Emotionally Powerful Apple Examines Honesty & True Love
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The last date listed for Apple was Sunday June 3, 2007 / 7:00pm.
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From the creator of the Tony-nominated reasons to be pretty comes the Midwest premiere of its off-Broadway companion piece, Reasons to Be Happy at Profiles Theatre. Three years after a contentious breakup, Steph and Greg now find themselves wondering if they should try again -- the only problem is that she's now married to someone else and he's just started dating her best friend, a single mother with a jealous ex-husband. Resident artist Neil LaBute's newest work is a funny, surprising and poignant reflection on the sacrifices we're willing to make in the pursuit of happiness. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Quotes & Highlights
“Critics’ Pick! A lively, visceral and involving play. Thiessen’s appealing drama mixes potent themes with surprising complications.” —_Chicago Tribune _
“In Profiles Theatre’s U.S. premiere, the waves of love, passion and need run deep, and in surprising patterns give Apple a cumulative emotional wallop.” —Chicago Sun-Times
“In Profiles’ sexually daring American premiere, Darrell W. Cox turns in a quietly unsettling and organic performance opposite an excellent ingénue, Brady Fuqua!” —Time Out Chicago
“Four Stars! Apple is fresh, absorbing and honest. Thiessen’s love triangle tale is told with intelligence and subtle intensity. The performances are immaculate.” —Copley News Service
_Apple _received its World Premiere at the Workshop West Theatre in Edmonton, Alberta in 2002. It was the winner of the Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award for Outstanding New Play in 2002, the Alberta Play Competition and the Herman Voaden National Playwriting Competition.
Vern Thiessen is rapidly becoming one of Canada’s most produced playwrights. He has written for stage, radio and television. His stage plays have been seen across Canada, the US and Europe, including Einstein’s Gift, Blowfish and _The Resurrection Of John Frum. _
Profiles Theatre’s production of _Apple _will be directed by Artistic Director, Joe Jahraus. Mr. Jahraus most recently staged Profiles’ acclaimed hit production of Neil LaBute’s Fat Pig. He also directed Profiles’ celebrated, award-winning production of the Midwest Premiere of Blackbird by Adam Rapp.
_Apple _contains strong sexual content. No one under 18 will be admitted.