Dark Comedy The Waiting Room at City Lights
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Joy, sorrow, elation -- from the moment it was written, Mozart's music has inspired a host of emotions. Amadeus, the brilliant stage play by Sir Peter Shaffer, focuses on one response: jealousy. Travel back to the Austrian imperial court where the emperor's chosen composer, Antonio Salieri, reigns supreme until the arrival of a daring young talent, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Coarse, foul-mouthed and graceless, Mozart is everything that Salieri is not, including (of course) a genius. Awarded the Best Play Tony in 1981, Amadeus returns to the stage on the 30th anniversary of its Academy-Award-winning film adaption by Milos Forman. City Lights Theater Company presents this provocative and thrilling tale from the celebrated writer of Equus and Black Comedy. Learn More
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American Theatre Critics Association Award Winner
!“A bold, risky melange … terrifically moving!” —New York Times
A satirical and controversial examination of the timeless quest for beauty – and its costs. An 18th century Chinese woman, a tightly-corseted Victorian lady, and a much-augmented Jersey gal meet in a modern day doctor’s office, each confronting the forces that led them there. This always-lively dark comedy is a wild ride through medical and sexual politics with a good dose of resilience and humor.
Written by Lisa Loomer
Directed by Kit Wilder and Lisa Mallette
Featuring Nichole Hamilton, Heidi Kobara, Lauri Smith, and D. Renee Willis with Larry Barrott, Dirk Leatherman, Wayne Lee, Derek McCaw and Ron Talbot.
About the Ticket Supplier: City Lights Theater Company
The City Lights Theater Company (CLTC) is San Jose’s Off-Broadway theatre company and presents adventurous live stage productions in an intimate flexible environment. CLTC is committed to the community by providing their audiences with affordable, quality theatre and opportunities for local artists.