Lamb’s artistic director and the show’s director, Robert Smyth, says this production will be anything but dated, pointing out its “fresher, contemporary spin and local references.”
“Noises Off,” written by English playwright Michael Frayn, is about a group of actors rehearsing “Nothing On,” a sex farce, in which the cast is faced with the worst-case scenarios backstage. The season opener also marks a new era at the Old Town Theatre as Cygnet makes the venue its permanent home. A capital campaign brought in more than $1 million for the transition and an upgraded sound and lights system, giving the sixth-year company a “top-of-the-line infrastructure,” said Murray, Cygnet’s co-founder and the director of “Noises Off.”
The term transsexual woman fits 33-year-old student Corinna Cohn, but her identity goes deeper than what her body shows.
“I want to be considered as somebody who is an economist, somebody who is libertarian and conservative in principle. Somebody who is smart. Somebody who’s friendly,” Cohn, who plans to graduate later this month, said. “I’m kind of nerdy … I really dig politics. I think that makes a lot more of who my identity is than what is or isn’t between my legs.”
Samisoni Taukitoku testified Monday that he “just started shooting,” at a Halloween party last year where a university student and two others died.
The alleged killer said he doesn’t remember shooting anybody because he was dazed after several people jumped him.
“I was scared and I didn’t know what was really happening, so I jump up and pull my gun out of my waistband and just start shooting,” Taukitoku, 20, said during his first time testifying in the case.
Now a business major at the University of Nevada, Reno, the undocumented 19-year-old is fulfilling what his parents brought him here to do. And although he faces chances of prison time and deportation, Jose isn’t scared because life in America is all he knows.