The Wild Bride From Extraordinary British Theater Troupe Kneehigh
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The last date listed for The Wild Bride was Sunday December 11, 2011 / 7:00pm.
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When the mysterious and sultry Vanda walks into playwright Thomas Novachek's office, he thinks the search for the perfect lead in his latest production might finally be over. But her audition quickly turns into a seductive and erotic power play that'll make you wonder who's really running the show. Among the most acclaimed -- and most provocative -- new plays in recent Broadway history, David Ives' Venus in Fur blurs the lines between fantasy and reality, seduction and power, and love and sex. Learn More
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- "...a rackety fairytale shot through with the blues, an insouciant sauciness, and the pain and pleasure involved in managing to survive."<em> --The Guardian</em>
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- December 3, 2011 is Berkeley Rep’s night/OUT. The show is followed by a fabulous party for the LGBT community, which is included in the ticket price.
In a stunning elemental world of dust, clay and fire here is a red hot story with a brutal edge and a beating heart... The story of what happens when your father accidentally sells you to the Devil.
Betrayed by her father, our heroine has those 'cross-road' blues. She chooses to walk into the wilderness rejecting not only the Devil, but also her home and trusting heart as well. In the wilds she meets a Prince and becomes pregnant, but when he is called to war, her heart breaks as she finds herself at those pesky cross-roads again.
In the cool green of the forest, she brings up her child, and - wonder of wonders - her broken heart grows back. Perhaps this is happily ever after, perhaps there is even more joy to come...
This epic and poetic wondertale is classic Kneehigh stuff. Charting a life from child to adult, you can expect instinctive storytelling, devilish humour and a heady mix of live blues music and devilish humour. The Wild Bride is a grown up, spring bud, dustball of a romance for brave children and adults alike.
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