BY ETHAN PAK
"Yellow raincoats, high-pitched voices and “talkies” will usher in HOOLIGAN Theatre Company’s fall season.
The company will perform a stage adaptation of the 1952 film “Singin’ in the Rain” at the Ralph Freud Playhouse starting Friday. The film chronicles the transition of silent-film costars Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont to talking films. Don struggles with the need to cross over to speaking films to further his career while Lina attempts to maintain stardom despite her unbearable voice. Director Jakob Garberg, a third-year English student, said even though the adaptation features the same plot and music as the film, some aspects, including personal performances and modernized dances, were adapted for the stage."
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Christina Hilliard (left), Max Nusbaum (center) and Hila Oz (right) star in "Singin' in The Rain," HOOLIGAN Theatre Company's stage adaptation of the 1952 film. The play will premiere Friday and features the same plot and music as the film, with certain adaptations to character development and choreography. (Jacqueline Gerdne/Daily Bruin)
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