When a Stranger Comes to Town, Hearts Are Broken and Lives Changed Forever
A small Kansas town in the 1950s is the setting for William Inge’s bittersweet melodrama "Picnic."
On a sweltering Labor Day morning, the women of a quiet, working-class neighborhood are preparing for the annual picnic when charming young drifter Hal Carter hops off of a freight train and into their lives. Hearts are broken and lives are changed, as Hal’s dangerous energy challenges the restrictive mid twentieth-century American values of this sleepy community.
Presenter / Producer: Cal State University Fullerton
Theater > Drama
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Cal State Fullerton
Clayes Performing Arts Center, Young Theatre
800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton CA 92831
Performance Dates: 11/15/2019 - 12/8/2019
By William Inge • Directed by Eve Himmelheber
November 15-December 8, 2019
8 pm: November 15,16, 21, 22, 23, December 5, 6, 7
2 pm: November 17, 23, 24, December 7, 8
PATRONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
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ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICES
Infrared assistive listening devices are now available for Meng Concert Hall and the Young and Hallberg Theatres. Headsets may be used with or without a hearing aid and are distributed free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis.
Single Tickets $14/ $12* (Titan) + $3 per order handling fee (excludes Flextix subscriptions)
Single tickets on sale October 18, 2019.
*Advance sales only for students, senior citizens (62+), CSUF staff, faculty, Alumni Association, OLLI, & support group members. Discounts offered on advance purchases only. Regular-priced tickets sold immediately prior to performance.
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