A.C.T. 2-Show Package: Humor Abuse and Higher
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The last date listed for A.C.T. 2-Show Package: Humor Abuse and Higher was Tues., Jan. 17 at 8pm Humor Abuse (Preview) & Tues., Feb. 7 at 8pm Higher.
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In this modern masterwork -- critically praised as a unique mix of Oscar Wilde and Bertolt Brecht -- the great Irish writer George Bernard Shaw pits a military industrialist against his crusading daughter. She's a Salvation Army major; he's an arms manufacturer and whiskey distiller -- on certain issues, they could not disagree more. But when he begins donating money to her organization, matters come to a head as the characters grapple with questions of business, faith, family and philanthropy. After 16 years, A.C.T. brings Shaw back to the stage with this co-production with Theatre Calgary, one of A.C.T.'s favorite Canadian collaborators, featuring an international cast of Canadian and American actors. Learn More
About Humor Abuse
Venue: American Conservatory Theater
In this theatrical high-wire act and love letter to the Bay Area, Lorenzo Pisoni -- the youngest member of the Pickle Family Circus and son of cofounder Larry Pisoni -- tells the story of growing up (often literally) in his father's stage trunk. As he balances physical pratfalls with heartfelt recollections, Pisoni becomes "a one-man whirlwind" (WOR Radio), creating a vivid, living scrapbook of poignant memories and mesmerizing routines. Presented in association with Seattle Repertory Theatre.
"Breathtaking." --The New York Times
"A heartfelt story of a son looking for what makes his father tick." --Associated Press
Venue: The Theater at Children's Creativity Museum (formerly Zeum Theater)
A high-powered Jewish architect, madly in love with an equally talented colleague, discovers that she is his rival in a competition to design a memorial in Israel. As they roam from the sleek rooms of plush New York apartments to the muddy shores of Israel, the two architects are stretched to the limits of their creativity—and sanity. Memory, desire, and design fuel this thrilling new work, featuring A.C.T. core acting company member René Augesen.
"[Perloff writes] dialogue that springs to life." --Daily Variety
"Perloff's scope is bracingly ambitious." --San Francisco Chronicle