The Futility of Hope: World Premiere of a Family Drama
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The last date listed for The Futility of Hope was Saturday April 20, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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A hit off-Broadway and internationally, this inspiring musical parody shows the funny sides of the "change" that all women experience in mid-life. Four ladies with seemingly nothing in common but a black lace bra meet by chance at a lingerie sale in a department store. They poke hilarious fun at their woeful hot flashes, forgetfulness, mood swings, wrinkles, night sweats and chocolate binges. With classic tunes from the 1960s, '70s and '80s pushing the action along, these diverse women create a sisterhood as they realize that menopause is truly a shared experience that doesn't have to be suffered in silence. Learn More
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The play is just ok. It's not particularly well acted or well written. Not a bad option if you have nothing else to do but... On the upside, the venue was easy to find and parking was great. Also, the lady who played Suze did a great job.
About the Ticket Supplier: MBS Productions
MBS Productions specializes in “new theater.” In essence, every play or musical they do is a world premier. They are the only theatrical production company in North Texas that specializes exclusively in producing previously unseen works for the stage. They deem their audience to be the most adventurous, sophisticated, and eager, for they know that they’ll get to experience these new works.
MBS Productions was founded in 2004 by Mark-Brian Sonna when he produced the show, “Theatre of Death,” which was presented at the Teatro Dallas space for the Halloween season. The show consisted of six short plays dating from the middle ages through the present day, all dealing with death. Two of the plays were world premiers, three were new translations, and one was an adaptation of an existing work. This set the tone for what was to come. In 2005, they did a second show of “Theatre of Death” to kick off a 3-show season that carried them through the summer of 2006. In their 2006/2007 season, they presented five plays. They currently produce six shows a year, as well as assist and serve as consultants to other theater companies in developing and producing new and existing plays for their audiences.