTC's 2010-2011 Season is made possible through the generous support of:
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