Mad Forest Explores the Human Side of the Romanian Revolution
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The last date listed for Mad Forest was Saturday May 4, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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Hailed as "the best musical of this century" by Ben Brantley of The New York Times and "the funniest musical of all time" by Entertainment Weekly, The Book of Mormon won nine Tony Awards -- including Best Musical -- in its first year on Broadway. Now the national touring production is back at the Pantages for a second round of hilarity. Written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone along with Robert Lopez, the Tony-winning co-creator of Avenue Q, this musical comedy is a show that The Daily Show's Jon Stewart has called "a crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry." Learn More
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Mad Forest is an interesting, innovative and thought provoking play. The production is excellent. The cast members (of which there are 19!) play multiple roles and are uniformly accomplished. The play mixes vignettes, a documentary style and even a bit of fantasy to create a piece that is unique. I went with a group of people and we had all had questions that provided for a lively conversation during the intermission and after the play was over. If not familiar with Ceausescu and the Romanian revolution of 1989, it couldn't hurt to do a quick Wikipedia read before going to the show.
This play runs 2 hours and 30 minutes, and includes smoking of herbal cigarettes and recorded gun fire. Suitable for high schools students and older.
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