Saturday, February 22

UCLA students join New York performers in ‘Lost in the Stars’

The curtain will open on a train filled with South Africans traveling to Johannesburg during apartheid. The instrumental music will go silent and the characters will begin to segregate on stage, singing, “White man go to Johannesburg, he come back, he come back / Black man go to Johannesburg, never come back, never come back.” New York-based theater group SITI Company will be performing Kurt Weill’s 1949 musical “Lost in the Stars” at Royce Hall on Saturday and Sunday, featuring a chorus including several UCLA students and alumni. Read more...