Cornerstone Theater Company presents Magic Fruit, as the Hunger Bridge Show
The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles 1238 W 1st St, Los Angeles, CA 90026
November 16, 2017 – December 3, 2017
Thursdays and Fridays 7:30pm
Saturdays at 8:00pm
Sundays at 3:00pm
We have added Wednesday, November 29 7:30pm in place of Thursday, November 23 which will be observed for Thanksgiving.
Written by Michael John Garcés
Based on Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Emanuel Schikaneder
Directed by Shishir Kurup
Scenic Designer Nephelie Andonyadis
Lighting Designer Geoff Korf
Costume Designer Meghan E. Healey
Sound Designer John Nobori
Puppet Designer Lynn Jeffries
Production Stage Manager Nikki Hyde
In Magic Fruit, Tami, an ex-gang member, sets out on a journey through an apocalyptic Los Angeles where the heat is rising, but not as fast as property values. In spite of the many challenges she faces, including her own hunger, addiction, financial insecurity and a system she doesn’t really understand, she finds unexpected allies in strange places, as she aims to reunite her family, find a home, and maybe, just maybe, save the world.
A completely made-up alternative reality of displacement and methane leaks, an implausible, extremely far-flung future of mega droughts and flaming hot Cheetos that could never, ever happen, not in a million years, because that would be insane. And we’re not insane, are we?
Tickets on sale soon at www.cornerstonetheater.org
Tickets are Pay-What-You-Can, suggested donation $20
On July 9th Cornerstone Theater Company presented a concert reading of Magic Fruit at Grand Performances. The reading was only a preview. Guests also enjoyed a reception with the artists overlooking the downtown LA skyline prior to the reading. Photos by Kevin Michael Campbell. CLICK HERE to check out the photos.