The Maiden's Prayer: Drama with Dark Comedy from Triad Productions
* Additional fees apply.
All offers for The Maiden's Prayer have expired.
The last date listed for The Maiden's Prayer was Sunday January 23, 2011 / 5:00pm.
Most Popular Theater Event Nearby:
- Full Price:
- Our Price:
- SOLD OUT
From a talented cast of young actors (all under the age of 18) comes this timeless musical tale of star-crossed romance. A reimagining of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, this cherished production tells of the ill-fated love affair between Tony and Maria as it plays out amidst the gang rivalry between the Sharks and the Jets. With lively music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim (Sweeney Todd), this favorite of the stage features such hit songs as "Something's Coming," "Maria," "America" and "I Feel Pretty." Also adapted into an Academy Award-winning feature film, West Side Story remains an unforgettable theatrical experience. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Quotes & Highlights
- Check out the playwright Nicky Silver's <a target="_blank" href="http://home.bway.net/dylanny/">website</a>.
Triad Productions is pleased to announce Nicky Silver’s The Maiden’s Prayer as their first production of 2011 and their next step in reaching a new generation of theatre-goer. Triad Artistic Director, Adam Parker, returns to the helm to direct this hilarious and heartbreaking San Diego premiere.
Picking up where romantic comedies leave off, we start at the wedding of Taylor (Jason Perkins) and Cynthia (Sam Ginn). Pregnant and... newly married, their nuptials are soured by Cynthia’s acid-tongued sister Libby (Rhianna Basore). Infatuated with Taylor, Libby is joined in her mourning by Taylor’s best friend Paul (Nathan Caracter), who’s been in love with him since childhood. Following this confused quartet is Andrew (James Darvas), who has a predilection for falling in love with men and their cable television. Through their eyes we see Taylor and Cynthia’s perfect world begin to weaken, eventually buckling under a tragic loss. Libby and Paul commiserate over their own desires for Taylor, finding consolation in unlikely and often unsavory places.
Heartbreakingly sad, unfairly true and absurdly hilarious, The Maiden’s Prayer will leave you laughing, crying and cringing all in the same scene.
About the Ticket Supplier: Diversionary TheatreOne of San Diego's Premier LGBT Theatres, Diversionary Theatre was founded in 1985 to provide quality theatre for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
Diversionary Theatre is recognized as one of San Diego's best theaters. Though its history has been long and varied, it is one of the most vibrate showcases of theatrical talent in the city.
Over the last four years the theater has elevated its productions and extended its season. The response has been remarkable, as its productions regularly receive "Critic's Choice," "Don't miss it" reviews, and multiple awards.