Tom Stoppard's Heroes: Olivier Award-Winning Comedy from Remy Bumppo Theatre Co.
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A violent cycle of corruption and betrayal is set in motion when the popular King Duncan of Scotland is murdered by Macbeth, his trusted friend. Macbeth -- with his manipulative wife by his side -- achieves the power he believes he deserves, but the price is tragically high. Shakespeare's masterpiece provides a glimpse into the human heart, with the "black and deep desires" that are often found in even the best of men and women. Organic Theater Company's fresh take on this ageless tale sees this power couple's journey in its grotesque complexity. Learn More
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by Gerald Sibleyras
Translated by Tom Stoppard**
**Directed by James Bohnen
Featuring Artistic Associate** David Darlow and guest artists Mike Nussbaum and **Roderick Peeples
Tom Stoppard’s translation of Gérald Sibleyras’ play won the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy. It’s 1959 and Philippe, Gustave and Henri, three veterans from WWI keep each other company on the back terrace of a retired soldiers’ home. Through a series of witty scenes, the men goad one another into new adventures. The men’s cantankerous camaraderie becomes strained as they plot an expedition to Indochina, or at least as far as the poplar trees on the distant hill. Heroes is a funny and bittersweet play about memory and “not going gently into that good night.”