Theatre Arts presents "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" by Steve Martin

Theatre Arts presents "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" by Steve Martin

Theatre Arts presents "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" by Steve Martin

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Date and Time

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. — Saturday, October 25, 2008 at 7:30 p.m.


Shiley Theatre, Camino Hall

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




The Undergraduate Theatre Arts Program performs "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," by Steve Martin, October 22-25, 2008.

Synopsis:  When Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso meet in a Paris bar, they become instant rivals. Come watch them in their race for the punch line in this clever comic hit by Steve Martin, directed by USD Theatre Arts faculty, George Yé.

Performance Schedule:  October 22, 23, 24, 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets:  $11, general admission; $8, students, seniors, USD faculty and staff.  Available at the Hahn University Center Box Office (619) 260-2727. Tickets also available one hour before curtain at Shiley Theatre.  For information call Theatre Arts at (619) 260-7934 or e-mail

The USD Undergraduate Theatre Arts Program invites you to attend two post-show discussions that will take place directly following the USD production of Steve Martin’s "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" on October 23 and 24.

Moderated by Monica Stufft, Ph.D., assistant professor, Theatre Arts 

Thursday, October 23, 2008
Lines Across the Page/Ideas Across the Mind

Our discussion will explore the interdisciplinary connections between the aesthetic and scientific movements of the early-twentieth century and, more generally, will consider what drives and sustains the creative process as it is expressed in a variety of fields.

Featured respondents:
Daniel Sheehan,Ph.D., Physics
Allison Wiese, MFA, Art

Friday, October 24, 2008
Consuming Culture

Our discussion will address the complex and sometimes fraught relationships between art, popular culture, and the commercialization of both, with a particular focus on the gendered mechanisms of celebrity and fandom in the early-twentieth century and in our current cultural context.

Featured respondents:
Lori Watson, Ph.D., Philosophy
Esteban del Rio, Ph.D., Communication Studies

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