<< May 2020 >>

Friday, May 1, 2020

TDPS presents Snowflakes, or Rare White People by Dustin Chinn

Performing Arts - Theater | April 24 – May 3, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Mina Morita

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In 23rd Century Nueva New York, the dwindling white American population is protected by the federal government. Two of the last are brought to the Museum of Natural History as a living exhibit in the Hall of Caucasian Peoples, only to be freed by a sympathetic gift shop employee. Is society ready for their return?

$13–20

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The Tallis Scholars

Performing Arts - Music | May 1 | 8-10 p.m. |  First Congregational Church

 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Cal Performances

In the 16th century, the retinues of King Henry VIII of England and King Francis I of France met on a field near Calais for a friendly show of mutual power, an extravagant display of food, wine, wrestling, jousting, and of course, singing. Rival choirs squared off, with the French led by composer Jean Mouton and the English by William Cornysh. The Tallis Scholars pay tribute to this Renaissance...   More >

$42–$76 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

The Tallis Scholars perform The Field of the Cloth of Gold: Music of Jean Mouton and William Cornysh Wednesday, May 1, 2020 in the First Congregational Church.

Saturday, May 2, 2020

TDPS presents Snowflakes, or Rare White People by Dustin Chinn

Performing Arts - Theater | April 24 – May 3, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Mina Morita

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In 23rd Century Nueva New York, the dwindling white American population is protected by the federal government. Two of the last are brought to the Museum of Natural History as a living exhibit in the Hall of Caucasian Peoples, only to be freed by a sympathetic gift shop employee. Is society ready for their return?

$13–20

  Buy tickets online

Scott Joplin's Treemonisha

Performing Arts - Theater | May 2 | 8-10 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

In his masterwork Treemonisha, famed ragtime composer Scott Joplin created a story of black female empowerment that explored the aspirations of African Americans, telling the tale of an abandoned ex-slave girl who grows up to lead her community. The landmark work, written more than 100 years ago, never reached the stage during Joplin’s lifetime, but the Toronto-based Volcano Theatre Company is...   More >

$42–$68 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org

Volcano Theatre Company performs Scott Joplin's Treemonisha Saturday–Sunday, May 2–3, 2020 in Zellerbach Hall.

Sunday, May 3, 2020

TDPS presents Snowflakes, or Rare White People by Dustin Chinn

Performing Arts - Theater | April 24 – May 3, 2020 every day with exceptions |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Mina Morita

 Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

In 23rd Century Nueva New York, the dwindling white American population is protected by the federal government. Two of the last are brought to the Museum of Natural History as a living exhibit in the Hall of Caucasian Peoples, only to be freed by a sympathetic gift shop employee. Is society ready for their return?

$13–20

  Buy tickets online

Scott Joplin's Treemonisha

Performing Arts - Theater | May 3 | 3-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Cal Performances

In his masterwork Treemonisha, famed ragtime composer Scott Joplin created a story of black female empowerment that explored the aspirations of African Americans, telling the tale of an abandoned ex-slave girl who grows up to lead her community. The landmark work, written more than 100 years ago, never reached the stage during Joplin’s lifetime, but the Toronto-based Volcano Theatre Company is...   More >

$42–$68 (prices subject to change)

  Tickets go on sale August 6. Buy tickets online or by calling 510-642-9988, or by emailing tickets@calperformances.org