Theatre major David Callander '88 headed for Broadway after graduating, then decided to go to medical school and became a psychiatrist. The pandemic stirred something in him, and Callander is producing and directing an upcoming play in L.A.
From winter break we transition into a new spring semester at Pomona College in just a few days. This semester, the College breaks in the new decade with a host of big events on campus from late January to early May.
“Red Velvet,” as presented on Pomona’s Seaver Theatre stage, will differ from “Red Velvet” as written. The work about the great classical black actor Ira Aldridge is reimagined as a tale of triumph rather than tragedy.
In advance of the free pre-release Claremont screening of "Motherless Brooklyn," presented by The Humanities Studio, Professor Jonathan Lethem sat down to chat about the film adaptation of his critically acclaimed book.