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Faculty Directed Productions 2015-2016


OCC Theatre 2015-2016 Faculty Directed Plays


A Midsummer Night’s Dream     

   by William Shakespeare   
Directed by Tom Bruno



October 9, 10, 11 16 & 17 at 7:30,    October 18 at 2:30
Bill Shakespeare saddles up and heads west!  Starry-eyed lovers, cowboys, miners and native spirits romp and frolic in the moonlight in this enchanting and timeless comedy of mismatched love and mistaken identity.

  Drama Lab Theatre         


Tickets:  advance $10, at the door $12   ($6 /$8 for students, seniors , children)





The Bacchae
Adapted & Directed by David Scaglione
An original adaptation of Euripides’ famous story of mortal brutality, scandal and godly revenge.  A disguised Dionysus arrives in Thebes to avenge his mortal mother’s death and return his followers to his devotion. Carnage ensues in this imaginative new retelling of Dionysus’ revenge using masks, puppets and music.
            November 13th, 14th, 15th, 20th, 21st at 7:30pm          November 22nd at 2:30pm  
Recommended for mature audiences
Tickets:$10 in advance, $12 at the door. ($8/$10 for students & seniors)



An Old-Fashioned Christmas Melodrama and Ice Cream Social

  Written by David Scaglione   Directed by Rick Golson

  Boo the villain, cheer the hero, and enjoy a free ice cream treat in our annual holiday melodrama and sing-a-long. Fun for the whole family! 
​A special visitor is also expected... 

December 4 and 11 at 7pm

December 5 and 12 at 2:30pm and 7:00pm 

December 6 and 13 at 2:30pm


Drama Lab Theatre

Tickets are $7 in advance, $9 at the door ($5/$7 for students, seniors and children)
 Reservations are available by calling (714) 432-5880  
You may also purchase tickets online at


One More Day
by Michael Roddy
Directed by Tom Bruno


From 1942 to 1964 thousands of migrant farmer workers, or Braceros, came to the states to work for the US-Mexico Agricultural Program. Their hopes, dreams and hardships are poignantly portrayed in this original memory play that revisits the historical significance of their contribution to our country. This OCC premiere is a tribute to their lives and sacrifices.
March 18, 19, 20, 24, 25 & 26 at 7:30
 Drama Lab Theatre
General admission: $10 in advance, $12 at the door. ($8/$10 for students and seniors)

RENT A musical by  Jonathan Larson
Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice, and living for today. Winner of the TONY award for best musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates. 
May 6th, 7th, 8th, 13th, & 14th at 7:30pm
May 15th at 2:30pm
Drama Lab Theatre
Tickets: Advance: $12 in advance, $15 at the door. ($8/$10 for students and Seniors.)
Recommended for mature audiences.
Call (714) 432-5880 for tickets    or go to