Judith Thompson’s Lion in the Streets follows a young immigrant girl named Isobel. Murdered seventeen years before the play begins, Isobel’s ghost returns to the community where she grew up in search of her killer. She peers, unseen, into the intersecting lives of people in her hometown and observes as personal traumas and tragedies unfold. Events fragment and fracture, reality becomes blurred, foggy like a painful memory one struggles to piece together. Isobel weaves through the interconnected lives around her, trying desperately to find the lion hiding in the streets she once knew. Lion in the Streets is directed by Theater Arts MA candidate, Quest Sky Zeidler.
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Friday-Sunday, February 24-26 &
Thursday-Sunday, March 2-5
Free for UCSC students, $12 general, $11 seniors, $11 students. UCSC staff, faculty and Alumni Assoc. members with ID may purchase up to 2 tickets at the student price.
Purchase tickets online at ucsctickets.com.
Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of theater management.
Doors open 30-minutes prior to performance.