Heartfelt Family Drama The End of the Tour from Road Theatre
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The last date listed for The End of the Tour was Saturday March 8, 2008 / 8:00pm.
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When a woman welcomes an uninvited guest to Thanksgiving dinner, an entire family is challenged and changed in Sovereign Body, an ambitious new drama from playwright Emilie Beck and the Road Theatre Company. Ranging in style from dream play to naturalism, Sovereign Body is a haunting look at a family's struggle to heal in the face of daunting adversity. Scott Alan Smith (That Good Night, Lady) directs this latest work from the celebrated writer of Number of People (which starred Ed Asner in the recent Pasadena Playhouse production) and Habeas Corpus. Learn More
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A frantic phone call from Jan forces her brother Andrew to return home to small-town Dixon, Illinois—the boyhood home of Ronald Reagan—to deal with their ailing mother Mae, an irate “temporary” resident of a nursing home. As Jan struggles to leave town and reclaim her life, she and Mae attempt to navigate through their difficult relationship. Meanwhile, Andrew takes his lover on a guided tour through his childhood haunts, reliving the fear and sorrow that has impacted his life. This sometimes-comic “tour” includes a look inside the home of Jan’s soon-to-be-ex-husband, whose best friend has unusual views on life, love, and when to call the vet. Balancing humor and pain, The End of the Tour is a portrait of people attempting to pull themselves up and out of the disappointment in their lives.
By Joel Drake Johnson
Directed by Heather Dara Williams
About the Ticket Supplier: Road Theatre Company
Since the Road was founded in 1991, we have built a reputation for supporting, nurturing, and presenting new works. We are also deeply invested in our NoHo community and the neighborhood’s revitalization, and involve ourselves in community service and educational outreach.