Person of Sichuan"
by Bertolt Brecht
and Michael Hoffman
Directed by Dr. Jennifer S. Holmes, Professor of Theatre
& Communication Arts
Music by Shane W. Cadman and Whittier College Music &
Scenic and Lighting Design by Brian Alan Reed, Professor
of Theatre & Communication Arts
Costume Design by Monica French
The Robinson Theatre
Thursday-Saturday (October 20-22, 2016) - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday (October 23, 2016) - 2:00 p.m.
Seniors & Students: $10.00
Three gods come to earth hoping to discover one really
good person. No one can be found until they meet Shen
Te, a prostitute with a heart of gold. Rewarded by the
gods, she gives up her profession and buys a tobacco
shop but finds it is impossible to survive as a good
person in a corrupt world without the support of her
ruthless alter ego Shui Ta. Brecht's parable of good and
evil was first performed in 1943 and remains one of his
most popular and frequently produced plays worldwide.
Here's a sneak peek of one of the songs for you,
featuring Ruben Sanchez, who is playing the part of Yang
Theater Department Homepage at Whittier.edu