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‘The Vagina Monologues’ and men’s societal failure

‘The Vagina Monologues’ and men’s societal failure

Pete Escobar, A&E Editor
May 9, 2017
Filed under A&E

Rape, abuse, and sexism; these are some of the hardships women are forced to endure on a daily basis. Upon birth, and as we grow up, we tend to accept the world around us. Adaptability is the grand achievement of the human race; it’s also our biggest downfall. Women, forced into a society that perc...

Mysterium Theater’s presentation of ‘The Music Man’ is colorful whimsy

Mysterium Theater’s presentation of ‘The Music Man’ is colorful whimsy

Diego Crespo, Editor-in-chief
June 29, 2016
Filed under A&E

Directed by Rio Hondo's own John Francis, "The Music Man" is a charming musical playing at the La Habra Depot Playhouse. When "Professor" Harold Hill comes to town to run a game over the people of River City, he devotes himself to finding out as much about the town's people as possible. Along the way...

‘Sherlock Holmes and the Portal of Time’ is a refreshing mix of characters and storytelling

‘Sherlock Holmes and the Portal of Time’ is a refreshing mix of characters and storytelling

Rose Loza, Staff Writer
May 8, 2016
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

“Great Scott, old boy!” The Huntington Beach Playhouse opened its first production of the season by introducing fans and audience members to the beloved detective Sherlock Holmes in this humorous adaptation, “Sherlock Holmes and the Portal of Time.” The play brings together Sherlock Holmes...

Creating ‘The Odd Couple(s)’: A Game of Dynamic Duos

Creating ‘The Odd Couple(s)’: A Game of Dynamic Duos

Megan De Lara, Staff Writer
March 11, 2016
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

After almost a year in planning, rehearsals for Neil Simon’s "The Odd Couple(s)" are finally underway, and audiences will have – not one – but two very unique ways to experience the talent. Both the male and female versions of Simon’s classics will be brought to life in May once the productions...

Whittier Community Theatre’s ‘Tom Jones’ is a must-watch

Whittier Community Theatre’s ‘Tom Jones’ is a must-watch

Diego Crespo, Opinion Editor
March 9, 2016
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Theatrical plays have an incredible advantage over film when it comes to telling their stories. Because of the close proximity and real-time performances, there is an immediacy to productions that movies will simply never have. With that in mind, the David Rogers directed version of "Tom Jones" is a pri...

’10 Minute Play Festival’ Highlights

Daniel Rodriguez, Video Editor
October 10, 2012
Filed under A&E

If you missed out on the '10 Minute Play Festival' then here's quick rundown on a few plays that entertained, and deserve acknowledgment for their well written/witty script as well as some exceptional acting by our fellow Rio Hondo students. To kick things off we have 'Wanderlust,' a story about...

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