2017-2018 Production Season

Film and Theatre News

Picasso at the Lapin Agile Poster Picasso at the Lapin Agile, by Steve Martin
Directed by Kirsten Brandt

November 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11 at 7pm
Matinee: November 9 at 11am
Hammer Theatre Center

Winner! 1996 Outer Critics Circle Award, Best Off Broadway Play
This long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter set the art world afire with cubism. In his first comedy for the stage, the popular actor and screenwriter plays fast and loose with fact, fame and fortune as these two geniuses muse on the century's achievements and prospects as well as other fanciful topics with infectious dizziness.

"It’s important to remember that the playwright of 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile' is Steve Martin, stand-up comic, actor, writer, banjo player and something of a genius in his own right. So when big questions are being addressed, you can be sure that a layer of silliness is always in place (and, subversively, a layer of seriousness beneath that)." - The New York Times

"Highly credible and... very funny. The subject matter is daring... You get giggles in plenty [and] moments of enlightenment... The introduction of the final, exquisitely selected visitor from the future is a master stroke." - New York Post

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Kirsten Brandt

SJSU Theatre Arts Lecturer

Granada Artist Kirsten Brandt Triumphs at Utah Shakespeare Festival
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Amy Glazer

SJSU Theatre Arts Professor

 From Vision to Reality:
Telling the Story of Kepler’s Dream

Amy Glazer, SJSU Theatre Arts Professor

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