People Show: The UK's Famed Alternative Troupe in The Detective Show
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The last date listed for People Show 121: The Detective Show was Saturday October 5, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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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
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- “Theater without the People Show would be like music without rock ‘n’ roll.” --Sam Shepard
Running time is 75 minutes.