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Titus Andronicus Performance at UC San Diego

Directed by Joshua Brody

Dates: February 6 – 16
Location: Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre, UC San Diego

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Wed, Feb 6, 7:00 pm PREVIEW
Fri, Feb 8, 8:00 pm OPENING
Sat, Feb 9, 2:00 pm MATINEE
Sat, Feb 9, 8:00 pm
Thu, Feb 14, 8:00 pm
Fri, Feb 15, 8:00 pm
Sat, Feb 16, 8:00 pm CLOSING

About the Play
Famed general Titus returns home from war mourning the loss of his 22 sons, only to find his government run by his mortal enemy. Shakespeare’s most barbarous play explores the dark side of humanity, the effects of moral and corporeal decay, and the absurdity of revenge. In this world, those who can learn to be cruel, survive. Those who can’t, perish.

About the Director
Joshua Kahan Brody is a third-year MFA director. UC San Diego credits: The Santa Barbarians; The Dybbuk; A Man, his Wife, and his Hat; June Moon (AD); Glass Menagerie (AD); Hedda Gabler (AD); Kasimir & Karoline (AD & actor). He also has served as the directing mentor of the Undergraduate New Play Festival. Other directing credits: Fourteen Flights (Award for Overall Excellence in Directing), Art of Attack (NY Fringe Festival); True West, Fuddy Meers, Henry IV, Our Lady of 121st Street, Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train (Yale University). Assistant directing credits: The Nightingale (dir. by Moisés Kaufman); The Homecoming (dir. by Daniel Sullivan); The Home Place (dir. by Joe Dowling); King of Shadows (dir. by Connie Grappo). Joshua enjoyed a brief, but delightful acting career earlier in his life. Highlights included the world premiere of The Distance From Here at The Almeida Theatre, London, UK, and small roles in movies such as 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, Chasing Liberty, and Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London. He holds a BA in Theater Studies from Yale University and is a co-founder, with Tom Dugdale, of The Trip.

The Cast

Chiron - Ngozi Anyanwu
Lavinia - Kim Blanck
Bassianus Emilius - Danvir Grewal
Tamora - Sarah Halford
Mutius Valentine Goth - Kylie Holloway
Quintus Caius - Yamil Jaiman
Lucius - Gerard Joseph
Goth/Ensemble - Martha Loader
Saturninus - Matt MacNelly
Goth/Ensemble - Haya-Yasmeen Nasser
Marcus Andronicus - Tom Patterson
Titus Andronicus - Scott Patteson
Demetrius - Brian Smolin
Goth/Ensemble - Cecily Swason
Alarbus Young Lucius Nurse - Hannah Tamminen
Martius Messenger Publius - Laurence Varda
Goth/Ensemble - Rio Villa
Aaron - Maurice Williams

The Creative Team

Director - Joshua Kahan Brody
Scenic Designer - Christopher Scott Murillo
Costume Designer - Orli Nativ
Lighting Designer - Kristin Hayes
Sound Designer - Emily Jankowski Pezic
Dramaturg - Kedar Kulkarni
Asst. Director - Sarah Wansley
Asst. Scenic Designers - Jenna Carino and Pavel Bozdog
Asst. Costume Designers - Katharine Burlington and Anna McMillan
Asst. Lighting Designer - Bo Tindell
Asst. Sound Designer - Yen-Chun (Jeffrey) Yang
Asst. Projection Designer - Ryan Brady
Production Stage Manager - Cheng-Yu “Miso” Wei
Asst. Stage Managers - Megan Sprowls and Rachael Albert
Production Asst. - Lara M Schoen


Located at: Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre, UC San Diego

Parking Passes Required: Monday through Friday. Weeknight passes are $2 per vehicle from the vending machines located in the UC San Diego Theatre District/La Jolla Playhouse parking lots and entry display case. Please remember your parking space number. You will need it to purchase your parking pass.

Note: Machines take all major credit cards except Discover and when paying with cash you must use exact change, NO CHANGE GIVEN.

Parking Passes Not Required: Saturdays and Sundays

Cars without permits are subject to ticketing by UCSD Campus Police. The Theatre & Dance Department does not have the authority to waive and cannot pay parking tickets.

Advance tickets for this production are available Monday-Friday, noon to 6 pm by calling the Box Office at 858.534.4574 or in person at the Theatre District’s Central Box Office at the Sheila & Hughes Potiker Theatre.

At-the-Door tickets, if available, can be purchased one hour before show time at the performing theatre’s box office at Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre.

General Admission: $20
UCSD Faculty/Staff/Alumni Association,
and Seniors (over 62): $15
UCSD Students/UCSD Alumni Association (with ID): $10

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