Stepping Out

Foothill gets 'Angry' – twice

The Foothill College Theatre Arts Department presents “Twelve Angry Men” and “Twelve Angry Women” through June 9 in the Loh- man Theatre at Foothill, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

A 19-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. It looks like an open-and-shut case – until one of the jurors begins opening the others’ eyes to the facts. The tense deliberations become personal, with each juror revealing his or her own character as the various testimonies are re-examined, the murder is re-enacted and revelations about human behaviors emerge. Tempers get short, arguments grow heated and the jurors get angry.

Foothill is staging two productions of the classic American drama, featuring male (“Angry Men) and female (“Angry Women”) casts directed by Tom Gough and Roneet Aliza Rahamim, respectively. They are supported by Joseph Hidde (scenic design), Kathleen Qiu (costume design), Mary Baronitis (lighting design) and Isaiah Ashburn (sound design).

The cast of “Angry Women” includes Marvina Reasons, Mai Toyokawa, Josie Burgin Lawson, Kristine Osbourne, Brenda Lopez, Melody Meo, Hannah Milon, Juliet Evens, Missy Lyons, Beth Wylie Turnidge, Emilianis Torres and Diane Thorne as jury members and Hannah Edel as the guard. The cast of “Angry Men” includes Arturo Dirzo, Zach Lenton, Vic Prosak, Jj Martinez, Dan Cardenas, Rafael Luna, Austin Valliani, Andre Leben, John Musgrave, Matt Brown, Julio Rivera and Eden Guizar as jury members and Brandon Balistreri as the guard.

Performances of “Angry Women” are scheduled 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. June 6 and 8 p.m. June 8. Performances of “Angry Men” are slated 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Saturday and June 8 and 2 p.m. June 9.

Tickets are $10-$20. Parking is $3; Lot 8 provides the easiest access to the theater.

For tickets and more information, call 949-7360 or visit foothill.edu/theatre.

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