Friday, March 15, 2013

EVENT: The Bully Plays

THE BULLY PLAYS will have a special performance at Fresno State on Fri. April 19th. Proceeds benefit the Bulldog Pride Fund. Details: www.bulldogpride.org.
Front Row - Mitchell Lam Hau, Kia Vassiliades, Samantha Hyde, Leo Barajas. Second Row - Dillon Morgan, Beth Hall,  Aaron J. McGee, Nick "Phoenix" Rodriguez.
Photo by Cary Edmondson (2002).
 
 
THE BULLY PLAYSCompiled by Linda Habjan • Directed by J. Daniel Herring
Fri. April 19th • Woods Theatre • Speech Arts Building • Fresno State
One Performance Only • Limited Seating • Free Parking
Online: www.bulldogpride.org • Phone: 559.278-2586



(Fresno State) – The Bulldog Pride Fund is presenting one performance of “THE BULLY PLAYS” on Friday evening, April 19th in the Woods Theatre, located in the Speech Arts Building on the Fresno State campus. “THE BULLY PLAYS” is a production of the Theater for Young Audiences.

“THE BULLY PLAYS” is a collection of five plays complied by Linda Habjan. They are touching, imaginative, powerful, uplifting and funning. These five, short plays will challenge, inspire and enlighten the audience, and will help confront the issue of bullying in a constructive and creative way.

The five plays being are performed are:
• “A BULLY THERE BE” by Lisa Dillman (a bully kid in fairy tale form);
• “BEASTS” by Ernie Nolan (facing the monster of fear);
• “NOBODY NOSE (THE TROUBLE I’VE SEEN)” by Barry Kornhauser (being different);
• “HERE BE DRAGONS” by Doug Cooney (name calling); and
• “A BUNCH OF CLOWNS” by Sandra Fenichel Asher (a bossy person bully to have friends).
Directed by professor J. Daniel Herring, “THE BULLY PLAYS” features eight ensemble cast members: Leonel Barajas, Beth Hall, Mitchell Lam Hau, Samantha Hyde, Aaron J. McGee, Nick “Phoenix” Rodriguez, Kia Vassiliades, and Dillon Morgan. (Barajas is a senior and four-time Bulldog Pride Fund scholar majoring in Mass Communication & Journalism).

TIMES:
6:00 PM*
– Pre-performance wine and cheese reception with the Bulldog Pride Fund scholars.
7:00 PM – Performance of five scenes with eight cast members.
8:00 PM – Post-performance dessert and coffee reception with director and cast members,

RESERVATIONS:
$100* – VIP: Please arrive at 6:00 pm. Includes performance with reserved seating, a pre-performance wine and cheese reception with the 2012-13 Bulldog Pride Fund scholars, a post-performance dessert and coffee reception with director and cast members, plus special gift bags.$50* – PRIORITY: Please arrive at 6:00 pm. Includes performance with priority seating, a pre-performance wine and cheese reception with the 2012-13 Bulldog Pride Fund scholars, plus a post-performance dessert and coffee reception with director and cast members.$25 – GENERAL: Please arrive at 6:45 pm. Includes performance with general seating, plus a post-performance dessert and coffee reception with director and cast members.

All prices will be slightly higher on day of show. No actual tickets will be issued. All reservations will be held at the door. Sorry, no refunds, no exchanges.

Seating is limited, parking is free and advance reservations are highly recommended. Online at
www.bulldogpride.org or by calling 559.278.2586.

ABOUT THE BULLDOG PRIDE FUND:In 2006, the Bulldog Pride Fund was established under the auspices of the Fresno State Alumni Association with one simple mission: "To support student scholarships at Fresno State." To-date, it has raised nearly $250,000 for its endowment and will have provided, by next fall, 28 scholarships valued at $49,000.
 
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“THE BULLY PLAYS” SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE:
Please contact Peter Robertson at 559.278.4669 or
probertson@csufresno.edu.

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Peter Robertson, BA '92, MA '95, MBA '05
Director, Alumni Marketing & Engagement
Legacy Member/Donor, Fresno State Alumni Association

California State University, Fresno
Smittcamp Alumni House
2625 E Matoian Way SH124
Fresno, CA 93740-8000
Direct: 559.278.4669
Fax: 559.278.6790

• 2NITE'S GONNA BE A 'DOGS NITE: http://fresnobeehive.com/gotta_feelin.mp3
• I AM FRESNO STATE!: http://www.youtube.com/IAMFRESNOSTATE
• BULLDOG PRIDE FUND AT FRESNO STATE:  http://www.bulldogpride.org/• 2011 TOP DOG ALUMNI AWARDS GALA: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZ4DrJh7Dco
 

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