Tag Archives: John Wright Theatre

Director hopes ‘Streetcar’ will wow audience

An American classic is getting an update at Fresno State. The University Theatre production of “A Streetcar Named Desire” will premiere May 4 at the John Wright Theatre. Written by playwright Tennessee Williams, the play first premiered in 1947 and ...

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Contemporary Dance Ensemble to premiere ‘Epistêmê’

University Theatre at Fresno State is premiering “Epistêmê” on Friday. It is the eighth-annual spring production by the Contemporary Dance Ensemble. The show will run through Feb. 24 in the John Wright Theatre. “Epistêmê” is the product of the portable ...

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‘Passion Play’ gives a historical twist to politics

The Fresno State University Theatre this month is presenting “Passion Play: Part 1 & 2” on campus at the John Wright Theatre. This “behind-the-scenes play within a play” is written by playwright Sarah Ruhl and is being directed by professor ...

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Fresno State arts curator memorialized

Well over a hundred people attended the memorial service Saturday in the John Wright Theatre to remember Fresno State gallery technician Edward Lund. Lund, 54, died Oct. 3 in a bicycle accident during the Levi’s GranFondo charity bike race in Sonoma ...

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Dance Ensemble prepares for performance

A fusion of six individual contemporary dance pieces will come together on Friday in the Joy! Shout! Contemporary Dance Ensemble. 

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“Picnic” challenges social norms

“Life will never be the same when a handsome, mysterious stranger jumps off a train and into the lives of a group of women in a small, mid-western town,” according to playwright William Inge’s production of “Picnic.”

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