Greenhouse Theater Center Presents Ionesco's Rhinoceros
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The last date listed for Rhinoceros was Friday June 22, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Starting in 1926 and spanning 80 years, moving between Poland and America, Our Class is an epic play that's profoundly affected audiences and critics since its premiere at London's National Theatre. Ten Polish classmates -- five Catholic and five Jewish -- grow up over the course of the story. Their lives take dramatically unexpected turns as their country is torn apart by invading armies, first Soviet, then German, then Soviet again. Friend betrays friend and violence quickly escalates, reaching a crescendo that forever haunts the survivors. Based on true events in the Polish town of Jedwabne, Our Class is a groundbreaking play that courageously examines loyalty and treason, individual bravery and collective cowardice and the actions that ripped apart a small community during the Second World War. Learn More
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I'm not a huge fan of absurd theater. That said, I thought this was really well done. I have seen Rhinoceros before and read the script, and I got much more from this performance. It was also very funny, which I've never really gotten before. The company that puts this on is great, which is why I went to see the show. If you like absurd theater, you will love this show.
By Eugene Ionesco
Directed by Alex Gelman
“I am alone and they are all together.”
Rhinoceroses are loose in the streets. Berenger does not care. While the citizenry fails to make heads (horns) or tail out of an increasingly chaotic situation, our hero begins to realize that everybody around him is gradually changing into pachyderms. Considered by many to be Ionesco’s finest play, Rhinoceros tracks one man’s lonely efforts to hang onto his humanity, while everyone around him abandons theirs.