Motherless Girl Looks to Mythology in New Play Everything Will be Different
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The last date listed for Everything Will be Different: A Brief History of Helen of Troy was Sunday November 7, 2010 / 7:00pm.
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Hoo, boy. Don't let the cheery pink Trojan horse fool you -- this play is DARK. I don't mind tragedy if it's done well, but the audience needs to empathize with the protagonist so they share in her victories and defeats, caring what happens to...continued
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Everything Will be Different won the 2005 Oppenheimer Award and the 2006 Kesselring Prize.
Everything Will Be Different tells the story of teenaged Charlotte, whose beautiful mother is dead, and in the midst of her own grief and her father’s unwillingness to cope, she turns to the story of Helen of Troy for comfort, convinced that beauty, desire and fame can help her bring her mother back and punish the world that took her away in the first place. Charlotte finds herself searching in fantasy for what she cannot find in reality, and she ends up destroying the life and dreams of perhaps the only friend she ever really had. In the depths of pain, she comes to discover an unexpected grace.
About the Ticket Supplier: The Echo Theater Company
The Echo Theater Company is a group of actors, writers, directors, and producers dedicated to developing and presenting the work of playwrights on all levels. The company has produced award-winning premiere productions of Bedfellows by Herman Daniel Farrell lll, The Median Strip by Richard Strand, Home Grown by Rick Cleveland, A Devil Inside by David Lindsay-Abaire, Bryan Davidson’s War Music (which won 2003 Ovation Awards for Best World Premiere Play and Best Ensemble, as well as being chosen by the Geffen Theatre to open its 2004 season), and Paul Zimmerman’s Pigs and Bugs.