Tuesday, October 17

"The Incredible and Sad Tale of Innocent Eréndira and Her Heartless Grandmother" will premiere Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Little Theater at Macgowan Hall. The story follows a Colombian girl who lives with a wealth-obsessed grandmother.

Theater student adapts Latin American author Gabriel García Márquez’s novella “˜The Incredible and Sad Tale of Innocent Eréndira and Her Heartless Grandmother’ for the stage

Long Story Short: Undergraduate actress explores journey with 'heartless'

May 23, 2011 – Second-year theater student Briana Gantsweg plays a dark and abusive character in UCLA's "The Incredible and Sad Tale of Innocent Erendira and Her Heartless Grandmother." Although Gantsweg has little in common with the mean, old woman she plays, she talks about what it takes to get into character.

Long Story Short airs Mondays at 6:00 p.m. on UCLAradio.com. Listen to the whole episode here or visit our broadcast archive.

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"Long Story Short: Undergraduate actress explores journey with 'heartless'"

Latin American author Gabriel García Márquez surprised Monica Payne in the last two pages of his novella "The Incredible and Sad Tale of Innocent Eréndira and Her Heartless Grandmother" with a hopeful ending. Read more...

"The Incredible and Sad Tale of Innocent Eréndira and Her Heartless Grandmother" will premiere Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Little Theater at Macgowan Hall. The story follows a Colombian girl who lives with a wealth-obsessed grandmother.

Linn Meyers works on the Hammer Museum's lobby wall. Her artwork features consecutive lines drawn in repetitive patterns within pre-drawn circles. 
(Courtesy of Amanda Law)
Linn Meyers works on the Hammer Museum's lobby wall. Her artwork features consecutive lines drawn in repetitive patterns within pre-drawn circles. 
(Courtesy of Amanda Law)

Jacqueline Larsen in a still from graduate film student Justin Perkinson's film "Spider Fang!" Larsen's character, who takes part in a staring contest with her grandfather, was inspired by Perkinson's own cousin Millie.

	courtesy of JUSTIN PERKINSON
Jacqueline Larsen in a still from graduate film student Justin Perkinson's film "Spider Fang!" Larsen's character, who takes part in a staring contest with her grandfather, was inspired by Perkinson's own cousin Millie.

	courtesy of JUSTIN PERKINSON


Credit: IMAGINE ENTERTAINMENT
Credit: IMAGINE ENTERTAINMENT

Credit: UNIVERSAL PICTURES
Credit: UNIVERSAL PICTURES

Graduate theater students Colin Simon, left, and Catherine Leong play Peter Trofimov and Charlotta in the upcoming play "The Cherry Orchard," which opens Friday night in Macgowan Little Theater.

	
Correction: The original caption for this photo misidentified Colin Simon.
Graduate theater students Colin Simon, left, and Catherine Leong play Peter Trofimov and Charlotta in the upcoming play "The Cherry Orchard," which opens Friday night in Macgowan Little Theater.

	
Correction: The original caption for this photo misidentified Colin Simon.


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