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“Breathe: Portraits from a Pandemic” is virtual theatre for the COVID-19 Age

Kelsey Ogle, Reporter // November 7, 2020

“Breathe: Portraits from a Pandemic” is a new video-on-demand play from Chico State’s department of music and theatre that tells the stories of people’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Cast Members of the Vigina Monologues sitting down while on stage. Photo credit: Rayanne Painter

‘The Vagina Monologues’ spreads crucial messages about womanhood

Rayanne Painter // February 18, 2019

There are few shows presented at Chico State that begin with cast members encouraging the audience to shout synonyms of “vagina” at the start of each performance.The Gender and Sexuality Equity...

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‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ brings nostalgia for the holiday classic

Alex Coba // December 5, 2018

Good grief, it's Christmas time again and with it comes all that commercialism this time of year brings. It's lucky that the Chico State Department of Music and Theater put on the perfect escape from the...

'American Idiot' musical comes to Chico State campus

‘American Idiot’ musical comes to Chico State campus

Niyat Teferi // October 5, 2017

The School of Arts is bringing sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll and politics on stage with Green Day's "American Idiot" musical production.The play is inspired by Green Day’s 2004 hit album “American...

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‘Vulva suit’ used on campus to promote play

Elizabeth Castillo // February 12, 2016

The Gender and Sexuality Equity Center implemented a "vulva suit" to inform the Chico State community of the performances of The Vagina Monologues happening this weekend. The suit was used on Thursday...

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