A.C.T. Presents the World Premiere of Riot
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Grand and uplifting, Les Misérables is a powerful affirmation of the human spirit and one of the most popular musicals of all time. Woodminster Amphitheater hosts an outdoor production of this tale of passion and revolution in 19th-century France, which won seven Tony Awards on Broadway and was made into an Oscar-nominated film. Cozy up under a blanket and watch ex-convict Jean Valjean's struggle for redemption and the young, innocent love of his adopted daughter Cosette and the student Marius are set against the tumultuous backdrop of the French Revolution. It's a celebration of the human struggle for love, justice and happiness in the face of hardship, carried forward on a gorgeous score, including the beloved songs "I Dreamed a Dream," "On My Own," "One day More," "Do You Hear the People Sing?" and more. Learn More
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This is a powerful work presented by ACT Master of Arts program-- Featuring some of their best students. The work is well done and set in a Teen care home. Ursula Sarma wrote the play with the staff as well as the clients in mind. Its a topic that has been dealt with in other work, but this two Act play serves the issue of teen anxiety, mental illness and suicide very well.
Impressive performances by Anya Richkind who is perfect at a Schizo teen with amazing timing and heart in the role. Forrest Tiffany a vet of the Arts program is also a highlight in RIOT.
Of course the play ends on that topic ,, easy to see that coming. Slaights ballet in orchestrating that Teen age rage is amazing. The final battle with life and freedom is well done.
Worth seeing this play.. GREAT JOB to all and congrats to the cast - Vmedia
An unexpected act of violence lands Max in a residency clinic for emotionally disturbed teens. Was his explosive outburst the symptom of a mental disorder or a passionate act of love? Featuring young actors from A.C.T.‘s acclaimed Master of Fine Arts Program and Young Conservatory, Riot weaves Max’s relationships with his fellow patients, his doctor, and his nurses into a moving portrait of the deep human need for connection. Celebrated Irish playwright Ursula Rani Sarma’s hard-hitting play is the newest commission from A.C.T.’s international partnership with Britain’s Theatre Royal Bath.