Cornerstone Theater Company

The Hunger Cycle Plays


Café Vida

April 26 - May 20, 2012
A collaboration with Homeboy Industries and Homegirl Café exploring the intersection of food, gang culture and rehabilitation.
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SEED: A Weird Act of Faith

Fall 2012
An examination of the connection between urban and rural farming, and the journey our food takes from farm to plate.

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Lunch Lady Courage

Spring 2013
This play enters the world of “lunch ladies” and cafeteria workers, administrators and students, tater tots and chocolate milk.

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Love on San Pedro

Fall 2013
A collaboration with New Dramatists, one of the country’s leading playwright centers and a nationally recognized new play laboratory.

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Bliss Point

Spring 2014
A journey into how the hunger for emotional fulfillment is “fed” through extreme and often self-destructive behaviors.

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California Bridge Tour

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015
A full-length touring production of California: The Tempest that will span the state from north to south.

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Urban Rez

Spring 2016
Playwright Larissa FastHorse explores hunger for culture and what it means to be one of the original people of Los Angeles today.

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Winter 2016
A look at the complicated and emotional territory of access to food and the psychological ramifications of food and hunger.

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Hunger Cycle Bridge Show

Spring 2017
The cycle’s culminating play will bring together all the former Hunger Cycle communities to tell a larger story.

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