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Smith Center at Ohlone College
- Ohlone College Dept. of Theatre & Dance Production
Season of the Arts 2017-2018

The Illusion
By Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright Tony Kushner
Directed by Michael Navarra

Freely adapted from Pierre Cornielle's L'Illusion Comique

  • November 3-4, 9, 11, 16-18, 8:00pm
  • ASL Interpreted November 11
  • Smith Center at Ohlone College
    43600 Mission Boulevard
    Fremont, CA 94539
  • Tickets:
    • $15 General
    • $10 Students
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  • Event Parking: $4
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In 17th century France, a father seeks a sorcerer to find his long-lost son and is shown enticing visions from his son’s swashbuckling, passionate, and adventurous life. Ohlone College’s award-winning Theatre and Dance Department presents The Illusion, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner. Freely adapted from Pierre Cornielle’s L’Illusion Comique for contemporary audiences, Kushner uses humor, romance, and suspense to delve into the mysteries of life and love. This play is especially appreciated by theatre-lovers and offers a surprising and satisfying twist at the end.

SNAPCHAT Filter for All “Illusion” Performances

Theatre Patrons: Please know there is a Snapchat filter available for your use while attending any of the "Illusion" performances. Snap a selfie, fancy it up, and post.

picture of the Smith Center and surrounding area in a line drawing indicating where people can use the snapchat filter. male and female students smiling at the camera. Bottom of image is two hand drawn men in French 17th century attire sword fighting.