ANGELS IN AMERICA Friday, January 31 & Saturday, February 1 5 pm, SPACE Written by award winning US playwright Tony Kushner, Angels in America addresses themes of sexuality, HIV/AIDS, religion, and corruption.
A NIGHT OF MONOLOGUES Friday, January 31 & Saturday, February 1 8 pm, MPH A series of six monologues will be performed.
CHANDALIKA Sunday, February 2 6 pm & 8 pm, Art Center Based on a poem by Rabindranath Tagore, this production will incorporate music, dance and drama, and feature students from the pre-IB Foundation Programme. Performed in Marathi, English, Hindi, and some Bengali.
LOST IN THE BORDERLINE Tuesday, February 4 & Wednesday, February 5 8 pm, MPH This will be an experimental play that revolves around the fine delicateness of a borderline: when are we in one side, when are we in the other? This play will exploit physical theatre, digital technology, shadows, performance, dance and drama.
MAMMA MIA Saturday, February 8 & Sunday , February 9 8 pm, Library Lawn Based on the musical Mamma Mia, the play uses some of the greatest hits from the Swedish band ABBA and tells the story of 20 year old Sophie who is about to get married and wants her father to be present at the wedding.
LOVE IS THE BEST DOCTOR Saturday, February 8 & Sunday , February 9 5 pm, SPACE In this French comedy written by Moliere, the plan by Lucinda and her suitor Clitander to marry is thwarted when the brideâ€™s father tries to prevent her marriage to a suitor he disapproves of!
Week 3 A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Wednesday, February 12 & Thursday, February 13 8 pm, CAGE An extravagant, promiscuous woman named Blanche visits her sister, Stella, in New Orleans. But instead of a happy family gathering she is greeted by her sister’s husband, aggressive egotistic Stanley. A story about secrets, love and abuse that ends in a tragic, heart-wrenching, fashion.
TOYER Thursday, February 13 & Friday, February 14 8 pm, A3 This is not a horror thriller for the cosy lover. When a charming stranger appear at psychiatrist Maude's apartment late one night, an innocent encounter soon becomes a sexually charged battle of wits. Is he "the Toyer", the sadist who lobotomizes his female victims, or merely a playful admirer?
HEART MOUNTAIN Saturday, February 15 & Sunday, February 16 8 pm, SPACE “Heart Mountain” takes its name from one of the internment camps set up for the relocation of Japanese and Japanese American citizens in 1942 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The play was inspired by research that included interviews with former camp internees and their relatives.
THE LITTER MERMAIDMAN Sunday, February 16 & Monday, February 17 8 pm, Swimming Pool The Hans Christian Andersen tale of “The Little Mermaid” redone with switched genders.
ATTEMPTS ON HER LIFE Thursday, February 20 & Friday, February 21 8 pm, MPH In 17 fragments or short texts, a girl or young woman named Anne is referred to and talked about as an actress, a singleâ€™s party hostess, a performance artist, a terrorist, a car. The play is as funny as it is sad, and is essentially a fragmented portrait of an alienated young individual of an alienated generation.
PROHIBIDO SUICIDARSE EN PRIMAVERA Thursday, February 20 & Friday, February 21 6 pm, Behind Pelhamâ€™s Office Dr. Roda manages a clinic called El Hogar del Suicida which has distressed characters with one vocation: ending their lives. However, when Fernando and Chole arrive to El Hogar by mistake, they transmit their happiness for life to the patients and the staff. Performed in Spanish.
PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE Saturday, February 22 & Sunday, February 23 9. 30 pm, Cafeteria Picasso at the Lapin Agile features the characters of Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso, who meet at a bar called the Lapin Agile. Both men are on the verge of an amazing idea when they find themselves having a lengthy debate about the value of genius and talent.
Published on Jan 22, 2014
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