Cal Poly students put on a comedy about commies

Communism may not seem like the most obvious source of humor, but there is plenty to laugh about in SMASH, a play that Cal Poly theater students are putting on this weekend.

Based on “An Unsociable Socialist” by George Bernard Shaw, the play tells the story about a rich man who leaves his bride and his life behind for the revolution. I was given an exclusive backstage look at their preparations:

Performances are at 8 p.m. on May 19, 20, and 21 with an additional showing at 2 p.m. on the 21st. Tickets are available through this link.